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GlobalPlatform releases version 2.3.1 of Card/SE Specification following widespread consumer and M2M deployments

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has released version 2.3.1 of its Card/Secure Element (SE) Specification. The release supports the latest extensions of GlobalPlatform technology following widespread deployments in consumer and machine-to-machine (M2M) devices. 100% of the 1 billion SEs embedded in smartphones in the last three years are GlobalPlatform-certified and more than 5.5 billion GlobalPlatform-certified SEs were produced in 2017. Amendment I –...

GlobalPlatform publishes a configuration which simplifies and protects internet of things devices

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, publishes a configuration that simplifies the implementation of Secure Element (SE) specifications for the protection of internet of things (IoT) devices. “At the moment some of the IoT sector are not taking security seriously enough,” explains Gil Bernabeu, Technical Director, GlobalPlatform. “Recent attacks demonstrate that any device can be attacked or infected with malware. Devices can then be used for D...

GlobalPlatform simplifies remote secure management of Trusted Execution Environments and trusted apps

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has published two configurations to simplify and expedite the implementation of its Trusted Execution Environment Management Framework (TMF). The configurations offer guidance on the specific parts of the framework that need to be implemented to remotely manage Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs) and their trusted applications (TAs) on particular device types. “The original TMF specification is extensive, covering a w...

COMPRION receives GlobalPlatform qualification for its SWP/HCI card tests

GlobalPlatform has qualified the test benches TS 102 694-2 (SWP) and ETSI TS 102 695-2 (HCI), which are now available for COMPRION’s card test tools Spectro 2 and Spectro TP. Network operators can demand GlobalPlatform certification from their card suppliers for quality reasons. Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, comments: “We are delighted that COMPRION has received GlobalPlatform qualification for its SWP/HCI card tests. The GlobalPlatform Compliance Program eval...