It has been another busy month at GlobalPlatform, and I am happy to
share several pieces of exciting news with you. First, we have
launched updated language to more accurately describe the value
proposition of GlobalPlatform and its technology. The new value
messaging reflects evolving market requirements and our position as
the standard for secure digital services and devices.
We have also announced that the 5th annual TEE Seminar will take
place in Beijing this year and separately, as part of our Developers
Initiative, we launched the Developers’ Secure Element Mobile Services
Kit. You can find out more about all of these developments in this
newsletter – and we look forward to hearing your thoughts on LinkedIn, Twitter and WeChat.
GlobalPlatform launches new mission statement (top)
GlobalPlatform’s mission statement and
other messaging, including organizational objectives, guiding
principles, vision and tagline, have been updated to reflect its role
in the industry and position the organization for the future. You will
start to see the new value messaging integrated into our publications,
presentations, communications and the public website over the coming
The GlobalPlatform team is also working
on a new visual design and public web site. If you have any questions
or comments please email secretariat@globalplatform
Annual TEE Seminar (top)
We are pleased to announce that this
year’s seminar will take place on 12 September at the Sheraton Grand
Beijing Dongcheng Hotel in Beijing, China!
Our members and sponsors are excited to
build on the success of the 4th Annual Trusted Execution Environment
(TEE) Seminar in 2016. We would therefore like to receive your
suggested contributions to the seminar program to make this year’s
seminar bigger and better than ever. Interested companies and
individuals should send a brief presentation title and synopsis to
email@example.com, in English language, by Friday, 16
Find out more about the different speaker tracks that presentations
can align with on our
website, and thank you for contributing to GlobalPlatform’s 5th
Annual TEE Seminar – we look forward to seeing you there!
GlobalPlatform for Developers: Secure Element Mobile Services
GlobalPlatform has launched its 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 requires only a NFC-enabled smartphone
and computer to compile and run the applications.
Find out more about how the Secure Element Mobile Services Kit
eases and expedites the development of secure mobile services on our website,
and purchase it from the GlobalP
latform Store. You can also join us in Paris on 19-20 June for a
training session, with a number of interactive and engaging
your 2017 training now!(top)
GlobalPlatform is offering a variety of courses around the world
throughout this year. Join us and find out why past delegates have
called our instructors ‘Outstanding’ and ‘Extremely knowledgeable’.
See the full
schedule for more information and to register.
Upcoming training sessions include:
Element Mobile Service Kit Training, 19-20 June, Paris
Specifications Training, 4-5 September, Munich
Identity Training, 6 September, Munich
Specifications Training, 7-8 September, Munich
Specifications Training, TBA, Beijing
Please also note that these same technical training sessions can be
hosted at your company location. Visit our website for more
information about in-house
We also offer flexible onl
ine Card Specifications training, which helps service providers,
software developers, device manufacturers and platform providers to
understand and use GlobalPlatform Card Specifications.
New documents available for member review
The below documents are currently available for member review:
form Device Technology Device API Access Control v0.5.0.2.
This document enables the standardized control of sensitive APIs
in a mobile device operating system, based on access rules stored
in a Secure Element. This document is derived from the GP SEAC
specification and defines an ARA-D and ARF-D which are similar to
the ARA and ARF definitions in the GP SEAC.
Please provide your comments by completing the comment form online
by Friday, 9 June and sending to: device_api_ac@globalplat
Watch: Securing Ultra HD (uHD) and premium content with
the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) (top)
Watch Petr Peterka, CTO of GlobalPlatform member Verimatrix, explain
how the Trusted Execution Environment can secure uHD and premium
content on connected devices.
For our Chinese audience, please see a subtitled version of this
video on Youku.
Member news (top)
GlobalPlatform is pleased to welcome two new members: Synapse
Mobile Networks and SELTECH Corporation. Synapse Mobile Networks is a
world leader in delivering telecoms and IT services, and the inventor
of Automatic Device Management Systems. Its technology has been
deployed in more than 180 networks globally, serving over 3 million
subscribers. SELTECH offers voice and artificial intelligence
solutions that enable personalized user services, as well as solving
digital security problems with its highly efficient virtualization
solution, FOXvisor. For more information, check out all of our current
I am also happy to share our latest
industry interview, which features Andrew Dellow, Security
Architect at HiSilicon Technologies Co., Ltd, discussing the security
and flexibility offered by the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) for
premium content protection, citing a real-world example of how it is
deployed in the marketplace today. For our Chinese members, a translated
version is also available
The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) has published a new white paper
entitled ‘Building Digital Key Solution for Automotive’, describing
the scope of CCC’s ongoing standardization activities. To find out
more about the use of smart devices as keys, and CCC’s technical
standardization work, download the white paper – available on the GlobalPl
Upcoming speaker activity
June will be a busy month for our Technical Director, Gil
Bernabeu. Check out where you can catch him discussing TEE, automotive
security and IoT:
Security Week (12-16 June, Sophia Antipolis). Gil is
delivering a presentation and partaking in a panel within the
session ‘Measuring and Assessing ICT Security’, on Monday 12 June
at 2pm. Gil’s presentation is entitled ‘Supporting the
Development of a Global TEE Certification Program’.
of Things World Europe (13-15 June, London). Gil will join a
panel to discuss ‘Driving Consumer Adoption through Seamless
Integration across markets and interfaces’, at on Thursday 15 June,
- GSMA Mobile World
Shanghai (28 June – 1 July). Gil is delivering a presentation on
‘Meeting Security & Privacy Requirements of the Connected Car’, will
take place on Friday 30 June, within the session scheduled 4:00pm -
With kind regards,
GlobalPlatform members will receive a 20% discount.
26-28 June: London
GlobalPlatform members will receive a 15% discount.
26-28 June: Copenhagen
GlobalPlatform members will receive a €200 discount.
28 June – 1 July: Shanghai
GlobalPlatform members will receive a 15% discount.
26 -28 July: Singapore
GlobalPlatform members will receive a $100 discount.