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German companies develop prototype eIDAS implementation for the BSI

By cryptovision. The “Regulation on electronic identities and trust services (eIDAS)” published by the European Union in July 2014 forms the legal basis for the secure handling of electronic transactions between businesses, citizens and public authorities or institutions within the EU. The French Agence nationale de la sécurité of systèmes d’information (ANSSI) and the German […]

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From Ecuador to eIDAS, from PKI to Peru – Mindshare 2015

by Silicon Trust When driving – or walking – from Gelsenkirchen’s  Main Station to the cryptovision headquarter in the nearby science park one couldn’t miss a huge 2015 Mindshare billboard by the side of the road. A bit too much maybe? Not really. For one, it indicates that you are indeed on the right path […]

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Silicon Trust Marketing Update highlights trends & innovations for the Gov ID sector

With a record number of participants, the 2014 Silicon Trust Marketing Update Day took place yesterday at the Infineon Technologies’ Headquarter near Munich, Germany. This annual  and exclusive partner event is designed to give the Silicon Trust community an update of market, project and technology updates within Infineon as well as information on relevant trends and […]

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BSI: Technical Guidelines to formalize the border control process

Text: Florian Rienhardt, German Federal Office for Information Security / BSI Modern electronic identity documents do not just feature optical-physical content and corresponding physical security properties. Since the introduction of electronic passports and electronic identity cards, the built in RF-chip is a modern identity document’s additional and essential protection feature that increases the overall security and confidence […]

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Annual Silicon Trust meeting puts focus on ‘ID document lifetime’

This year’s annual Silicon Trust Marketing Day was a huge success, attended by over thirty participants, representing twenty companies along the secure ID value chain. With its focus topic ‘ID document lifetime’, the 2012 meeting, which took place on September 12th, attracted important players, such as Giesecke & Devrient, Gemalto, Bundesdruckerei, HID Global, T-Systems, Agfa […]

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BSI Grants G&D Security Certificate for Contactless Signature Cards

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is enhancing its credentials as a technology leader for security-certified signature card solutions. The German Federal Office for Security in Information Technology (BSI) has granted STARCOS 3.5, G&D’s new smartcard-based operating system, a security certificate for EU-compliant contactless signature cards on the basis of the PACE (Password Authenticated Connection Establishment) protocol. […]

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Latest operating system from G&D offers greater security for electronic identification documents

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is the first manufacturer in the world to offer a certified solution for the new security functions in electronic passports as well as residence permits and ID cards on the basis of the protection profile as newly defined by Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI). The BSI has accordingly granted […]

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Regula e-passport inspection system received BSI certificate – managed by HJP Consulting

The Regula e-passport inspection system now also received a certification from the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) for being compliant to Extended Access Control 2 (EAC2) test standards. The inspection system “Regula series 7024” manufactured by Latvia based Regula Baltija Ltd. is the first inspection system to receive the conformity certificate [BSI-K-TR-0126-2012] for […]

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