GlobalPlatform is committed to ensuring the long-term interoperability
of embedded applications on secure chip technology. It has developed an
open and thoroughly evaluated compliance ecosystem for the secure element
(SE), trusted execution environment (TEE) devices and systems, with
qualified products, test tool suppliers and laboratories.
The GlobalPlatform Compliance Program evaluates the functional
behavior of a product against the requirements outlined by GlobalPlatform
Configurations and associated specifications to achieve market
While service providers should seek to ensure the interoperability of
their products through compliance testing as a first step, to ensure that
their services will behave as intended when deployed in the field, the
second step for service providers is to ensure their products have been
evaluated for conformance to required security levels. In support of
this, GlobalPlatform also offers a TEE certification scheme. Visit the
Certification page to read more about GlobalPlatform’
s security evaluation work.
GlobalPlatform Product Qualification
A product must be submitted to a GlobalPlatform qualified laboratory and
competently perform a number of tests to achieve GlobalPlatform
qualification. The laboratory will send its test report to the
GlobalPlatform Compliance Secretariat for evaluation and issuance of a
'Letter of Qualification'.
Read GlobalPlatform Self Testing and Product
Qualification Processes to understand the procedures to be completed
by a product manufacturer to certify a product. The document also
explains the respective responsibilities between product vendor, test
tool supplier, test laboratory and GlobalPlatform.
GlobalPlatform Laboratory Qualification
To achieve qualified status, GlobalPlatform member laboratories must
successfully meet the criteria set forth by GlobalPlatform and use
GlobalPlatform qualified test tools. A test laboratory must also have the
expertise to confirm a product's compliance to GlobalPlatform
Configurations, and can offer third party validation that is neutral and
results that are verifiable.
GlobalPlatform Test Tool
To achieve GlobalPlatform qualified status, test tools should support
GlobalPlatform's functional requirements, and competently performed the
test suite on a number of products during a GlobalPlatform TestFest
Vendors can self-test products by purchasing a GlobalPlatform qualified test tool. To understand this procedure
further and the
responsibilities of the product manufacturer read GlobalPlatform Self Testing and Product