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Worldwide shipments of secure elements to exceed 9 billion units in 2015 At the opening of the CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS 2015, Eurosmart, the Voice of the Smart Security Industry, presented its annual forecast of the worldwide secure element shipments. Timothée Mangenot, President of Eurosmart: “The smart security...

Eurosmart's Cybersecurity & Digital Identity Committee issued a paper entitled "The Future Digital Identity Landscape in Europe". This document presents Eurosmart 2020’s vision about Digital Identity in Europe: the definition, main trends, future requirements, evolutions and associated standards, as well as the workings of the European...

Effective today, GSTAG, a manufacturer of multi-technology smart cards joined Eurosmart, the European association representing the Smart Security Industry in Brussels, as a new member. “We welcome GSTAG as a new member. Their know-how will complement Eurosmart’s portfolio of experts in the area of digital trust...

eIDAS: national eID schemes will need to provide sufficient requirements against high level attacks Brussels, 23rd of September 2015 – On September 8th, four implementing acts fleshing out Regulation 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions (eIDAS) were officially referenced in the official...

Recommendations by the Smart Security Industry on security assurance levels and qualified electronic signature Digital trust is at the heart of a functioning hyperconnected society, especially where eGovernment services are offered. The key to digital trust is a secure and protected digital identity. Citizens have a...

Shipments of secure elements up by over 12% in 2014 Eurosmart, the Voice of the Smart Security Industry, released the 2014 figures for the worldwide secure elements shipments and the smart secure contactless markets as well as the corresponding 2015 forecast. The data provided by Eurosmart consist...

eIDAS defines three levels of assurance for electronic identification means: “low”, “substantial” and “high”. Eurosmart believes that no party should be imposed to accept a lower level of security than the one it decided to adopt. [pdf-embedder url="http://www.eurosmart.digital/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Eurosmart-Position-Paper-on-eIDAS-Levels-of-Assurance-final-2.pdf" title="Eurosmart Position Paper on eIDAS Levels of Assurance...

The European Commission has recently unveiled the results of a pan-European public opinion analysis on cybersecurity1, which shows that cybercrime is a growing concern for internet users in the EU. Eurosmart, The Voice of the Smart Security Industry, has for a long time now been...

Eurosmart welcomes the creation of a new Intergroup on Digital Agenda which will constitute a new forum for debates between MEPs and external stakeholders On Thursday the 11th of December, the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament officially approved the list of the 28 intergroups...

Le gouvernement français pourrait décider de retirer la puce électronique du permis de conduire Depuis le 19 janvier 2013, chaque permis de conduire délivré au sein de l’Union européenne doit correspondre à un format unique « carte plastique » (similaire au format d’une carte de crédit)...