Technical documents

Since the adoption of the eIDAS Regulation in 2014, 15 Member States have notified at least one electronic identification (eID) scheme. Such a notification entails an obligation of mutual recognition by other Member States within one year. This means that the notified eID scheme can...

Eurosmart welcomes certification of processor cores using a subset of the requirements of Protection Profile (PP) PP-0084. This helps solidify the status of Common Criteria and especially the SOG-IS members as the go-to-centre for high assurance certification in the world. With referencing PP-0084, it shows the critical importance of...

This document presents a mapping of certification schemes selected by Eurosmart that are applicable to IoT (Internet of Things) in Europe. The selection includes national, proprietary certification scheme, security standards, guidelines or framework and they are collectively called 'scheme' in the rest of the document. This...

Eurosmart wished to make comments on the PwC Impact Study Analysis, which is part of the Cybersecurity Package. This study contains erroneous statements that Eurosmart would like to point out. Please download the document for more details. [pdf-embedder url="https://www.eurosmart.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Eurosmart-Comments-on-PwC-Study.pdf" title="Eurosmart Comments on PwC Study"]...

On the 17th of April, The European Commission tabled a proposal for a regulation to improve the security features of EU citizens’ identity cards and residence cards with the aim at curbing document fraud. Eurosmart and its members are fully committed in achieving the highest level...

By Sylvain CARRIOU, Mourad FAHER, Alban FERAUD and Christine HENNEBERT The digital world is now hyperconnected and it is gradually changing daily life of the European Citizens and consumers. This transformation of our society imposes to revise also our legal framework to make sure that the European...

In recent months, customers of the smart card industry have raised the question, whether smart cards and smart card based products (e.g. SIM cards, payment cards, electronic passports, electronic ID cards, health insurance cards) would fall under the scope of the WEEE Directives. The industry...

Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU impacts the way in which the RFID products are placed on the European market. Eurosmart issued on 6th November a position paper to present its understanding of the Directive. Besides, in order to clarify the scope of the directive, Eurosmart...