Why GlobalPlatform

Develop, deploy and manage trusted digital services and devices


To create collaborative and open ecosystems in which all stakeholders in the value chain can efficiently deliver innovative digital services and devices, while providing greater end-to-end security, privacy, simplicity and convenience for users.


To empower stakeholders across industries with standardized technologies and certifications for trusted digital services and devices that address their business, security, regulatory and data protection needs.

GlobalPlatform’s Work

GlobalPlatform is a technical standards organization that enables the efficient launch and management of innovative, secure-by-design digital services and devices, which deliver end-to-end security, privacy, simplicity and convenience to users. It achieves this by providing standardized technologies and certifications that empower technology and service providers to develop, certify, deploy and manage digital services and devices in line with their business, security, regulatory and data protection needs. Key offerings include secure component specifications; the Device Trust Architecture for accessing secure services within a device; the IoTopia Framework for secure launch and management of connected devices; and the SESIP Methodology for IoT device certification.

GlobalPlatform technologies are used in billions of smart cards, smartphones, wearables and other connected and IoT devices to enable convenient and trusted digital services across market sectors, including healthcare, government and enterprise ID, payments, smart cities, industrial automation, smart home, telecoms, transportation, utilities, and OEMs.

GlobalPlatform standardized technologies and certifications are developed through effective industry-driven collaboration, led by multiple diverse member companies working in partnership with industry and regulatory bodies from around the world.

GlobalPlatform Stakeholders

GlobalPlatform empowers stakeholders across industries to develop and deliver digital devices and services that address their unique business, security, regulatory and data protection needs.

Device Makers

Accelerate secure product development, reducing costs and time to market.

Product Vendor

Ensure products meet market requirements and regulations, enabling innovation and differentiation.

Application Developer and Service Provider

Protect your data, IP and business by developing optimized secure services.

IoT Cloud Platform Provider

Develop differentiated IoT apps that will work across multiple devices, while protecting your proprietary IP.

Silicon Vendor

Provide a one-stop shop portfolio for use across multiple markets, reducing costs.

Certification Body

Establish and manage IoT certification schemes that answer specific requirements, simplify evaluations and reduce costs.


Functional and security test laboratories can deliver third-party validation services to manufacturers and OEMs, generating new revenue.

Regulator/Government Entity

Provide baseline requirements for use in mapping security mandates to market needs.

Industry Body

Collaborate with us to drive consistency across the industry and reduce complexity for stakeholders.

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