Industrial Internet of Things Task Force (formerly Internet of Things
The purpose of GlobalPlatform's Industrial Internet of Things Task
Force (I-IoT TF) is to identify, define and evaluate the business and
technical requirements necessary to meet the needs of existing and
emerging secure services required by industrial products in an
increasingly connected world. The Industrial Internet of Things Task
Force benefits from the engagement of 179 professionals from 60 member
The scope of activities includes working with the Technical
Committees and collaborating through the liaison process with external
industry groups and organizations as a way to understand and gather the
necessary business requirements.
The deliverables consist of high level requirements, guidelines and
white papers that provide the necessary support to the Technical
Committees where any required solutions and specifications are developed.
The Industrial Internet of Things Task Force also promotes the use of
GlobalPlatform technology and specifications within relevant markets and
other standardization organizations.
Focusing on key priority topics such as:
As part of its activity, the Industrial Internet of Things Task Force
collaborates with a number of partners including the Car Connectivity
Consortium, EMVCo, ETSI, GSMA, Mobey Forum, Open Mobile Alliance,
SIMalliance, the SD Association and NFC Forum.
- Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
- Industrial controls / proximity security
- Power distribution and management, smart grids
- Health and medical equipment
- Manufacturing equipment, smart factory
- Intelligent transport systems
- Automotive critical systems, internal ECUs (Electronic Control
- Explore means to remotely add services or service
providers to a device after it is deployed in the field
- Identify the diverse range of M2M/IoT security solutions
and address different security requirements and use cases. This work
- Protect safety through tamper resistance for unattended
- Protect privacy from remote attackers through
integrated hardware/firmware features (TEE).
- Detail how a trusted platform module (TPM) can work with
a GlobalPlatform-compliant SE.
- Evaluate how to integrate a SE into a platform boot
- Develop awareness of GlobalPlatform Specifications and
how they can be implemented within the different IoT ecosystems through
partners, including OneM2M, Industrial Internet Consortium, GSMA IoT Task
Force, ETSI Service Specific Permissions, ETSI Network Functions
IoT - Managing Security and Risk
2017 Achievements to Date
Sebastian Hans – Industrial IoT Task Force Chair
Mr. Hans currently serves as Senior Standardization Manager at Oracle,
Microsystems Inc., where he is responsible for all smart card
standardization activities with a
strong focus on SIM and UICC technology. While at Sun Microsystems Inc,
Mr. Hans has also
headed up business development within the telecommunications market and
has driven advanced
pilot projects for the deployment of Java Card in the banking, insurance
and mobile communication
markets. Mr. Hans represents Sun Microsystems Inc. in ETSI SCP, 3GPP, OMA
and is the Vice
Chair of ETSI SCP TEC.
Mr. Hans serves as a GlobalPlatform Board Director and Chair of the
Industrial Internet-of-Things Task Force.
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contribute to this activity can visit the member only website
to join this task force.
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