Trusted execution environment (TEE)
News about Trusted execution environment (TEE).
January 18th, 2017
Standards body GlobalPlatform has published a framework detailing how trusted applications hosted on a GlobalPlatform compliant Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) can be remotely and dynamically managed. GlobalPlatform TEE Management Framework “is applicable to any type of device including mobile and IoT devices and will be used by service providers, TEE implementers, device makers, trusted application providers and trusted application managers,” the organisation says.
January 29th, 2016
PARTNER NEWS: Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is working with chip maker Renesas to apply the lessons learned from the use of trusted service management technology in mobile payments to a new market — protecting industrial…
November 12th, 2015
A 24-page white paper designed to give banks, processors, OEMs, retailers and other issuers a clear overview of the evolving world of mobile payments is now available to download from the NFC World Knowledge Centre.
September 23rd, 2015
NFC World’s ‘How to develop a mobile payments roadmap’ webinar is now available to view online. 584 people signed up to take part in the live event and participants gave the webinar an overall rating…
September 3rd, 2015
A 34-page white paper that addresses key security questions relating to cloud-based payments, tokenization and host card emulation (HCE) technology is now available to download from the NFC World Knowledge Centre. ‘The NFC Security Quiz…
August 3rd, 2015
Standards body GlobalPlatform has published a new specification that enables an NFC system to discover the application protocols that are supported by a second NFC system. System Protocol Discovery Mechanism (SPDM) use cases include making…
August 5th, 2014
“We think a partnership between Apple and Visa would make strategic sense and believe an announcement could happen as early as this fall,” a team of Pacific Crest Securities analysts has concluded in a new report that follows reports suggesting that two are in talks on mobile payments. “A combination of cloud-based (HCE) and physical (SE or TEE) seems like a plausible security strategy for Apple.”
September 4th, 2013
Samsung has unveiled its latest Galaxy smartphone, the Note 3, an NFC-enabled handset with a 5.7-inch full HD Amoled display and 13 megapixel camera which can capture 1080p video at 60 frames per second. A…
December 18th, 2012
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.
September 25th, 2012
The NFC and contactless technology specialist has developed a way to turn NFC phones into “secured antennas” that can securely pull down sensitive data stored in the cloud and present it to a POS terminal or a contactless door lock — without the need to include an NFC secure element in the phone.
July 3rd, 2012
Standards bodies GlobalPlatform and the Trusted Computing Group (TCG) have formed a joint work group to collaborate on mobile device security standards. The work group will share expertise and coordinate activity around setting out technical…
June 29th, 2012
The mobile device hardware security market will be worth US$1.9bn by 2017, up from US$430m in 2012, according to a new report by ABI Research. The Mobile Device Security study looks at the market for…
May 18th, 2012
GlobalPlatform has released two specification documents for use by software developers working with trusted execution environments. TEE Systems Architecture v1.0 explains the hardware and software architectures involved, while the TEE Internal API Specification v1.0 sets out how to develop trusted applications.
May 14th, 2012
The NFC functionality in the recently announced Samsung Galaxy S III is provided by NXP, the NFC chip specialist has announced. The S III uses NXP’s PN65 solution, which provides it with both an NFC controller and an embedded secure element. The device also includes a secure execution environment within its main application processor, provided by Giesecke & Devrient.
May 8th, 2012
European versions of the new Samsung Galaxy S III NFC phone are to be the first mobile phones to ship with G&D’s Mobicore technology. Mobicore will provide the Galaxy S III with a secure execution environment within its main application processor that can be used for security-sensitive applications such as mobile payments authentication, digital rights management and corporate VPN access.
April 3rd, 2012
The partnership will see the organisation responsible for setting core NFC functionality standards working with the association which handles secure element specifications to support the development of internationally interoperable, multi-application NFC solutions.
March 6th, 2012
The secure chip standards body is working on a new approach to the management of NFC secure elements that would allow consumers to pick their own ‘trusted token’ and appoint their own secure service provider.
February 10th, 2012
Mobile phone chip leader Arm is working with Proxama to create secure future payment mechanisms for mobile handsets, the UK-based NFC specialist has announced. The two companies are working together to integrate Arm’s TrustZone technology, which creates…
February 10th, 2012
GlobalPlatform is to publish a series of guides that aim to explain in simple terms the technology developments it is working on and how they will benefit the industry. The first focuses on the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), a secure area that resides in the main processor of a smart phone or other mobile device and ensures that sensitive data is stored, processed and protected in a trusted environment.
November 15th, 2011
Payments and testing specialist Clear2Pay has joined smart card standards association GlobalPlatform as a Participating Member. The company will contribute to specifications for the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) and participate in the GlobalPlatform Compliance Program, which in 2012 will focus on developing test tools to evaluate the compliance of TEE products to GlobalPlatform specifications.