Author Archives | Steve Atkins

Paragon ID: COVID-19 pushes contactless usage on public transport

The covid-19 pandemic has imposed new measures, new rules and a whole new organization in our personal and professional lives. Trends that had been identified for the next 2 to 5 years have suddenly accelerated and become an unexpected reality for which we haven’t been fully prepared. With the majority of the world’s population staying […]

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Thales Commended by Frost & Sullivan for Government-to-Citizen Mobile ID Solution

Based on its recent analysis of the global mobile identification (ID) wallet solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Thales with the 2019 Global Company of the Year Award. In 2019, Gemalto was acquired by Thales, which enabled it to leverage extensive expertise in the digital security credentials market to develop its mobile government-to-citizen identification solution, […]

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Secured Blockchain access using Infineon’s SECORA™ technology

Most of us have heard of blockchain when talking about cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin. However, if we look beyond fintech services, it can also be used in other applications such as logistics, energy supplies, social networks, messaging, gaming, online marketplaces, storage platforms, voting systems, predictive markets, online shops and brand protection. The list goes on […]

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Maintaining license security in the time of COVID-19

Interview with Oliver Winzenried, CEO & Co-Founder of Wibu-Systems During the enforced COVID-19 lock-down scenario that Germany found itself in recently, the Silicon Trust reached to out Wibu-Systems to find out how they were doing during this difficult time. Silicon Trust’s Program Director Steve Atkins spoke to CEO and Co-Founder of Wibu-Systems, Oliver Winzenried over […]

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HID Global, Fidesmo to expand use of wearables for access control and new applications

HID Global has announced a collaboration with Fidesmo, a provisioning company that makes it possible to connect contactless services to wearables.  Fidesmo has integrated HID’s next generation Seos® credential technology into secure element chips that are used in a wide variety of wearables. “As wearables grow in popularity,  organizations of all types will be confronted […]

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Infineon’s OPTIGA™ Connect eSIM solution offers pre-integrated network coverage in 200+ countries and territories

Cellular networks will be the communication backbone for billions of mobile devices and machines connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). At the core of this development is the embedded Subscriber Identity Module (eSIM), which securely connects devices to networks. To shape this development, Infineon Technologies AG is launching a comprehensive turnkey eSIM solution for […]

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Secured connectivity and blockchain technology for data-driven supply chains

Industrial supply chain solutions like digital twins, usage-based pricing models, product warranties or licensing solutions increasingly require reliable and auditable sensor and process data. Yet security is paramount, especially when data is transferred from one company or organization to another. Tributech Solutions GmbH takes cross-company data sharing to a new level. To provide an advanced, […]

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Securing cash registers in compliance with the law: cryptovision-TSE certified

Retailers and restaurateurs need to upgrade. The Kassensicherungsverordnung (KassenSichV) [Cash Register Security Ordinance] requires them to equip their cash registers with cryptographic security mechanisms that prevent tax fraud. The focus here is on a so-called Technical Security Device (TSE), a security module that must be certified according to the specifications of the German Federal Office […]

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