Author Archives | Steve Atkins

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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Introducing the world’s Largest Trust-Based Technologies event

  TRUSTECH – Pay, Identify, Connect & Secure TRUSTECH 2018, the leading event for digital trust technologies, will be held at the Palais des Festivals convention centre in Cannes from 27 to 29 November 2018. Join the whole industry for three intensive days of business, networking and innovation in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere: 300+ […]

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Gemalto and R3 pilot blockchain technology for Digital ID

Who are you, and can you prove it? The new Gemalto Trust ID Network enables users to give digital service providers fully verified and secured answers to these simple yet critical questions. By creating and managing their own ‘Self-Sovereign’ Digital ​ID, users can enroll with a host of different digital banking, eCommerce and eGovernment services, […]

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