Gemalto ‘pilots’ biometric boarding at Los Angeles International Airport

Gemalto have announced a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International ...

Adding Identity to the Internet of Things to improve Security and Traceability

By Orestis Mavropoulos, AUSTRIACARD.  The promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) was always to create “smart” objects. To get data from the physical world to gain insights. These “smart” objects ...

How a stolen connected car could threaten a whole city

By Marjolaine Lombard, Cyber Security Marketing Consultant, ATOS.  From the theft of a connected car to a city held hostage: one giant leap for cybersecurity In September 2018, researchers from ...


I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list

International travel has become such a natural part of our lives that ...

Infineon’s Blockchain Security 2Go starter kit protects digital transactions

Digital transactions require secured yet user-friendly solutions. This applies all the more ...

Blockchain Blues – the end of eID cards?

By Markus Hoffmeister and Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision.  By design, the blockchain is ...

Articles & Editorials

Mobey Forum Launches Digital ID Expert Group

Mobey Forum, the global industry association empowering banks and other financial institutions to shape the future of digital financial services, today announces the formation of the Digital ID Expert Group. The group, co-chaired by Jukka Yliuntinen, Vice President at Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security and Simon Austin, Director at UBS Innovation Lab, will define the role of […]

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PrimeKey PKI in a box – still hot after 6 years!

By Jiannis Papadakis, PrimeKey.  It all started around 2008/2009 when we saw the need to make PKI easier to digest, to move away from the standard PKI project with minimum two weeks of installation and the pre-requisite of having PKI and HSM expertise available. Our goal was to reduce the installation complexity, time to deployment […]

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New hope for Post-Quantum Cryptography

By Robert Bach, Infineon Technologies As a pioneer in the development of encryption mechanisms that can withstand the computing powerof future quantum computers, Infineon is already preparing for the smooth transition from currently used security protocols to post-quantum cryptography (PQC). In a world of quantum computers, PQC should provide a level of security comparable with […]

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Back-End License Issuing for Forward Thinking Customers

By Daniela Previtali, Wibu-Systems Everyone knows about the danger of a malicious cyber-attack upon their company’s data systems. While it is true that many such attacks are perpetrated upon what is commonly known as ‘front-end’ – that part of a software system that allows usage and interaction by an individual employee, many attacks and malicious […]

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HID extends HID goID platform for Govt. Mobile ID offering

HID Global has announced that it has extended its HID goID platform so governments can more easily offer mobile identities to citizens from multiple authorised issuing agencies.  The platform is now available as a cloud service in a packaged HID solution or as a new, in-country offering operated locally with support from HID support teams.  […]

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Infineon and XAIN to collaborate on bringing blockchain into the car

Infineon Technologies AG and XAIN have agreed to work together on bringing blockchain technology into the car. The Munich semiconductor maker and the Berlin-based start-up have signed a corresponding Memorandum of Understanding at Infineon’s 1st Automotive Cybersecurity Forum, taking place today in Munich. The goal of the collaboration is to test possible applications and develop […]

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World’s first TPM for cybersecurity in the connected car

Infineon Technologies AG is enabling a crucial step toward greater cybersecurity in the connected car. The Munich-based company is the world’s first semiconductor manufacturer to put a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) specifically for automotive applications on the market. The new OPTIGA™ TPM 2.0 protects communication between the car manufacturer and the car which increasingly turns […]

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HID Global Acquires Crossmatch to Expand in Biometric Identity Management

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has acquired Crossmatch, a leader in biometric identity management and secure authentication solutions, from Francisco Partners.  Crossmatch’s portfolio of products includes biometric identity management hardware and software that complement HID’s broad portfolio of trusted identity products and services, making HID Global one […]

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