Germany introduces national eID card – the beginning of a new application era?

Today is the day hundreds, maybe thousands of security specialists, card developers, application developers, regional councils, politicians and civil servants have been working towards for more than 2 years: The official start of the German eID card – the neue Personalausweis. Just about everything is NEW about this document – the format, the functions, the infrastructure. German… Read More

HJP Consulting lead BSI certification of Regula e-passport inspection system

HJP Consulting has successfully completed the German BSI certification process of the EAC e-passport inspection system “Regula series 7004”, manufactured by Regula Baltija Ltd. The Regula inspection system is the first EAC inspection system to be certified according to the test standard BSI-TR 3105 part 5.1“Test plan for ICAO compliant Inspection Systems with EAC 1.11.”. Mr. Vladimir… Read More

BSI chooses the GlobalTester™ developed by HJP to test the new ID card

HJP Consulting is expanding the GlobalTester Software™ for the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) in order to implement the conformity tests for the new German ID card and the associated reading devices. Following successful use with the conformity tests for e-passports, the BSI will once again be using the GlobalTester™ platform to evaluate the test specifications provided by… Read More

German BSI certifies Infineon’s ‘Integrity Guard’ security technology and SLE78 family of security controllers

Infineon Technologies have announced that its SLE 78 family of security controllers received security certification for use in electronic ID documents and chip card applications. The Germany Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) certified the high standard of security achieved by Infineon. Governments and public authorities all over the world use security controllers in ID documents… Read More