Energetic and effective industry collaboration is key to developing standards that enable convenient and trusted digital services across market sectors.
Our task forces provide guidance on market sector and geographical requirements, trends, opportunities and challenges:
This input shapes the development and evolution of GlobalPlatform standardized technologies and certifications that address business, security, regulatory and data protection needs.
These groups are chaired by representatives from GlobalPlatform member organizations. Participation is open to all members.
Automotive Task Force
The Automotive Task Force identifies use cases and requirements where GlobalPlatform technologies can help deliver cost effective, secure services across a vehicle’s lifetime. The group engages with industry bodies and stakeholders from across the Automotive ecosystem to define sectorial requirements and how GlobalPlatform can offer the security anchors needed.
eID Wallet Task Force
The eID Wallet Task Force is identifying and addressing digital identity wallet use cases where GlobalPlatform technologies can play a role, including – and specifically encompassing – security, privacy and frictionless deployment. Its primary focus is addressing the long-term needs of European governments that are engaged in large-scale ID and eID deployments.
Security Task Force
The Security Task Force defines GlobalPlatform’s security philosophy and the organization’s contribution to the overall security landscape. The group engages with government agencies to define market requirements for multiple use cases and market sectors, and align them with GlobalPlatform technology and documents.
SBOM Task Force
The SBOM Task Force analyzes and provides guidance on the deployment of the Software Bill of Materials (SBOM). The group is working to clarify the concepts of software transparency and assurance and provide guidance on a consistent means to produce, consume and exchange software transparency and assurance information.
China Task Force
The China Task Force gives GlobalPlatform members with business interests in China a dedicated platform to identify and agree on regional requirements. It works to expand GlobalPlatform technology adoption and the certification program, and align them with relevant Chinese requirements.
Japan Task Force
The Japan Task Force is a forum for GlobalPlatform members with business interests in Japan to gather and discuss business and functional requirements of specific market sectors. The group works to promote GlobalPlatform activities and exchange information with regional industry associations and standardization bodies in the region. A key focus of the task force is to introduce GlobalPlatform to mobile, internet of things (IoT) and other key sectors within Japan, and identify areas where the association can contribute to regional activity.