Register: eID Wallet Seminar April 26 (Brussels & Virtual)

GlobalPlatform is hosting a seminar demonstrating the importance of high security for eID schemes and the different ways that GlobalPlatform technologies can support this requirement across EU member states. Secure your place today.

GlobalPlatform Announces Board of Directors for 2023

Together the group will continue GlobalPlatform’s work to bring trust and security to digital services and devices, driving initiatives for automotive, IoT, Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC), digital identity wallets and the Software Bill of Materials (SBOMthat are supporting stakeholders across industries to respond to emerging cybersecurity requirements.

White Paper: Cybersecurity in Automotive

The emphasis on automotive cybersecurity is a result of a perfect storm between the ever-increasing hyperconnectivity of vehicles and the new international regulations on cybersecurity management and over-the-air (OTA) updates. Our new white paper explains how the automotive ecosystem use GlobalPlatform technologies and initiatives to address security requirements and develop solutions based on our standards already widely deployed.

White Paper: Quantifying Benefits of SESIP Reuse

This whitepaper explains how the use of the SESIP evaluation framework benefits different stakeholders from the IoT ecosystem in terms of time, effort and cost.

The future of Automotive security requires industry collaboration

GlobalPlatform’s Automotive Task Force brings experts on trusted digital services together with the Automotive value chain, to address stringent regulatory requirements for cybersecurity management and over-the-air software updates, including UNECE 155, UN 156, Right to Repair and Software Bill of Materials.

The OSIA global qualification program

GlobalPlatform is the qualification authority of the OSIA global qualification program, launched by Security Identity Alliance to bring interoperability to the identity systems market and ensure digital IDs can be accepted with confidence.

Building the foundation for secure digital services and devices
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The latest technical documentation relating to the interoperable deployment and management of multiple embedded applications on Secure Elements (SEs).

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The latest documentation explaining the hardware and software architectures behind the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) and introducing TEE management and functional availability in a device.


This document provides answers to frequently asked questions about the GlobalPlatform Security Evaluation Standard for IoT Platforms (SESIP), a variant of the Common Criteria methodology specialized for the evaluation of Connected Platforms in the context of IoT.

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This document specifies a low-level API for the minimum UICC functionality needed in low-cost constrained IoT devices. This includes functions for network attachment and functions for cellular subscription profile download and management.

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The aim of this document is to list the security functions that should be considered during the evaluation of a Secure Element (SE) product based on the GlobalPlatform (GP) Card Specification. It ensures the minimum security scope, and the different claimed configurations shall match a predefined list of security features.

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Join automotive stakeholders and experts on trusted digital services to address the latest cybersecurity developments in the ecosystem and work to futureproof connected services.

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White Paper: Mapping misalignment with industry security levels & understanding the impact

GlobalPlatform has published a white paper to explore the potential misalignment caused by the EU Cybersecurity Act’s (CSA) EC Cybersecurity Certification (EUCC) security levels, and outline call for collaboration between public and private certifying bodies to ensure cybersecurity certification schemes are transparent, aligned with industry, and accessible to the end user.


White Paper: GlobalPlatform Technology Virtual Primary Platform 2.0

GlobalPlatform released Virtual Primary Platform (VPP) 2.0. which enhances the level of detail and support for development of VPP solutions for embedded Secure Elements (eSEs). This white paper introduces VPP technology and how it provides universal form factor to host and execute secure digital services across different products, and how developers can use them to develop, enable and manage solutions that expand SE security benefits to support more use cases.


White Paper: Cybersecurity in Automotive

The emphasis on automotive cybersecurity is a result of a perfect storm between the ever-increasing hyperconnectivity of vehicles and the new international regulations on cybersecurity management and over-the-air (OTA) updates. All of which results in a tremendous growth in the market for cybersecurity. However, although many pillars have been defined with regards to cybersecurity, many questions have not been resolved regarding how best to ensure effective cybersecurity within the automotive sector. Read the latest whitepaper from GlobalPlatform’s Automotive Task Force to learn how GlobalPlatform technologies and initiatives are enabling the secure development, deployment and management of trusted digital services that address new and emerging automotive security requirements.

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