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UK brings back blue passport with green updates

Britons will be able to travel with a blue passport when the traditional colour returns for the first time in almost 30 years. The distinctive blue cover will be re-introduced now the UK has left the EU, and will replace burgundy passports which were gradually rolled out from 1988. The first new passports will be issued […]

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Saving costs through Hardware Based Security

Modern (IoT) applications (e.g. connected industrial systems) have a high demand for reliable security. However, software based security is not enough. Hardware based solutions provide more security. One of the many benefits: by integrating secured and certified chips much development costs can be saved. Watch this video to get more details about saving costs through […]

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Simplified Logistics through Hardware Based Security

The automated, decentralized factories (smart factories) promise greater efficiency and flexibility across production processes. But the manufacturing companies are facing new security challenges. Solid IoT security concepts are based on cryptographic keys which must be protected along the entire value chain. Watch our video on how IoT security can bring greater flexibility to manufacturing. 

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Impressions @ Trustech 2019

Filmed at this years Trustech in Cannes, France this video covers some of the reasons why the Silicon trust is the longest partner alliance network in the industry. Hear from Infineon, PAV and cryptovision as they tell us why they feel the Silicon Trust has such an important role to play in the industry. If […]

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Access all areas – using biometrics to make it genius

By Maria Pihlström.  We all have several things to open, access and unlock, multiple times daily. Buildings, devices, padlocks, vehicles, servers – the list goes on. Current processes, however, can take up a lot of time and offer poor user experiences as well as being less secure. After all, who hasn’t lost or lent out […]

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How governments can benefit from open standards for ID

By Luiz Guimaraes, Latin American Sub-Working Group Chair at OSPT Alliance. Governments and associated bodies are required to make a whole host of ID solutions. Driver’s licences, transport cards, employee access control, health services, library cards – the list goes on. Not to mention the increasing desire for multi-application solutions, combining two or more of […]

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Mobile driving license vs. electronic driving license – replacement or supplement?

By Bernd Zwattendorfer, Infineon Technologies.  A driving license constitutes an official document issued by a governmental authority that provides information about the holder and her permissions to operate certain motorized vehicles such as cars, trucks, or motorcycles. The driving license, i.e. the document itself, has undergone different forms of representation over the last decades. Starting […]

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Flying solo with mobile payments: Why choose HCE?

By Christian Damour, Product and Services Manager – Security at FIME.  Smartphones are central to our daily lives. We manage our personal and business affairs, watch movies, track our health and, increasingly, make payments. Adoption of mobile payments is rising considerably worldwide, with predictions estimating it’ll be the second most popular way to pay by […]

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