Tag Archives: Security

Big gaps emerge between countries on attitudes towards data protection in the cloud

Gemalto has released a study that reveals that while the vast majority of global companies (95%) have adopted cloud services, there is a wide gap in the level of security precautions applied by companies in different markets. Organizations admitted that on average, only two-fifths (40%) of the data stored in the cloud is secured with […]

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Two “SESAMES Awards” for post-quantum cryptography on contactless security chip

Infineon Technologies AG has been recognized with two SESAMES Awards for the world’s first post-quantum cryptography implementation on a contactless security chip. The prestigious industry awards were presented today at the TRUSTECH 2017 in Cannes. Infineon was awarded in two of six categories: Cybersecurity and eGovernment. Infineon is a pioneer in the development of encryption […]

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Preventing cyber-attacks in rescue services: security ‘made in Germany’ protects respirators

By Wibu-Systems, Fritz Stephan and Infineon An appalling scenario: a famous soccer player is involved in a serious traffic accident, just as his team is fighting to avoid relegation. While the player’s accident is not yet publicly known, the IT systems of the hospital are attacked. Looking for sensitive data, the perpetrators come across the name […]

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Bridging the gap between Internet Of Things and the developing world

By Richard Eyo, Department of Mathematics and Information Security, Royal Holloway, University of London. The Internet of Things (IoT) has been defined in Recommendation ITU-T Y.2060 (06/2012) as a global infrastructure for the information society, enabling advanced services by interconnecting (physical and virtual) things based on existing and evolving interoperable information and communication technologies [1]. […]

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REVIEW: Mobile – where next?

By Frank Smith, ENLETS Mobile.  The current state of mobile computing and communications is the result of a long period of innovation of several technologies over many years. During that time there have been many game changing breakthroughs, and sustained improvement of ideas. This paper looks at the journey so far, focusing on current and […]

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One-stop ID solution with AGFA security materials

One-stop ID solution with AGFA security materials AGFA, longtime expert of card materials with integrated security, presents its solution using sphoto imaging combined with stretch polyester to create durability. This combination allows the highest security. In terms of their proposal, AGFA is trying to avoid any pre-printed cards entering the value-chain. With AGFA’s offering cards […]

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X INFOTECH delivers biometric enrolment solution for Lithuanian Police

X INFOTECH has successfully delivered a the biometric solution for the mobile enrolment program in Lithuania in cooperation with the local partner ATEA. Recently, the consortium of X INFOTECH and ATEA won a public procurement organized by the Lithuanian Police. Their proven track record in identity management enabled them to stand out among their competitors […]

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Bundesdruckerei acquires majority interest in IT security specialist genua

Bundesdruckerei GmbH has acquired a majority share in the German IT security specialist, genua gmbh, based in Kirchheim near Munich. genua specialises in network security solutions and focuses on customers with special IT security requirements – above all mechanical engineering companies and public authorities. Its product range includes firewalls, virtual private networks (VPNs) for secure […]

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