Mobile strong authentication for better citizen inclusion into the digital economy

By Uljana Belokrinicka, X Infotech The demand for affordable digital solutions, accompanied by trusted security and protection of data, is growing globally. At the same time, the economic impact of digital identity is hard to overestimate. The McKinsey Global Institute performed research in this area and concluded that, “In the emerging economies, basic digital ID alone could unlock…

Advancing contactless payments: Infineon , Fingerprint Cards join forces to drive mass deployment of biometric cards

Payment cards with integrated fingerprint sensor make contactless payments more convenient, more secure and hygienic. The contactless card remains in the hands of the cardholder throughout the entire payment transaction, while eliminating the need for PIN entries or signatures to authorize even high-value payments. Infineon Technologies AG and Fingerprint Cards AB  have joined forces to…

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 COVID-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. https://youtu.be/C2VQXVTu0WI

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,…

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…

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…

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.   https://youtu.be/iTNFTTx_bjg