PKI Security: Smartphone Apps vs. SIM applets

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

Methics moved office

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

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The Strongest in Finland Certificate

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

Methics registers “mss” URI Scheme

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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Strong Electronic Identification: scenarios for the future

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

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Secure Mobile Signature Service Platform

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,

Methics launch new Applet for remote eIDAS-compliant signatures.

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

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Methics deliver new Cassandra based logging solution for Clustered MSSP environments.

The Kiuru Cassandra Logging solution offer distributed, scalable, robust and fault-tolerant logging in clustered MSSP environments. Logging to a Cassandra database rather than to local MSSP server files provides up to 20 to 40%  performance boost in a clustered MSSP

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Mobile ID: An Enabler of Sustainable Development

To be able to realize the sustainable development goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations, countries need to be able to deliver services to the whole of their population. One major challenge facing this is that face-to-face services provisioning can

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Laverca 2.1.0 Released

The open source MSS library Laverca has been updated for extended support of Advanced Electronic Signatures (AdES). The new release contains support for the mobile signature service profile query extension usage. Now the AP application can query end user certificates

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