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2015/03/03

Barcelona, Spain

Huawei and Giesecke & Devrient sign an MoU on a Global Partnership for Global Connectivity e2e Services for the growing Internet of Things/M2M market

[Barcelona, Spain, March 3, 2015] Huawei and Giesecke & Devrient signed an alliance collaboration agreement to promote global connectivity services. The purpose of these services are to remove the entrance barrier for device makers, aiming to deliver global connected products and solutions. The global connectivity services greatly simplify the supply chain logistics, reduce commercial deployment cost and enhance the service experience for products such as connected cars, wearable devices, smart meters, and others. Multinational enterprises, especially chinese multi-national enterprises will greatly benefit from a proven, integrated e2e platform delivered by two market leading companies.

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2015/03/02

Munich, Germany

G&D Provides Fraud Protection for Apps

Munich, March 2, 2015 – The rise of mobile devices is a key driver of the connected society. Smartphones and apps have experienced great success and have become the archetype of modern software. Their numbers are steadily increasing and have far exceeded millions in various app stores. Many of these apps trigger various transactions, which may involve sensitive data. Yet most of these apps rely on vulnerable measures and ways of protecting users' identities and data. With SIMSec™, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is now presenting a solution that uses the devices' SIM cards to protect apps in a fast, easy, and reliable way. By using SIMSec, app developers can offer their customers unbreakable, integrated protection. Mobile network operators (MNOs) can open up new revenue streams by providing better use of the SIM card. To demonstrate the concept, G&D is showcasing a SIMSec-based password manager using the SIM card to securely store the user's credentials such as PINs, passwords, etc., at Mobile World Congress in Hall 7 at Stand 7A41.

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2015/03/02

Munich, Germany

SmartPhones can download new subscriptions into IoT and consumer devices fitted with embedded SIMs

Munich, March 2, 2015 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) at Mobile World Congress demonstrates an innovative and secure way to download a new subscription into a new device using a SmartPhone. The SmartPhone is used to both request and download a subscription into an IoT device, a smartwatch or tablet they have just purchased. Simply by pairing the new device with their smartphone via e.g. Bluetooth the new device’s embedded SIM can be loaded with a subscription without the need to visit the Mobile Network Operator’s retail store (MNO) to sign a contract and to collect the SIM card. This demonstration supports and demonstrates the progress of an industry initiative coordinated by the GSMA to develop an industry standard for remote SIM provisioning for consumer devices.

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2015/02/27

Munich, Germany

G&D Improves Safety for Driving in a Connected Society

Sierra Wireless and G&D equip cars with fast, secure, and flexible solution for Russian ERA-GLONASS system

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2015/02/24

Munich, Germany

Sim Card Remains Secure

Munich, 24 February 2015 – Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is one of the leading vendors of SIM cards, and supplies over 350 mobile network operators worldwide. G&D has played an important role in the stipulation and implementation of SIM card security standards for over two decades. The SIM card is so secure that in the case revealed recently, even intelligence services preferred to steal the key rather than attack the SIM card. The secure authentication of the mobile phone user on the mobile network is the main function of the SIM card. G&D employs the highest security procedures and processes. The company is taking the targeted attacks by intelligence services which were reported in the last few days very seriously, however.

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2015/02/24

Munich, Germany

G&D simplifies secure authentication in web services and prevents identity theft

Munich, February 24, 2015 – Munich-based technology group Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) today announced the launch of an new service to provide improved security for consumers as they increasingly use mobile devices to carry out business and private transactions over the Internet. The service will combine the G&D’s SmartLicentio platform and G&D’s SIM cards with am applet compliant with the GSMA Mobile Connect SIM applet specification. It will enable mobile network operators to offer a consistent and standardized set of services for managing digital authentication and identity globally. This solution only requires the user's mobile number and mobile device.

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2015/02/23

Munich, Germany

Convego CloudPay Secures Mobile Payment Transactions

Munich, February 23, 2015 – Mobile and digital channels can no longer be ignored by businesses, and that includes the financial sector. Smartphones and other mobile devices have changed the way people shop, communicate and pay. As the number of sensitive data-based transactions increases, the need for secure and trustworthy communication is more crucial than ever. In response, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is launching Convego® CloudPay, a mobile cloud payment service compliant with the specifications of the major international payment schemes, at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona. A live demo of the solution is planned for the exhibition in hall 7 at stand 7A41.

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2015/02/20

Munich, Germany

Securing the Connected Society: G&D Showcases Best-in-Class Security Solutions at Mobile World Congress 2015

Munich, February 20, 2015 – Being online all the time is no longer just a vision – the connected society is about to become reality. Smart phones and tablets are part of our daily lives. At home, at work, in the city, and on the move, people are connected at all times. Be it online banking, shopping, reading e-mails, or streaming music to car audio systems, the challenge is to protect the confidentiality of people’s data and to manage digital identities. At Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, in hall 7 at booth 7A41, Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is showcasing its answers to the security challenges of the connected society. The technology company provides solutions to safeguard privacy and digital interactions.

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2015/02/16

Munich, Germany

Double Safeguard for Digital Identities – Giesecke & Devrient and Vodafone present login protection and encryption using a SIM card

Munich, February 16, 2015 – User accounts are increasingly becoming the targets of internet hackers. Once a username and password have been obtained, the combination of these gives cyber thieves access to critical company services such as cloud storage systems, e-mail accounts, and online shop accounts. In order to tackle the problem of identity theft in the digital world, Vodafone Germany and Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) have worked together to develop Vodafone Secure Login as a solution specifically for corporate and public sector customers which acts as a second authentication element in addition to a password. The solution is based on a SIM card and incorporates a special security mechanism.

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