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Why secure biometric systems still require hardware-based security

The Silicon Trust caught up with Infineon’s Bernd Zwattendorfer to ask about his latest published article on biometric systems, FIDO and the impact that COVI-19 has had on the use of biometric systems. If you wish to read the article yourself, you can do so by following this link.

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Are you really John Doe?

The reasons why secure biometric systems still require hardware-based security By Bernd Zwattendorfer, Infineon Technologies The proof of a claim of a person’s identity – both identification and authentication – are fundamental processes for granting or denying access to services. These being either physical (yes, you really booked the hotel room) or digital online (yes, […]

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Wibu-Systems, CodeLock combine tech for robust digital document protection solution

Wibu-Systems, a security technology leader in the global software licensing market, and CodeLock and Licensing Systems (Pty) Ltd., an information security technology company, have joined forces for CodeLock to offer a novel encryption tool that provides a fast and easy way to secure valuable documents and sensitive digital information traveling across disparate mail servers. With […]

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AFRICA responds to COVID-19

Silicon Trust caught up with ID4AFRICA’s Chairman and Founder, Dr. Atick to discuss their webinar series and their response (and the African Continent’s) to COVID-19. It’s an interesting conversation and may include clues to how the industry will move forwards sans COVID-19. Please watch and enjoy…

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SECORA™ ID S: highest security and flexibility for region-specific electronic ID cards and eGovernment solutions

With SECORA™ ID, Infineon Technologies AG offers an easy-to-integrate security platform for contactless digital ID documents. The first product variant, SECORA™ ID S, is a particularly flexible, Java-based solution. It simplifies and accelerates the design and production of region-specific sovereign documents such as eIDs in card format. The solution includes the security chip, the operating […]

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The Case for the eDatapage

Interview with Philip Seebauer, Infineon Technologies We spoke to Infineon’s Philip Seebauer and asked why is the structure and material of the eDatapage so important for todays ePassports? The conversation also covers the upsides and downsides of polycarbonate eDatapages as well as Infineon’s contactless Coil-on-Module solution.

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Wibu-Systems Flexible Software Licensing Options Keeps Pace with Customer Demands

Wibu-Systems, a security technology leader in the global software licensing market, has enabled new software monetization options for its long-standing customer, Civilserve, the exclusive sales partner for GGU Software, with the addition of its CodeMeter Cloud licensing solution. The modular scalability of CodeMeter allows Civilserve to now offer the complete GGU-Software geotechnical package with dongle, […]

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ICAO Public Key Directory (PKD) – Description and benefits

Last week we were contacted by the Luxembourg-based agency, INCERT. They have created a video which explains how the ICAO PKD work. The ICAO PKD enables countries issuing ICAO compliant eTravel documents to share relevant technical data that could be used by other countries when verifying ePassports. We thought it was pretty interesting and we though […]

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