Tag Archives: Smart card

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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South African ID card roll out begins in July

Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor told a media briefing in Parliament last week that the Home Affairs department would start producing smart ID cards, which have strong security features to prevent fraud and corruption. According to reports, Pandor said the old green ID book would be phased out. “We will get rid of the ID […]

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German Open eCard project releases ISO/IEC 24727 based open source eID middleware

The Open eCard team released the sources of the ISO/IEC 24727 based Open eCard App to provide an alternative to proprietary eID middleware solutions as well as the basis for the development of open applications in which all interested citizens can participate. In order to use national eID cards and electronic health cards in the […]

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Unique display card with one-time password developed by Infineon and Bundesdruckerei

Infineon Technologies AG and Bundesdruckerei GmbH have developed a new security smart card with an LED display and a one-time password. This new technology is centered around a security chip in the card which generates a one-time password for each transaction and displays this on the integrated LED display. Requesting the one-time password in addition […]

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Hong Kong Police opts for Identive’s smart card reader technology

Identive Group announced that the Hong Kong Police Force will deploy smart card readers based on Identive’s technology to comply with new security policies and protect confidential information. Identive’s local partner AMCL HK has been awarded a tender to supply 12,500 readers utilizing Identive’s smart card reader technology, to be delivered in the first quarter […]

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CeBIT 2013: Bundesdruckerei shows ID management solutions for secure data exchange

At this year’s CeBIT fair from 5 to 9 March in Hanover, Bundesdruckerei will present its solutions and ideas for full ID management. Visitors to the “City of IDeas” (booth C18) in hall 7 of the Public Sector Parc will see for themselves how data can be exchanged in a trustworthy manner – in everyday […]

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VIDEO: Secure NFC from Infineon

The importance of the Secure Element is immense in today’s NFC infrastructure. It enables security and therefore trustworthy data connectivity. Though nearly invisible to the end customer, it is the key component behind, amongst others, mobile payment. Watch this video to find out more about Infineon’s offering in this area.

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Infineon’s Coil-on-Module technology helps to secure contactless payment

Infineon Technologies AG has introduced its ‘Coil on Module’ chip package for Dual Interface bank and credit cards. Dual Interface – used for both contact-based and contactless applications – are a fast growing segment of the global payments industry. The new ‘Coil on Module’ package combines a security chip and antenna that makes a radio […]

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