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April 2019 Newsletter

Letter from GlobalPlatform’s Executive Director

March has been a very busy month for GlobalPlatform!

Since the last newsletter, we have published the world’s first open specifications to facilitate the standardization of integrated secure elements, published a new Industrial IoT use case and hostsed a webinar exploring Device Trust Architecture (DTA).

For those unable to join the session, a recording can be found on the member website via the link below.

I hope you enjoy these updates.

GlobalPlatform Takes First Steps Towards ‘Integrated’ Secure Element Standardization

GlobalPlatform has published the world’s first open specifications to facilitate the standardization of integrated secure elements. Chip, device and firmware developers now have a standardized way to load and manage firmware – combining the secure operating system (OS), applications and data – in a secure and isolated area of a device’s System on Chip (SoC).

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Use Case: Industry 4.0

A new use case investigating Industry 4.0, and the role GlobalPlatform technology plays in securing it, has been published on the website.

Members are invited to contribute to an upcoming ‘wearables use case’. To contribute, please send suggestions for quotes and content to

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Security in Our Connected World 2019

Join us in Shenzhen, China for a technical workshop on Tuesday, 24 September 2019 and our annual seminar on Wednesday, 25 September, to explore the key trends impacting the secure digital service and device ecosystem.

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DTA Webinar Recording

A recording of the recent DTA webinar is now available on the member website.

Learn how this important security framework can be used to build a Chain of Trust to protect digital services and create trustworthy devices based on standardized secure component technology.

Watch here

GlobalPlatform: A Framework to Build a Secure Connected World

On Thursday, 6 June 2019, GlobalPlatform full member G+D Mobile Security will host an open workshop on how GlobalPlatform Specifications serve as a framework to build a secure connected world.

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Technical Documents

New Document Releases

To help the market anticipate required migrations, GlobalPlatform provides regular cryptographic algorithms and key length recommendations.

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Specifications Under Review

Speaking Engagements

IoT Tech Expo Global

Board Director, Jeremy O’Donoghue will join the panel ‘The Fundamentals of IoT Device Management’ from 09:50 – 10:30 on April 25, 2019.

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IoT Tech Expo Global

Jeremy will also deliver a presentation on security frameworks and standards for the Digital Enterprise at 15:30 on April 25, 2019.

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IoT World Santa Clara

Executive Director, Kevin Gillick will join the panel ‘The Different Layers and Perspectives of IoT Security’ from 12:00 – 12:40 on May 16, 2019.

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connect:ID 2019

Kevin Gillick will join the ‘Leveraging Mobile Technology for Identity’ panel at 09:25 on May 1, 2019 to discuss secure components, digital ID and strong authentication.

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Living in the Internet of Things

Technical Director, Gil Bernabeu, will deliver the presentation ‘Device Trust Architecture: A Framework for Building Security into the IoT’ at 11:55 on May 2, 2019.

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International Cryptographic Module Conference

Board Member and Security Task Force Chair, Olivier Van Nieuwenhuyze, will deliver the presentation ‘Secure Components - Certification That Benefits Edge, fog and cloud’ from 10:15 – 10:45, on May 16, 2019.

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