Vodafone Germany and mobile security specialist Giesecke & Devrient have revealed an end-to-end encryption service based on a customer’s SIM card.
The service, which is called Secure SIM Data, can be used to encrypt and sign emails, documents, data carriers and VPN connections.
Online security specialist Symantec and mobile security business Giesecke & Devrient have agreed a partnership that’ll see them working together on protected security applications for smartphones and tablets.
This collaboration centres on the Trusted Execution Environment: a secure area within the main processor of a mobile device.
Microprocessor business ARM has announced a joint venture with security technology companies Gemalto and Giesecke & Devrient.
The new partnership, which is subject to regulatory approval, will develop technology to improve security across tablets, smart TVs, games consoles and smartphones.
The new Telefónica Digital business unit has reached an agreement with security technology company Giesecke & Devrient to establish a single European-wide platform for Near Field Communication services.
It means that G&D will take care of the ‘Trusted Service Manager’ technology and will also be one of the suppliers of NFC-enabled SIM cards.