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New Standard Enables MNO Services to Easily Access Sensitive Functions from Operating Systems

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has defined a specification that enables mobile network operators (MNOs) to access certain aspects of the mobile device operating system (OS), which are by default not accessible for security reasons. The specification has received input and support from MNO industry body GSMA and device manufacturers, who recognize that […]

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GlobalPlatform Announces 2018 Board of Directors

GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has announced its new Board of Directors for fiscal year 2018. With five board seats open in the closely contested election, the following individuals have been appointed to serve a two-year term: Rob Coombs – Security Marketing Director, Systems & Software – ARM (re-elected) Stéphanie El Rhomri – […]

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GlobalPlatform publishes On-Device NFC Service Management Specification

GlobalPlatform Managing Entity Specification has been published, completing a ‘stack’ of complementary software standards from ETSI and the NFC Forum that ensures multiple mobile contactless services successfully coexist within a device and will operate as intended, regardless of the hosting environment selected by the service provider. The standardized approach provides much needed clarity to service […]

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GlobalPlatform technology deployed on 22 Billion secure elements

 GlobalPlatform, the standard for the protection and secure management of digital services and devices, has conservatively estimated that 41% of all Secure Elements (SE) deployed globally between 2010 and 2016 were based on GlobalPlatform Specifications – a total of 22.018 billion. “The ongoing adoption of GlobalPlatform Specifications for SE products demonstrates the market’s awareness of […]

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GlobalPlatform launches developers’ kit for Secure Mobile Services

GlobalPlatform has launched a Secure Element Mobile Services Kit to support rapid and widespread growth of secure Android mobile services. The GlobalPlatform for Developers: Secure Element Mobile Services Kit provides application developers with all the tools they need to create a secure mobile application utilizing a secure element (SE).  The kit is the third installment […]

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Transport and mobile community define framework for mobile ticketing services

Industry association GlobalPlatform has published a technical document which details the service management process to deliver transport ticketing securely on mobile devices. Designed in collaboration with the Smart Ticketing Alliance and the GSMA, the document brings the transport ticketing and mobile communities together to ensure interoperable mobile ticketing is brought to market efficiently and securely […]

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