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Infineon significantly increases sales of SOLID FLASH™ security chips

The demand for Infineon’s SOLID FLASH™ security solutions is further gaining momentum. As the company announced, shipments of SOLID FLASH ICs for payment applications are expected to reach 1.5 billion units by the end of calendar year 2014. This represents a 15-fold increase of shipments within two years. Infineon pioneered highly secure yet very flexible security […]

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ID Security: Fast forward to FLASH technology

By Guillaume Sauzon, Infineon Technologies   In the late 1990s, the task of securing identities met the challenges of an increasingly digital world. The introduction of electronic documents was on the agenda for most governments around the world. Since then, ministries and their appointed agencies and officials have had to understand not only the political, […]

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Gemalto receives EAL7 certification for smart card embedded software

Gemalto’s Sealys ID Motion smart card software dedicated to national government programs has received “Common Criteria EAL7 certification”. EAL7, or Evaluation Assurance Level 7, represents the highest level of security assurance within the international security evaluation scheme, also known as Common Criteria.  By achieving this independent and government-recognized security certification, Gemalto has set a new […]

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Gemalto: eCovers & OS for Taiwanese electronic passports

  Gemalto will be supplying its Sealys eCover for ePassports to Taiwan’s national printer, the Central Engraving and Printing Plant (CEPP). As part of the solution, Gemalto will provide the Sealys eTravel ICAO Common Criteria certified software, embedded in the highly-durable passport inlay with secure microprocessor. The Sealys eTravel ICAO operating system is the fastest […]

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Infineon’s flash-based security controllers awarded Common Criteria EAL 6+ certificate

Infineon Technologies’ new Flash-based security controllers have been awarded with the highest security certificate (Common Criteria EAL 6+ (high)) by the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). They are the world’s first Flash-based security controllers fulfilling these currently highest security standards. The new SOLID FLASH™ security chips with “Integrity Guard” are aimed at use in […]

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Continental opts for security technology from Infineon in digital tachographs

Only security chips from Infineon Technology are installed in Continental’s new generation of digital tachographs VDO DTCO. With Infineon chips, the company can efficiently implement the high security standards set by the European Union (EU) in 2009 for such systems. Infineon supplies Continental with a security controller, which is certified according to “Common Criteria EAL5+ […]

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MTCOS receives SSCD Type 3 – type approval

The German Federal Network Agency, in charge of the German Digital Signature Law, has accredited MTCOS Pro as secure signature creation device (SSCD) according to the German Digital Signature Law.

The product has been successfully evaluated using Common Criteria EAL4+ high security coverage-level. The evaluation process is based on the latest protection profiles for signature cards, […]

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Smart Grid cyber attacks – Germany steps up the protection

By Martin Klimke and Chris Shire, Infineon Technologies   To fight global warming and lower the dependency on fossil energy resources, smart grids will be deployed. Smart grids will transform the power grids into intelligent networks that need a solid security foundation.  The German government has understood the need for security in this application and has […]

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