Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Gemalto is an international digital security company providing software applications, secure personal devices such as smart cards and tokens, and managed services. It is the "world’s biggest maker of SIMs".The company was founded in June 2006 when two companies, Axalto and Gemplus International, merged. Gemalto's 2012 revenue was 2.246 billion. It is listed on both Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Paris under the symbol GTO.Gemalto N.V. is a public company incorporated in the Netherlands. It is headquartered in Amsterdam, and has subsidiaries and group companies in several countries. The U.S. headquarters is in Austin, Texas. Globally, Gemalto has over 10,000 employees, 74 sales and marketing offices; 15 production sites, 28 personalization centers, and 14 R&D centers in 43 countries. Wikipedia.


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A method for deploying credentials in a server and a client system including three devices. The second device has primary credentials including a public key, a private key and a primary certificate. After successful authentication of a user, the first device generates a new private key/public key pair and wraps the new private key. After successful authentication of the user, the second device derives a new certificate comprising the new public key, the new certificate having the same usage specified in the primary certificate. The second device signs the new certificate using the private key of the primary credentials. The third device forwards to the server the primary certificate and the new credentials combining the new public key, the wrapped private key and the new certificate. The server verifies the chain of trust of the new credentials and, in case of successful verification, associates the new credentials to the user.


Patent
Gemalto | Date: 2015-04-13

The present invention relates to a method to provide a dynamic change of security configurations in an integrated circuit product adapted to execute at least a given critical process and susceptible to be attacked. The method comprises the steps of tracking successive executions of the given critical process, and after a given number of such executions, triggering a change of the security configuration.


To authorize a data transaction, a terminal reads user account information from a device. The terminal sends, through a payment network, to a first server a request for authorizing a transaction accompanied with the account information. The first server sends to a device a request for a user approval relating to a transaction. The device requests whether the user approves a requested transaction authorization. Only if the user approves the requested transaction authorization, the device sends to the first server a request for authorizing a transaction and an identifier relating to the device. The first server retrieves, based upon the at identifier relating to the device, the account information. The first server sends to a second server a request for authorizing a transaction and the account information. The second server sends, through the first server and the payment network, to the terminal, either a transaction authorization or a transaction refusal.


The invention relates to a method for fabricating an electronic device comprising an electronic/electrical circuit, wherein it comprises the following steps: formation of a support-body comprising a battery inside; making of a cavity emerging on the surface of the support-body, said cavity revealing connection terminals of the battery; connection of an electronic/electrical circuit to the battery via the terminals situated in said cavity; exchanging of data in the electronic/electrical circuit by electrical contact. The invention also relates to the corresponding electronic device.


Patent
Gemalto | Date: 2017-04-12

The invention relates to a security element (1) with authentication information (2) for checking the correct combination of two support parts (3, 4, 5), characterized in that the security element (1) comprises at least one first partial element (6) comprising first partial information (7) and a second partial element (8) comprising second partial information (9). The first partial element (6) can be associated with a first support part (3) and the second partial element (8) can be associated with a second support part (4), both partial elements (6, 8) can be moved from a starting position into a checking position in which both partial elements (6, 8) overlap. The first partial information (7) and the second partial information (9) represent the authentication information (2) when in the checking position.


Grant
Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: RIA | Phase: FCT-09-2015 | Award Amount: 2.25M | Year: 2016

ARIES main goal is to deliver a comprehensive framework for reliable e-identity ecosystem comprising new technologies, processes and security features that ensure highest levels of quality in eID based on trustworthy security documents and biometrics for highly secure and privacy-respecting physical and virtual identity management, with the specific aim to tangibly achieve a reduction in levels of identity theft, fraud and associated crimes. The set of solutions will be designed to achieve required levels of multi-party trust with efficiency, ease of adoption and convenience for all end-users (citizens, law enforcement, businesses), consolidating Europe as world leader in enhanced identity-based services as a basis to boost the competitiveness of its economy. ARIES will leverage virtual and mobile IDs cryptographically derived from strong eID documents in order to prevent identity theft and related crimes in the physical (e.g. an airport) and virtual (e.g eCommerce) domains. Both, the derivation process, and the derived IDs will be univocally linked to citizens biometric features, increasing the level of identity assurance during the credential issuance process and during authentication. Highest data protection standards will be followed to provide digital privacy-preserving features. Thus, the project will provide a global approach for ID Ecosystem in Europe to address European-specific concerns to improve identity, trust and security, and better support the law enforcement to address the new threats in cybersecurity while achieving far-reaching socio-economic positive impacts. ARIES will demonstrate its outcomes and the levels of identity prevention reduction achieved in two use case demonstrators (secure eCommerce and identity virtualization for secure travel), covering the complete vision of virtual id ecosystem and its practical application.


Grant
Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: IA | Phase: IoT-01-2016 | Award Amount: 25.43M | Year: 2017

Automated driving is expected to increase safety, provide more comfort and create many new business opportunities for mobility services. The market size is expected to grow gradually reaching 50% of the market in 2035. The IoT is about enabling connections between objects or things; its about connecting anything, anytime, anyplace, using any service over any network. There is little doubt that these vehicles will be part of the IoT revolution. Indeed, connectivity and IoT have the capacity for disruptive impacts on highly and fully automated driving along all value chains towards a global vision of Smart Anything Everywhere. In order to stay competitive, the European automotive industry is investing in connected and automated driving with cars becoming moving objects in an IoT ecosystem eventually participating in BigData for Mobility. AUTOPILOT brings IoT into the automotive world to transform connected vehicles into highly and fully automated vehicle. The well-balanced AUTOPILOT consortium represents all relevant areas of the IoT eco-system. IoT open vehicle platform and an IoT architecture will be developed based on the existing and forthcoming standards as well as open source and vendor solutions. Thanks to AUTOPILOT, the IoT eco-system will involve vehicles, road infrastructure and surrounding objects in the IoT, with a particular attention to safety critical aspects of automated driving. AUTOPILOT will develop new services on top of IoT to involve autonomous driving vehicles, like autonomous car sharing, automated parking, or enhanced digital dynamic maps to allow fully autonomous driving. AUTOPILOT IoT enabled autonomous driving cars will be tested, in real conditions, at four permanent large scale pilot sites in Finland, France, Netherlands and Italy, whose test results will allow multi-criteria evaluations (Technical, user, business, legal) of the IoT impact on pushing the level of autonomous driving.


Grant
Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: CSA | Phase: IoT-02-2016 | Award Amount: 3.53M | Year: 2017

CREATE-IoTs aim is to stimulate collaboration between IoT initiatives, foster the take up of IoT in Europe and support the development and growth of IoT ecosystems based on open technologies and platforms. This requires synchronisation and alignment on strategic and operational terms through frequent, multi-directional exchanges between the various activities under the IoT Focus Areas (FAs). It also requires cross fertilisation of the various IoT Large Scale Pilots (LSPs) for technological and validation issues of common interest across the various application domains and use cases. CREATE-IoT will align the activities with the Alliance for Internet of Things Innovation (AIOTI) and will coordinate and support the upcoming LSPs in sustaining the ecosystems developed during those projects through mapping the pilot architecture approaches, address interoperability and standards approaches at technical and semantic levels for object connectivity, protocols, data formats, privacy, security, trusted IoT, open APIs and share the road-mapping with international initiatives. The project will foster the exchange on requirements for legal accompanying measures, development of common methodologies and KPI for design, testing and validation and for success and impact measurement, federation of pilot activities and transfer to other pilot areas, facilitating the access for IoT entrepreneurs/API developers/makers, SMEs, including combination of ICT & Art. CREATE-IoT will build strong connections with Member States initiatives and other initiatives and will transfer learning points to the broader IoT policy framework that include contractual PPPs (e.g. Big Data, Factories of the Future, 5G-infrastructure), Joint Technology Initiatives (e.g. ECSEL), European Innovation Partnerships (e.g. on Smart Cities) as well as other FAs (e.g. on Autonomous transport). It will also maintain a coordinated working relationship with the parallel CSA that is centere on RRI-SSH.


Grant
Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: ECSEL-IA | Phase: ECSEL-18-2015 | Award Amount: 82.27M | Year: 2016

The goal of EnSO is to develop and consolidate a unique European ecosystem in the field of autonomous micro energy sources (AMES) supporting Electronic European industry to develop innovative products, in particular in IoT markets. In summary, EnSO multi-KET objectives are: Objective 1: demonstrate the competitiveness of EnSO energy solutions of the targeted Smart Society, Smart Health, and Smart Energy key applications Objective 2: disseminate EnSO energy solutions to foster the take-up of emerging markets. Objective 3: develop high reliability assembly technologies of shapeable micro batteries, energy harvester and power management building blocks Objective 4: Develop and demonstrate high density, low profile, shapeable, long life time, rechargeable micro battery product family. Objective 5: develop customizable smart recharge and energy harvesting enabling technologies for Autonomous Micro Energy Source AMES. Objective 6: demonstrate EnSO Pilot Line capability and investigate and assess the upscale of AMES manufacturing for competitive very high volume production. EnSO will bring to market innovative energy solutions inducing definitive differentiation to the electronic smart systems. Generic building block technologies will be customizable. EnSO manufacturing challenges will develop high throughput processes. The ENSo ecosystem will involve all the value chain from key materials and tools to many demonstrators in different fields of application. EnSO work scope addresses the market replication, demonstration and technological introduction activities of ECSEL Innovation Action work program. EnSO relates to several of the Strategic Thrusts of ECSEL MASP. EnSO innovations in terms of advanced materials, advanced equipment and multi-physics co-design of heterogeneous smart systems will contribute to the Semiconductor Process, Equipment and Materials thrust. The AMES will be a key enabling technology of Smart Energy key applications.


Grant
Agency: European Commission | Branch: H2020 | Program: RIA | Phase: LCE-06-2015 | Award Amount: 12.99M | Year: 2016

Four European TSOs of Central-Eastern Europe (Austria, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia), associated with power system experts, electricity retailers, IT providers and renewable electricity providers, propose to design a unique regional cooperation scheme: it aims at opening Balancing and Redispatching markets to new sources of flexibility and supporting such sources to act on such markets competitively. Thanks to a prototype aggregation solution and renewable generation forecasting techniques, flexibility providers distributed generators (DG) and Commercial and Industrial (C&I) consumers providing demand response (DR) are enabled, through retailers acting as flexibility aggregators, to provide competitive offers for Frequency Restoration Reserve (including secondary control activated with a response time between 30 seconds and 15 minutes). A comprehensive techno-economic model for the cross-border integration of such services involves a common activation function (CAF) tailored to congested borders and optimized to overcome critical intra-regional barriers. The resulting CAF is implemented into a prototype Regional Balancing and Redispatching Platform, securely integrated within the four TSOs IT systems: this makes research activities about cross-border integration flexible while linking with the aggregation solution. Use cases of growing complexity are pilot tested, going from the involvement of DR and DG into national balancing markets to cross-border competition between flexibility aggregators. Based on past experience with tertiary reserve, participating C&I consumers and DG are expected to provide close to 40MW of secondary reserve. Impact analyses of the pilot tests together with dissemination activities towards all the stakeholders of the electricity value chain will recommend business models and deployment roadmaps for the most promising use cases, which, in turn, contribute to the practical implementation of the European Balancing Target Model by 2020.

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