The Security Task Force is chaired by Olivier Van Nieuwenhuyze from STMicroelectronics. All GlobalPlatform members are eligible to participate in this group, as well as approved non-member government agencies.
The Security Task Force defines the association’s security philosophy and its contribution to the security landscape
The Security Task Force works to:
The definitions and requirements paper enables original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and service providers (SPs) to create, implement and use a Root of Trust (RoT) to protect their devices and services.
Introduction to GlobalPlatform RoT (English)
An introduction to GlobalPlatform’s RoT Definitions and Requirements video explain what RoT is and why GlobalPlatform created the technical document.
Deploying and Protecting Digital Services with Chains of Trust
Created by GlobalPlatform’s Security Task Force, this business publication explains the importance of designing devices and services with security at the core.
Olivier Van Nieuwenhuyze
Security Task Force Chair
Mr. Van Nieuwenhuyze currently serves as Senior R&D Engineer at STMicroelectronics. Within this role he has software architecture responsibilities for the NFC ecosystem and secure elements.
He joined STMicroelectronics in 2003 and since 1999 Mr. Van Nieuwenhuyze has been active in several smart card projects for banking, transport and near field communication.
Mr. Van Nieuwenhuyze joined the GlobalPlatform Board of Directors in 2017.
Security Task Force Co-Vice-Chair
Mr. Vilarrubla was elected to serve as Co-Vice Chair of the Security Task Force in 2015.
Interested in joining the Security Task Force?