Today, many Smart City initiatives seek to make urban living simpler, safer and healthier. These initiatives drive greater demand for secure technologies to protect individual and financial credentials. To address this demand, NXP’s new SmartMX2 P60 Step-Up! Secure Element provides secure authentication and confidential data exchange.
To be first in market in smart cards, NXP is collaborating with MaskTech, the leading independent provider of high security smart card operating systems for electronic identification cards, travel documents and authentication solutions. Together, the companies will add PUF anti-cloning technology to secure smart cards for applications like ePassports, eID cards, driving licenses, health cards, payment cards and embedded security.
“Security and convenience for smart city solutions are of paramount importance,” said Managing Director at MaskTech, Dr.
“NXP has a relentless commitment to develop state-of-the art products that meet the high-end security requirements for sensitive applications like payment, e-government and access management,” said Sébastien Clamagirand, Senior Director and General Manager Secure Identification at NXP. “Seeing the first roll-out of SmartMX with PUF technology is a great milestone and addresses the market need for high secure identification solutions.”
SmartMX2 P60 Step-Up!
The latest SmartMX2 generation builds on the groundbreaking IntegralSecurityTM architecture and includes a series of new security enhancements:
The new SmartMX2 platform also received comprehensive 3rd party recognition:
About the SmartMX Family
SmartMX, the platform of choice for high secure and fast data transactions, is a proven solution for contact, contactless and dual interface applications with over 6 billion IC´s sold. Serving banks all over the world, from
MTCOS Protects identities in more than 65 countries. MTCOS has been designed for smart card and embedded security ICs with crypto-coprocessor and contactless-, contact based- or dual interface. MTCOS is a true multiapplication OS with advanced public key support. It is compliant to all relevant open ISO/IEC standards for smart cards and contains a unique range of eID applications already built-in the OS. MTCOS is certified Common Criteria EAL4+/5+ on different high secure semiconductor types.
MaskTech is the leading independent manufacturer and supplier of high security smart card operating systems (MTCOS) for government and industry use. MaskTech’s portfolio includes generic and customized mask solutions for state-of-the-art Common Criteria certified smart card and contactless cryptographic chipsets. The company supplies more than 30 major passport manufacturers and system integrators and holds a leading position in all of its primary product categories. Find out more at www.masktech.com.
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