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OSPT Alliance Certifies Three New Products to its CIPURSE™ Specification

Austria Card and Infineon Technologies are the latest companies to have products receive CIPURSE Certification, demonstrating adherence to the non-proprietary, CIPURSE™ Specification from global association, OSPT Alliance. A total of 20 products from eight companies worldwide are now CIPURSE certified. The CIPURSE certification program provides mobility services stakeholders with confidence that the products they choose […]

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Gemalto ‘pilots’ biometric boarding at Los Angeles International Airport

Gemalto have announced a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The test will confirm that passenger needs and expectations are met through use of facial recognition versus a traditional boarding pass as well […]

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Adding Identity to the Internet of Things to improve Security and Traceability

By Orestis Mavropoulos, AUSTRIACARD.  The promise of the Internet of Things (IoT) was always to create “smart” objects. To get data from the physical world to gain insights. These “smart” objects are computers with additional functionalities when connected to the Internet. Our mobile phone is a computer that makes phone calls. Our car is a computer […]

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How a stolen connected car could threaten a whole city

By Marjolaine Lombard, Cyber Security Marketing Consultant, ATOS.  From the theft of a connected car to a city held hostage: one giant leap for cybersecurity In September 2018, researchers from KU Leuven University and Belgium succeeded in stealing a Tesla Model S in a few seconds.They were able to do it not by stealing the […]

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New hope for Post-Quantum Cryptography

By Robert Bach, Infineon Technologies As a pioneer in the development of encryption mechanisms that can withstand the computing powerof future quantum computers, Infineon is already preparing for the smooth transition from currently used security protocols to post-quantum cryptography (PQC). In a world of quantum computers, PQC should provide a level of security comparable with […]

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Back-End License Issuing for Forward Thinking Customers

By Daniela Previtali, Wibu-Systems Everyone knows about the danger of a malicious cyber-attack upon their company’s data systems. While it is true that many such attacks are perpetrated upon what is commonly known as ‘front-end’ – that part of a software system that allows usage and interaction by an individual employee, many attacks and malicious […]

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Infineon and XAIN to collaborate on bringing blockchain into the car

Infineon Technologies AG and XAIN have agreed to work together on bringing blockchain technology into the car. The Munich semiconductor maker and the Berlin-based start-up have signed a corresponding Memorandum of Understanding at Infineon’s 1st Automotive Cybersecurity Forum, taking place today in Munich. The goal of the collaboration is to test possible applications and develop […]

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World’s first TPM for cybersecurity in the connected car

Infineon Technologies AG is enabling a crucial step toward greater cybersecurity in the connected car. The Munich-based company is the world’s first semiconductor manufacturer to put a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) specifically for automotive applications on the market. The new OPTIGA™ TPM 2.0 protects communication between the car manufacturer and the car which increasingly turns […]

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