On April 27th, LSEC - cyber security hub - in collaboration with B-Hive - fintech hub - organized a first joint event focused on the ongoing innovative developments in the financial services domain impacting not only financial services, but also its supply chain and operational transactions such as cyber security and information security components.
An insightfull perspective by authentication expert Isabel group introduced us into some of the challenges, including authentication developments and helping understanding some of the complexities which resulted in the current RTS (regulatory technical standard) and SCA (Strong Customer Authentication) for TTP (trusted third parties). The PSD2 directive already exists since January 2016, and is currently being adopted by the European Member States, in particular their NCA (national competent authorities), usually the regulators. Next to the PSD2 directive that amongst other enables other companies to access account information for payment services, new developments such as API's are equally seeing their routes into market. The Glue and Oracle presented insightful views of the current developments towards Open API. The NBB (National Bank of Belgium), one of the co-authors of the RTS, keynoted the event with the core fundamental behind these developments and insights in some of the working that had led to its current state. He also indicated some future routes. Identity technology provider TrustBuilder and authentication providers Vasco and SDO presented their views on the role of existing and developing authentication technologies. During some of the panels, the operators such as Ingenico and Twiki reasoned on their current challenges and how they got there; Finally other security challenges were brought by BAE Systems, indicating that there is much more than authentication in securing these new developments.
For more information and documentation background, visit the event page.
London, 5 August 2015 – Sedicii, headquartered in Waterford, Ireland, whose patented “Zero Knowledge Proof Protocol” technology, developed at the National University of Ireland, Galway, is designed to protect both consumers’ and corporates’ sensitive personal data, has today been recognised as a ‘Technology Pioneer 2015’ by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Rosberg System is a Norwegian owned technology company with unique security & management solutions aimed at the Enterprise and Education markets. The company was founded in 2008 and has offices in Norway, Spain and Mexico. Rosberg's core values are Smart, Simple & Solid. We believe that simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, and this is reflected in our patented technologies which partners often describe as "out of the box thinking".
The market challenges we address:
Rosberg's technology brand is Verji, an ancient Norwegian word describing the one who protects. Our technology development is focused on highly scalable solutions with global market potential, enhanced security and unique protected intellectual property.
The new generation wireless security
Reaching Anything, Anywhere, Anytime
Rosberg offer solutions for both the IT & Networks market and the M2M market.
Within the IT & Networks market we have solutions aimed towards the enterprise and education market.
For the Enterprise market we offer an IT management solution which also can manage all roaming devices with a new and high level of security by using Rosberg's connection method Verji Connect. An additional module is our unique antitheft solution Verji Lock, were information stored on a device is only accessible when the device is operational with the authorized user. As soon as the device hibernates the encryption keys are deleted and keys can only be recovered from secure resource after user is securely identified.
For the education market we offer our School solution which is an affordable, enterprise-level management system for school laptops and tablets. It keeps the computers up to date and easy to manage both from a local and centralized level. The school solution includes Verji Share, which makes it possible for teachers to easily access and deploy, software, updates and content to students, even in areas with limited bandwidth. Rosberg's School solution is approved by Intel Learning Series and is marketed on Intel's website.
Within the M2M market our main focus is to license our technology solutions to companies which can achieve enhanced security and cost reduction by using the technology. Our main licensing technology is Verji Connect which makes it possible to establish a secure connection to any device, anywhere and anytime. We can also deliver our unique secure connection software as an SDK.
VASCO designs, develops, markets and supports patented User Authentication products for e-business and e-commerce. VASCO�s Digipass products are delivered as hardware authentication tokens carried by an end user, or in a software format on mobile phones, other portable devices, and PCs or on a server based Digipass Authentication Server.
For user access control, VASCO�s VACMAN Server products guarantee that only designated Digipass users get access to the application. VASCO�s target markets are the applications and their several hundred million users that utilize fixed passwords as security. VASCO�s time-based system generates a �one-time� password that changes with every use, and is virtually impossible to hack, or break.
With 8 million current users of its Digipass products, VASCO has established itself as a world-leader for strong Identity Authentication with almost 200 international financial institutions, approximately 800 blue-chip corporations, and governments representing more than 50 countries.
# Digipass family of advanced authentication tokens
# Connected (USB) and unconnected secure readers for EMV and PKI smart cards
# Integrated server solutions for VPN, firewall, RAS, LAN, WLAN, WEB and Web mail
# Consultancy for development and implementation of 3DES, AES and PKI based secure authentication devices
# Fulfillment services (programming of Digipass)