ARM, Gemalto and G&D introduce alternative to NFC secure elements

Trustonic

Trustonic, a joint venture set up by the three companies, will provide TSMs and service providers with the key to their own secure area within a trusted execution environment on an ARM processor, in exchange for a one-off fee, providing an alternative to secure element chips for applications requiring low- to mid-range security. More


CIA fund backs Tyfone for NFC transactions and cloud security

Tyfone

“Tyfone has an impressive patent portfolio and history of innovation in mobile financial, secure ID management, and NFC solutions,” says Jay Emmanuel, technology VP at IQT. “We believe that Tyfone’s technology has the potential to address a wide range of complex government and commercial secure identity challenges.” More


iCaisse finds email security role

Good Technology’s Good Vault enterprise email security solution for iPhones can now use a sleeve from DeviceFidelity to hold a microSD card as part of its two factor authentication scheme... More





Yubico shows NFC token

Online identity protection specialist Yubico is demonstrating a production version of its YubiKey NFC USB authentication device at Cartes this week. First announced in February, the US$50 YubiKey Neo is designed to fit neatly onto a keychain and allows NFC phone users to securely identify themselves by simply bringing their YubiKey into close proximity with their mobile phone... More







NXP responds to NFC transit security hack

Researchers at Intrepidus Group have demonstrated how an Android NFC phone can be used to add value to a transit card without paying but, says NXP, the vulnerability is limited to transportation card issuers that haven’t upgraded from Mifare Ultralight to the newer Mifare Ultralight C technology. More




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