1.5 billion chips sold: technology for passport and ID security on the rise

To date, Infineon Technologies AG has sold 1.5 billion security chips with its awarded Integrity Guard technology. Infineon provides robust solutions for enabling the protection of today and tomorrow’s government-issued electronic ID documents like passports from potential security attacks. The technology features a complex digital security architecture. It includes a fully encrypted data path and…

Gemalto ePassports takes top spot for speed in industry tests

Gemalto has announces that its operating system integrated in the Sealys electronic passports, achieved the fastest reading capabilities in the independent Interoperability Tests conducted at the recent Security Document World Conference in London.  Sealys ePassport Embedded Software is the latest generation of Gemalto's ICAO-compliant operating system. It meets the exacting standards of the Common Criteria EAL5+ augmented certification, which represents the…

Interview: “Veridos pools much sought-after expertise”

Interview with Hans Wolfgang Kunz and Hermann Sterzinger, Veridos GmbH Giesecke & Devrient and Bundesdruckerei, the two distinguished German specialists in secure government solutions, have come together to bundle their international ID business and launched the Veridos joint venture at the beginning of the year. In this interview, Hans Wolfgang Kunz and Hermann Sterzinger tell…