FIME and Barnes International today announce that their jointly-developed personalization validation tool (PVT) has been qualified against the latest Mastercard PVT requirements, version 10.1 (Release 2017-1). FIME believes that the PVT significantly accelerates the certification and launch of secure chip products, for issuers, card manufacturers and personalization bureaus. These products include contact, contactless and dual interface EMV® cards, as well as near field communication (NFC) and contactless-enabled solutions such as smartphones and wearable devices.
Gemalto and IER1, a leading designer of solutions that improve the flow of goods and people, have teamed up to create Gemalto and IER Fly to Gate, an end-to-end self-service airport experience for travellers. Airport travel is booming; in 2016, there were 3.8 billion passengers and the International Air Transport Association (IATA1) expects this to double by 2035. This means that the industry and authorities will need to deploy automated solutions to optimize the flow of passengers while guaranteeing stringent security.
This report aims to provide decision makers with a thorough description of the security certification status concerning the most impactful equipment in five different critical business sectors. Results of this study should help to improve and harmonize the certification standards and frameworks in place, and pave the way towards a common approach to security certification in these sectors in the EU.
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Gemalto is supplying AT&T with a remote subscription management solution that will help enable its customers to deploy new and highly secure IoT applications in the U.S. and globally.
Gemalto's LinqUS On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) subscription management solution and GSMA M2M 3.1 compliant Embedded SIMs (eSIMs) will simplify the logistics of providing mobile services for Enterprises requiring global mobile connectivity for IoT applications and provide improved life cycle support for their subscriptions.
M2MD Technologies and Giesecke & Devrient announce the availability of a secure Communications Gateway. In addition to comprehensive security, the Communications Gateway allows automakers to quickly connect to the vehicle, execute commands more rapidly, and effectively manage costs.
With more connected vehicles on the road, the need for strong security and efficient communications is paramount to the safety of the driver and the vehicle. M2MD and G&D formed a strategic partnership, combining their expertise to improve both security and connectivity speed. The secure Communications Gateway merges M2MD’s proprietary security solutions with G&D’s expertise in encryption, key management, and highly secure hosting capabilities.
Eurosmart is calling for a European cybersecurity enforcement framework, including the promotion of a European Internet of Things (IoT) trust label and security certification. “The latest Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in the United States raise serious concerns about cybersecurity. It is imperative to protect the IoT ecosystem and consequently the whole business use of the internet. We count on the newly created European Cyber Security Organisation ESCO to provide an IoT security standard that will be deployed across Europe”, said Stéfane Mouille, Vice-president of Eurosmart.
Gemalto has been chosen by the National Police Directorate of Norway (POD) to supply Sealys eID cards, residence permit cards and third generation Sealys ePassports. The new documents will be supported by Gemalto's Allynis Issuance and Coesys Case Management system which orchestrate all the steps of the citizen application from biometric enrolment to the issuance, delivery and post-issuance of the document. The solution has been designed to comply with ICAO best practices related to enrollment, document verification, identity proofing and lifecycle management. Start date for this program is 2018.
ETSI welcomes the recognition by the White House of our participation in an international group developing a Smart City Framework. The announcement comes on the opening of the Smart Cities Week event in Washington D.C. The group, composed of NIST, ANSI, the U.S. Green Building Council, the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning, the Italian Energy and Innovation Agency, ETSI and the FIWARE Foundation, is developing a consensus framework for Smart City architectures, building upon existing standards and specifications. The objective is to develop a common white paper on consensus principles for Smart City architectures, derived from comparative analyses of existing concepts and their mapping to smart city deployments.