News about Cryptographic keys and NFC.
June 5th, 2013
The new service enables keys, certificates and NFC credentials to be stored securely in a remote location, rather than in the mobile device, is fully compatible with standard EMV contactless payments terminals and enables card issuers to deploy NFC solutions without the need to partner with mobile network operators or other third parties.
March 20th, 2013
Key2Share allows virtual keys stored on NFC phones to be shared securely using QR codes that can be sent by email or MMS message — or even in the mail.
September 19th, 2012
A US-based start-up has developed an alternative approach to storing the sensitive data required to make a transaction with an NFC phone. Rather than placing it in a secure element on the phone, SimplyTapp stores the data in the cloud on a “remote secure element” and passes encrypted transaction data through the phone to a point-of-sale terminal when the user makes a purchase.
June 22nd, 2012
Payments processing software specialist ACI Worldwide is using technology from Bell ID to offer over-the-air management of secure tokens. ACI Token Manager for Mobile allows lifecycle management of applications, cryptographic keys and secure elements on NFC enabled devices. “The platform can be implemented by organisations choosing to launch mobile payment systems or seeking to add trusted service manager capabilities to their offerings,” says the company.
November 14th, 2011
“Utilising Bell ID’s software solutions will enable us to offer services and support to the emerging payments industry by providing the framework for a powerful and flexible offering to our North American customers,” says Steve Montross, the card manufacturer’s president and CEO.