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June 2019 Newsletter

Letter from GlobalPlatform’s Executive Director

The first half of 2019 may be drawing to an end but there is still a lot to look forward to in the next seven months.

First up is our technical workshop on June 6 in Washington DC, which will be followed by parallel events in Seoul, Shenzhen and Tokyo in August and September. You can find out more about these free to attend events below.

In May, we published five expert interviews from our fall meetings. In addition, we published three technical documents for download plus made a fourth available for review.

Enjoy the June newsletter!

Last Chance to Register for GlobalPlatform Technical Workshop

Time is running out to join us for our Technical workshop on June 6 in Washington DC.

Register to learn how GlobalPlatform Specifications serve as a framework to build a secure, connected world and their relevance to those involved in the development, deployment and use of trustworthy devices, particularly in the government sector.

The free event will demonstrate how GlobalPlatform collaborates with key players, discuss nuanced cybersecurity requirements for federal deployments and more.

Find out more

GlobalPlatform Members Highlighted by QY Reports as Leading Players in the Global Embedded Security Market

The digital authentication and embedded security market 2019-2025 report features Infineon, STMicroelectronics, NXP, Gemalto and Samsung.

Find out more

GlobalPlatform Welcomes Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co., Ltd. as an Observer Member

Goodix Technology is an integrated chip design & software solution provider dedicated to delivering leading biometrics and human-interface solutions for smart mobile terminals..

We look forward to its contributions to GlobalsPlatform activities.

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GlobalPlatform Technical Workshop Series Comes to Asia

GlobalPlatform is hosting three free-to-attend workshops investigating key GlobalPlatform technologies. Each session will provide participants with an opportunity to interact with subject matter experts.

The technical workshops will take place in:

  • Seoul, Korea – August 27
  • Shenzhen, China – September 24 and September 25
  • Tokyo, Japan – September 27
Register to attend

Japanese and Chinese Pages Available on

Have you used GlobalPlatform technology in a recent project? If you have and would like to contribute to our next use case on, we would love to hear from you.

For your project to be considered for inclusion – or if you’d like to take part in a video interview at our next member meeting – please send a brief overview to

Technical Documents

New Document Releases

This is the first release of the OTrP remote management standard for TEE since the donation of version 1.0 to GlobalPlatform by the creators, OTPA. This standard provides an alternative to the TMF ASN.1 Profile, and its use of JSON and PK509 makes it suitable for use with larger TEEs.

Download here

This is a maintenance release for the purpose of better aligning the name and internal terminology with the new GPD TMF OTrP Profile document.

Download here

A minor maintenance update of the Internal Core API that fixes bugs and shows all non-trivial changes since v1.2.

Download here

Specifications Under Review

This new version of the Amendment, which comes with an updated API, defines:

  • A new Confidential Key Loading Scenario.
  • A mechanism for Applications to request a CASD signature, the CASD Signature Service.

The deadline for comments is 13 June.

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Speaking Engagements

Securing Federal Identity

Board Director and STF Chair, Olivier Van Nieuwenhuyze, joined a panel with representatives from IDEMIA and UL, to discuss standards and best practices for online mobile identity authentication in the commercial environment. Learn about GlobalPlatform’s mobile identity training here.

Learn more

Expert Interview: Security Certification

In this video, Technical Director, Gil Bernabeu explains why security certification of connected devices is crucial to the success of the ecosystem and how GlobalPlatform’s certification program is evolving to keep pace.

Watch here

Expert Interview: Fingerprint Cards on the Value of Standardization

Technical Director, Gil Bernabeu, discusses IoT security challenges and explains how GlobalPlatform helps manufacturers and service providers address security and privacy concerns.

Watch here
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