In most companies, executives and employees undertake best-practice training on the use and security of their company’s mobile phones and computers. Typically, the guidelines will include precautions against hacking, which can cause the loss or phishing of sensitive data and seriously affect the economy and reputation of a company. Among these recommendations, users of company [...]
We are moving toward a fully digitalized and connected world. The way we work, the way we communicate, the way we interact with our ecosystem...is changing. This is also becoming the reason why companies that were typically analog and ‘offline’ (in terms of connectivity), are now becoming Internet companies. The IoT era will bring many [...]
Overview Advances in key communications technologies have led to big improvements and expectations into the automotive market, particularly in the fields of automation and autonomous vehicles. Industry working groups like SAE International and 3GPP have defined a six-level classification system to identify the different stages of automation towards fully autonomous driving. Vehicle connectivity, together [...]
Applus+ were approached by Subsea Environmental Services to provide support in the recycling of potentially radioactive telecommunications materials.
In the previous post we reviewed the main technological solutions to secure mobile applications. Depending on the security solution (chip-based, cloud-based or TEE-based) and the target market, chip manufacturers and software developers can choose between various certification schemes applicable to their product. Certification is not legally mandatory but could be an industry requirement to be [...]
As new high-value markets like payments and ID are going mobile, security concerns are increasing. Are smartphones secure enough to be used as a substitute for payment cards? Are phones and tablets a suitable platform to distribute premium content without increasing the risk of piracy? Over the last few years, the payments industry has contributed [...]
As the NFC Forum says: “NFC makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch”. Using NFC (Near Field Communication) to activate a WiFi connection on arrival at home or to the office, opening security doors [...]