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…

Goode Intelligence forecasts revenue opportunity for eID, eIDV and digital ID to top $27 Billion by 2024

In its latest research into the global identity market, the most definitive analysis of the digital identity market to date, Goode Intelligence forecasts that the combined revenue opportunity for electronic identity and document verification (eIDV) and digital identity will be $27.38 billion by 2024. Alan Goode, founder and CEO of Goode Intelligence and author of…

Infineon’s SECORA™ ID accelerates eID project execution

By Markus Moesenbacher, Infineon Technologies.  The ID market growth is mainly driven by electronic identification, electronic health cards and electronic driving licenses with strong variations to reflect local flavors. In addition, the request for multi-application is increasing for electronic ID cards. To meet these demands a flexible product is required which allows the customization of…

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…

Ready for the thinnest eDatapage Challenge

By Hervé Naullet, Paragon ID. It has been almost 20 years since the first rollout of the ICAO electronic/biometric passports. For most of these programs, the personalized data & picture of the citizen were securely printed and protected onto a paper-based datapage, and electronically stored in the contactless component located inside the cover of the…

Enrolment, Personalization and delivery of National ID Cards for El Salvador

Mühlbauer is operating the National ID project for citizens in the Central AmericanRepublic of El Salvador; the Salvadorian government has already extended the 2017 cooperation contract until June 2021. In 2011, the Government of El Salvador entrusted Mühlbauer with the task to implement and operate the National ID Cardproject. This project includes the provision of…

Why eID cards and Digital Signatures need each other

By Markus Hoffmeister & Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision GmbH. Developed in the 1970s, digital signatures are the technology of choice when it comes to protecting eID cards from forgery and manipulation. More generally speaking, digital signatures are an important means for making digital documents – such as contracts, receipts, and orders – reliable, provided that the private…