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Giesecke+Devrient Strengthens Cyber Security for Industry 4.0

25/04/2017 Munich

Munich (Germany), April 25, 2017 – At Hannover Messe Industrie, Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security is presenting its complete solution Secure Industrial Visibility (SIV) for the active protection of and remote access to industrial machines. The solution enables a secure connection between two linked end points in order to defend against industrial espionage and cyber attacks. SIV can be used on equipment from any provider or machine manufacturer and secures existing machines (as a retrofit option), as well as new machinery, in Industry 4.0 environments

Giesecke+Devrient Continues to Grow – All Business Units Post Positive Earnings

11/04/2017 Munich

Munich, April 11, 2017 – In the fiscal year 2016, global security technology group Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) posted the highest revenue in the company’s history. At around EUR 2.1 billion, the figure was almost four percent above the prior year. The technology group’s adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) increased by around 23 percent to EUR 125 million, while the EBIT margin grew by 0.9 percentage points to six percent. Despite increased tax expense following the company’s reorganization, G+D achieved a strongly positive net income of EUR 52.5 million in the fiscal year ending December 31, 2016, roughly equivalent to the result for the previous year. All four business units – Banknote, Mobile Security, Veridos, and secunet – made a positive contribution to Group earnings before interest and taxes.

Change of leadership in the Mobile Security business unit

10/04/2017 Munich

Munich, April 10, 2017 – Stefan Auerbach, Head of the Mobile Security business unit and Member of the Management Board of Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), is leaving the Group. Carsten Ahrens is taking over the management of Mobile Security, with immediate effect.

G+D partners with Accanto Systems to help mobile operators improve network efficiency and increase customer satisfaction.

10/03/2017 Munich

MUNICH, GERMANY (March 10, 2017) - Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), an international technology provider is teaming up with Accanto Systems, specialists in network analytics, automation and service quality management to help carriers improve the quality of their mobile service.

German companies and research institutes optimize security solutions for Industrie 4.0 and connected high-value goods

07/03/2017 Munich

Munich, Germany – March 7, 2017 – Whether it's Industrie 4.0, self-driving cars or smart home solutions – connected machines and high-value goods need security mechanisms that can be updated. The objective of the ALESSIO research project under the leadership of Infineon Technologies AG is to develop and assess these security mechanisms. Project partners from Munich are Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security (AISEC), Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, Siemens AG and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) as well as Karlsruhe-based WIBU-SYSTEMS AG. The project runs until the end of 2019 and is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with approximately Euro 3.9 million. (Joint press release by Fraunhofer AISEC, Giesecke & Devrient, Infineon, Siemens, TU München and WIBU Systems)

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) & Danal Inc., partner to bring next generation KYC and AML compliant Video Identification Service to Regulated Industries utilizing Mobile Connect standard

03/03/2017 Munich

Munich (Germany) and San Jose (USA), March 3, 2017 - G&D, a global leader in mobile security solutions and Danal Inc., a global leader in mobile identity, authentication & verification services, will jointly present a solution at the 2017 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where the G&D Video Identification service coupled with Danal Mobile ID services, present a very strong remote KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) compliant offer for online regulated industries.

G&D integrates with Otono to reduce cost and accelerate installations of eSIM management solutions

01/03/2017 Munich

MUNICH, GERMANY (March 1st, 2017) - Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is teaming up with Otono Networks to simplify and drastically reduce the cost of deployment of eSIM solutions for carriers around the world. The partners have now combined the G&D eSIM Management platform and the Otono platform to help operators be ready for the rapid growth of eSIM-enabled devices for both consumer and IoT applications.

G&D and Caixabank give away operative wristbands for contactless payments among MWC visitors

28/02/2017 Barcelona

Barcelona, February 28, 2017 - Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), in collaboration with CaixaBank, will distribute wearable wristbands for contactless payments among MWC 2017 attendees. The wristbands, manufactured by G&D, are lightweight, submersible and ergonomically designed.

NTT DOCOMO uses AirOn eSIM management solution from Giesecke & Devrient for its IoT services driving IoT deployments

27/02/2017 Munich

Munich (Germany), February 27, 2017 - Giesecke & Devrient is supplying NTT DOCOMO, INC. with its AirOn eSIM management solution for IoT applications. AirOn v3 is based on the latest GSMA v3.1 specification and allows carriers to deploy new and highly secure IoT applications for various IoT verticals. With the interoperable global solution NTT DOCOMO can connect to multiple systems to transfer or assign subscriptions.

Giesecke & Devrient and Huawei OceanConnect cooperate on marketing and deployment of global Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem

27/02/2017 Munich

Munich (Germany) - G&D and Huawei have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to join forces for global marketing and deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. Under the terms of the agreement G&D is providing its AirOn eSIM management solution to integrate with Huawei’s open OceanConnect IoT ecosystem. The combined solution provides seamless connectivity services based on secure eSIM profile provisioning and enables Huawei worldwide users to flexibly connect to Mobile Network Operator (MNO) services of their choice. Meanwhile, Huawei OceanConnect IoT ecosystem helps G&D fully connect and control IoT devices.

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