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Updatable security for long-life Industry 4.0 and ICT systems

Connected machines and ICT systems require security mechanisms that are more robust than ever before and remain so for the long life common with industrial hardware. Withstanding attacks over the long-term means keeping the protections at the state-of-the-art through updates. Researching and assessing such updatable security mechanisms was the objective of the joint ALESSIO project. […]

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German companies, research institutes optimize security solutions for Industrie 4.0

Whether it’s Industrie 4.0, self-driving cars or smart home solutions – connected machines and high-value goods need security mechanisms that can be updated. The objective of the ALESSIO research project under the leadership of Infineon Technologies AG is to develop and assess these security mechanisms. Project partners from Munich are Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and […]

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nPerso: AusweisApp steht wieder zum Download zur Verfügung

Die Software zur Nutzung der Online-Ausweisfunktion des neuen Personalausweises, die AusweisApp, steht ab sofort wieder zur Verfügung. Bürgerinnen und Bürger können die Software auf der Webseite https://www.ausweisapp.bund.de in der Version 1.0.2 für das Betriebssystem Microsoft Windows herunterladen. Versionen für Linux und Mac OS werden folgen. Das Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI) hatte die AusweisApp aufgrund von aufgetretenen Schwachstellen in der automatischen Update-Funktion einer eingehenden […]

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Integrating biometrics today and tomorrow; an interview with Jonathan Heywood, Siemens IT Solutions & Services

The following interview took place between the magazine “THE VAULT “and Jonathan Heywood from Siemens IT Solutions & Services VAULT: Jonathan, Why do Siemens see biometric technology as an integral part of Identity and Access Management? JH: Biometric technology is the one technology that really confirms who you are. For Siemens it’s part of a much […]

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