The SASS system will be used for the SIC and euroSIC payment systems as well as for the SECOM securities settlement system. It guarantees the secure and unadulterated transmission of messages in the Swiss Value Chain within the Swiss financial center infrastructure.

SASS security software forms the interface between the Gateway application and the HSM hardware components (Hardware Security Module; Primus HSM S500). The cryptographic operations using the private key take place in the HSM, the remaining operations with the SASS security software. The SASS software is available for Windows 2012 Server R2 or RedHat Enterprise Linus 7.