Glossary

Below you find an overview of the most relevant Terms in the context of KassenSichV and TSS.

NameDescription
Electronic record-keeping system (ERS)Cash register or POS system, depending on the "operational environment"
Operational environmentThe environment that is within the control of the taxpayer. For example: server, network, routers that are physically controlled by the taxpayer.
SDKSoftware Development Kit. Encapsulates the CC certified SMA component as well as communication with the fiskaly cloud.
SMASecurity Module Application. A CC certified component of TSS.
TC packageTrusted Channel package. Certified component for secure communication with the CSP.
TC proxyTrusted Channel proxy. Certified component for secure communication with the CSP.
CSPCryptographic Service Provider. A CC-certified component of the TSS for generating the signatures.
CTSS APICertified Technical Security System Application Programming Interface. The interface to the actual TSS.
CTSSCertified Technical Security System. The certified component of the technical security system device (TSS).
Management UIfiskaly cloud management interface. User interface for managing the TSSs.
Storage MediumStoring the data in order to be backed up and security features purposes.
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