TISAX® – Fast and Secure Assessment from SGS

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Meet the new security challenges of the automotive industry.

Businesses that want to remain competitive in the digital age must pay close attention to information security. This is particularly true for the automotive industry, where massive amounts of confidential data are exchanged daily.



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Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange (TISAX®)

SGS is a TISAX® Audit Provider

TISAX® is based on the Information Security Assessment (ISA) – a catalog of requirements concerning ISO/IEC 27001 – developed by the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA). The ENX Association acts as the governance organization within TISAX® and is responsible for the further development of TISAX®, the monitoring of TISAX® audit providers and assessment execution, as well as quality assurance.

The TISAX® assessment scheme ensures a uniform level of information security among car manufacturers, service providers and suppliers. It helps to protect data by ensuring integrity and availability in the manufacturing process. A dedicated online platform allows the exchange of information security assessment results within the automotive sector.

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Advantages of a TISAX® assessment


Assessment results recognized by all TISAX® participants


Accepted by suppliers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)


Commonly accepted assessment standard enables exchange of assessment results


Creates confidence in your company


Saves time and money


Eliminates duplicate and multiple assessments

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Fast and Secure Assessment from SGS

The VDA recommends that companies involved in the automotive industry value chain establish information security processes. Our experts will guide you through the TISAX® assessment process.

What are the steps to a TISAX® assessment?


Customer: Register via TISAX® online platform for scope registration excerpt

To begin your assessment, you must register on the TISAX® platform. Once you have done this, you can select SGS as your TISAX® audit provider for the assessment (quote based on the TISAX® scope registration excerpt).


Customer: Selection and Engagement of a TISAX® Audit Provider

To ensure information is secure, different assessment levels are provided by the TISAX® audit provider depending on the protection requirement. These are subdivided according to the assessment procedure.


SGS: Document Review and/or On-site Assessment

  • Assessment level 1: Self-assessment
  • Assessment level 2: Based on the documentation review with plausibility check and a telephone interview
  • Assessment level 3: Based on the documentation review with plausibility check and an on-site assessment


Customer: Exchange of Assessment Results

The results can be exchanged with explicit authorization from the assessed company.


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Technical Sheet

Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange Technical Sheet


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