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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ROCA – Vulnerable RSA Key Generation on Some Smart Cards

Latest news on smart card based security solutions tells that once again one vendor has produced low quality firmware for RSA key generation. What makes it even worse is that this hazard was caught up only after cards had been

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Number of PKI Keys in Mobile ID Service

One of the main discussion topics in new Kiuru MSSP deployments has been the number of keys on the SIM card. Should there be a separate key for signing and authentication? How many PINs can the user actually remember? What

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Advanced Electronic Signatures and Mobile ID

What are Advanced Electronic Signatures? An advanced electronic signature (AdES) is an electronic signature that meets the requirements defined by the EU Regulation No 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions. This regulation is under a standard

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Laverca Adds Partial Support for XAdES Signatures

XAdES is an XML Signature extension that allows the use of Advanced Electronic Signatures. Laverca 2.0.1 adds a partial support to XAdES in a form of an example using the Esig DSS library. You can find the latest Laverca release

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How to make interoperable authentication applets on SIM cards?

The interoperability of SIM card applets (SIM Toolkit applications) is an important requirement in today’s mobile communication business. It is normal practice for MNOs to have SIM cards from different SIM vendors. These different cards come with different characteristics including

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MNOs – Enablers for Mobile Signature Services

Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) across the world are central to the adoption and deployment of Mobile Signature Services such as Mobile ID and Mobile Connect. The purpose of this blog is to describe how uniquely placed MNOs are in driving

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Mobile ID SMS Bearer Latency in Some Mobile Network Technologies

The motivation of this blog post is to show an estimation of the time to complete a mobile ID transaction using SMS bearer in some mobile network technologies like 2G, 3G, and 4G. The figure below describes the flow of

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