New Security Level for contactless applications of LEGIC

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LEGIC Identsystems Ltd, a leading provider of contactless smart card technology for people ID solutions is developing LEGIC MMT to improve security and convenience also for Mifare-based environments.

LEGIC will provide security components to enable its customers to offer solutions which comply with the requirements of the technical guideline TR-03126-5 of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). A first system of one of LEGIC's customers has recently been declared to be compliant with the BSI guideline. The BSI guideline TR-03126-5, issued in 2010, describes a set of requirements for secure operation of RFID solutions. With this guideline, manufacturers and operators of physical access systems get recommendations how to achieve a new level of security within their installations.

LEGIC's Master-Token System Control is a proven concept in worldwide use. Consequently, LEGIC's upcoming MMT is also based on Master Tokens, designed for Mifare and complemented by comprehensive system management tools and certified security elements. The MMT components will further extend the capabilities of the LEGIC advant family and simplify the use of advanced security also for Mifare-based systems.

Dr. Reinhard Kalla, Vice President Product Marketing & New Business of LEGIC, comments: "The extension of our Master-Token concept to the Mifare world allows our customers a new scope of applications. We are happy to be able to provide our know-how and components which enable a new level of security and simplicity also in Mifare based identification systems."

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Technical Specification

Manufacturer LEGIC Identsystems Ltd
Model code advant
Accessories Advanced contactless smart card system
Additional info The LEGIC advant product line has been developed to ideally support the design and realisation of access control and other person related service applications. It provides security, scalability and cost-effective investment protection. Because of its advanced features and compliance with ISO 15693, ISO 14443 and the LEGIC RF standard, the LEGIC advant product line is especially suitable for smart card projects, such as single- and multifunctional company or leisure cards. Its target applications include ticketing, government ID, general access control and high security solutions for converged access (incl. IT-access) and biometrics.
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