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Infineon accelerates research on post-quantum cryptography

Quantum computers have the potential to break cryptographic schemes like RSA and ECC* which are currently used for encrypting personal and sensitive data. Ultimately, the confidentiality of digital communication and data exchange in mobile communications, in the Internet of Things or in the public domain could be at threat. To tackle this massive challenge, leading […]

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A new German security architecture for next generation ID and IoT requirements

By Markus Hoffmeister & Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision GmbH. The Cryptographic Service Provider (CSP) module, based on an architecture developed by governmental cyber security experts in Germany, is an innovative and effective approach to implementing cryptographic security functions across a diverse array of sensitive applications. It takes security development to a new level, by enabling smooth […]

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IDEMIA launches enhanced security smart cards resistant to quantum computers

Asymmetric cryptosystems are at the heart of digital security as they are the cornerstone for the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), as well as – amongst other things – secure authentication, digital Identities and trusted services. In particular, they are widely deployed in secure elements to perform safe authentication of people and things (IoT). Indeed, it […]

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