Available digital services are growing quickly but they are often strangled by a lack of a trusted digital identity which would be available for everyone and everywhere. In daily activities, people cannot enjoy seamless service experience because a suitable digital …

Identity on the Internet Read More »

In cryptography we have things that are proven to be insecure, or proven to be secure, and a big collection of things that are neither.  The PKCS#1 v1.5 signature security happens to be in this kind of middle ground, and …

Proof towards “PKCS#1v1.5 signature is secure” Read More »

Have we really lost the SIM card security? Of course not. Lately news has reported multiple SIM card attacks[1][2][3]. In both of these cases the SIM card lets third parties to do undesirable things because SIM card security is (at …

SIMjacker, WIBattach, All Security Lost? Read More »

The public key system has two accompanying data, the public key and private key. The private key is used to securely create an electronic signature (or decrypt a message). The key is held strictly in the security containment of the …

PKI Security: Smartphone Apps vs. SIM applets Read More »

Methics moved on 2nd of May 2019. The address for the new office is: Methics Oy Lars Sonckin Kaari 14 02600 Espoo

Methics Oy has received the Strongest in Finland Platinum certificate from Finnish credit rating company Suomen Asiakastieto Oy.

IANA today registered provisional URI scheme “mss” published by Methics. The “mss” scheme defines the URI for SignatureProfiles used for requesting mobile signature services from the MSSP Platform. You can find the scheme from: https://www.iana.org/assignments/uri-schemes/prov/mss Signature Profile in Mobile Signature …

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Today, a person’s ability to prove their identity is seen as an important basis for participation in the society and life in general. In most countries around the world, establishing a person’s identity whether online or offline, is mandatory to …

Strong Electronic Identification: scenarios for the future Read More »

The MSSP standards were originally defined at ETSI at the beginning of this millennium. One of the MSSP design key objectives was a secure system by design. This blog unwraps those underlying design principles. General security principles such as confidentiality, …

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Methics launched a new SIM applet, the Alauda B17 Fortress; a new addition to our growing product portfolio to cater for low-cost standard JavaCard UICC cards. Remote signing with Alauda B17 is based on PKI and complies fully with standard PKIX specifications. The …

Methics launch new Applet for remote eIDAS-compliant signatures. Read More »