Articles & Editorials

Smart mobility: Ukrainian city of Vinnitsa selects CIPURSE™ for transit ticketing

The city of Vinnitsa, Ukraine, is implementing a new, state-of-the art system for automated fare collection based on the CIPURSE™ open security standard. Infineon Technologies AG has been selected as sole supplier of the security chips to be embedded into 200,000 transportation cards for the city’s trams and busses. The cards will be issued from […]

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Border Control Security along International Standards

By Detlef Houdeau, Infineon Technologies. Back in 1979 the International Civil Aviation Organisation, called ICAO, published the standard on Machine-Readable Passport (MRP). Passport booklets with this function need a Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) based on the typeface Optical Character Recognition (OCR-B). The phase out of all non-MRP was set for CY 2015. By springtime2006 ICAO […]

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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 […]

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The case for the eDatapage

By Philip Seebauer, Infineon Technologies.  As globalization becomes more prevalent, so too are the number of passport holders and annual border crossings. Due to their safety-critical character, official identification documents must be developed according to the highest security standards in order to enable a reliable protection against manipulation and fraud. Safety must be guaranteed over […]

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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 […]

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Wibu-Systems CodeMeter Security Platform Wins the Best Healthcare IoT Security Solution Award

Wibu-Systems today announced that its CodeMeter licensing and security platform has been selected as the winner of the “Best Healthcare IoT Security Solution” Award from MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies, and products in the global health and medical technology market. The international competition included over 3,500 nominations across multiple […]

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Wibu-Systems continues to champion digital security in Industrial Automation

Wibu-Systems, the international pioneer for the protection of software, firmware and confidential data, returns to SPS IPC Drives Italia in Parma between 28 and 30 May 2019. Its booth forms part of District 4.0, the special concourse of exhibitors highlighting the potential of the digital transformation in manufacturing. Visitors to booth A002, hall 7 can […]

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Canada enhances public safety with Gemalto fingerprint identification solution

Gemalto, a Thales company, will implement the Canadian Department of National Defence’s (DND) first Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to increase security and reliability in the collection and verification of fingerprint records. A recent initiative undertaken by the Government of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to advance public safety measures has led […]

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