GlobalPlatform supports SESIP methodology for IoT device security certification

SESIP is providing device makers and certification bodies with a common, optimised approach to evaluate the security of connected products, bringing consistency and trust to the IoT ecosystem.

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TPM and TEE are partnering not competing, GlobalPlatform boss reports

As the line between mobile devices and computers becomes increasingly blurred, security architectures from two previously separate worlds are also converging. GlobalPlatform’s secure components – the Secure Element (SE) and Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) – are becoming de facto in mobile devices and the Trusted Computing Group’s (TCG) Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is widely deployed across the computing ecosystem.

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GlobalPlatform and IoT Connectivity Alliance sign MoU to develop and support industry-wide standards for IoT security

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between industry associations GlobalPlatform and the IoT Connectivity Alliance (ICA). The two technical bodies will work to develop and promote a standardised approach to internet of things (IoT) security based on secure component technology. This will reduce the cost and streamline the development of large-scale consumer and industrial IoT deployments.

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GlobalPlatform standardises secure OS and firmware loading on secure elements

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has published its Open Firmware Loader for Tamper Resistant Elements (OFL). The free specification standardises how secure element (SE) firmware – combining the secure operating system (OS),

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IoT security and ubiquity will be discussed during oneM2M and GlobalPlatform webinar

Security challenges associated with interoperability and how to overcome them to accelerate global adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) will be discussed during a oneM2M-sponsored webinar with GlobalPlatform.

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Adoption of GlobalPlatform industry specs deployed on 22bn Secure Elements

GlobalPlatform, a standard for the protection and secure management of digital services and devices, has conservatively estimated that 41% of all Secure Elements (SE) deployed globally between 2010 and 2016 were based on its specifications. That is a total of 22.018 billion.

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Industry bodies align to standardise on-device NFC service management no matter where it is hosted

ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum detailed a standardised approach to implementing and managing NFC services across all technologies and platforms. The shared work initiative explains how to ensure that NFC services successfully coexist within a device and operate as intended.

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GlobalPlatform releases its new consumer-centric model configuration

Industry association GlobalPlatform has released its Consumer-Centric Model Configuration. This framework enables consumers to have ultimate control over which secure applications they want to use from the Secure Elements (SE) housed within their trusted devices.

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GlobalPlatform and FIDO Alliance sign a MoU to ease identity authentication

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been agreed between technical bodies GlobalPlatform and the FIDO® (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance. The two industry associations are working to ease FIDO authenticator development on GlobalPlatform-based secure component products.

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The value of a standardised eUICC for M2M deployments

When we think about mobile, it’s natural to think about phones. But in fact by 2020, it is projected that handsets will account for only 72% of mobile connections. Instead, growth will come from connected M2M devices.

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GlobalPlatform updates NFC UICC configuration to align with latest GSMA specifications

GlobalPlatform has confirmed that it has extended the scope of its UICC Configuration to incorporate additional requirements from the telecom industry. GlobalPlatform worked closely with the GSMA to integrate new use cases for the deployment and management of contactless services on NFC-enabled devices from the GSMA NFC UICC Test Book.

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Security features based on existing specifications can enhance IoT security and privacy, says GlobalPlatform

June 30, 2014 – GlobalPlatform, the organisation that standardises the management of applications on secure chip technology, has published a white paper examining how GlobalPlatform Specifications can address the key privacy and security concerns for the deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) or machine-to-machine (M2M) devices.

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