Tag Archives: BSI

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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nPerso: AusweisApp steht wieder zum Download zur Verfügung

Die Software zur Nutzung der Online-Ausweisfunktion des neuen Personalausweises, die AusweisApp, steht ab sofort wieder zur Verfügung. Bürgerinnen und Bürger können die Software auf der Webseite https://www.ausweisapp.bund.de in der Version 1.0.2 für das Betriebssystem Microsoft Windows herunterladen. Versionen für Linux und Mac OS werden folgen. Das Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI) hatte die AusweisApp aufgrund von aufgetretenen Schwachstellen in der automatischen Update-Funktion einer eingehenden […]

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Bundesdruckerei Appoints Giesecke & Devrient to Supply Inlays for New Identity Card

    Bundesdruckerei GmbH, the general contractor for the German identity card project, has appointed Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) to supply inlays for the new electronic ID card (nPA). Munich-based G&D will therefore be responsible for supplying the electronic components for the new identity document – including the microchip, smart card operating system and antenna. […]

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Germany introduces national eID card – the beginning of a new application era?

Today is the day hundreds, maybe thousands of security specialists, card developers, application developers, regional councils, politicians and civil servants have been working towards for more than 2 years: The official start of the German eID card – the neue Personalausweis. Just about everything is NEW about this document – the format, the functions, the […]

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eHealth: Successful Silicon Trust Workshop in Bucharest prepares for challenges ahead

Heads were smoking today by 4 pm in the grand Marriott Bucharest meeting room, where the 30 participants of  the Silicon Trust eHealth workshop had gathered to present, discuss and analyse the requirements and challenges of European eHealth systems. Presenters included Noel Nader from the French Sesame-Vitale, Erwin Bartels from the German Ministry of Health […]

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