Go to Top

November 2017

A cyber attack puts everything at risk

The year 2017 witnessed a huge number of cyber attacks, which includes incidents of phishing, website intrusions and defacements as well as ransomware attacks. Samir Kapuria, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Symantec’s Cyber Security Services, in conversation with Business Today’s Nidhi Singal talks about what is making these cyber attacks a common occurrence and what businesses can do to keep themselves safe. As an increasing number of consumers, …Read More

Meet cryptovision at the TRUSTECH 2017 in Cannes

cryptovision is looking forward to the most important smart card and microchip exhibition in the world, the TRUSTECH 2017 to be held in Cannes, November 28-30, 2017. With 350 exhibitors, 13,000 visitors and 250 conference speakers the TRUSTECH is the must-attend conference in both the identification and payment industries. Write an email to Sina Tong for an appointment with a cryptovision representative. Watch Adam Ross’ conference presentation. We are looking …Read More

cryptovision’s Klaus Schmeh Spoke at Enigma Conference

The breaking of the Enigma in World War II and in the years before is one of the most fascinating chapters in crypto history. It all began when in 1929 the three mathematics students Marian Rejewski, Henryk Zygalski, and Jerzy Różycki from the University of Poznań, Poland, were hired as codebreakers. Later, they managed to break the Enigma. Today, Rejewski, Zygalski, and Różycki are national heroes in Poland. Especially in Poznań, …Read More

Now launched: sc/interface 7.0 supports more card types than ever before

cryptovision has launched version 7.0 of its smart card middleware sc/interface. This new edition includes an implementation of the CardOS 5.x security patch against the ROCA vulnerability. In addition, the number of card and token types sc/interface supports has grown to over 90. For instance, sc/interface now provides interoperability with the D-TRUST signature and D-TRUST seal card, as well as with the card operating system STARCOS 3.52. Apart from this, …Read More

US-CERT Warns of Crypto Bugs in IEEE Standard

Recent academic work focused on weak cryptographic protections in the implementation of the IEEE P1735 standard has been escalated to an alert published Friday by the Department of Homeland Security. DHS’ US-CERT warned the IEEE P1735 standard for encrypting electronic-design intellectual property and the management of access rights for such IP is flawed. “In the most egregious cases, enable attack vectors that allow recovery of the entire underlying plaintext IP,” …Read More