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Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is a global security technology group headquartered in Munich, Germany. Innovations from G+D make the lives of billions of people in the digital and physical world more secure. With its products and solutions, G+D is one of the market and technology leaders in the areas of payment, connectivity, identities and digital infrastructures.

Founded in 1852, the company generated sales of 2.45 billion Euros in the 2019 fiscal year with 11,500 employees. G+D is present in 33 countries. Its customers include central and commercial banks, mobile network operators, automobile manufacturers, health insurance companies, governments and public authorities. For more information, please visit: www.gi-de.com.

G+D Mobile Security is a global mobile security technology company headquartered in Munich, Germany. The company is part of the Giesecke+Devrient group. G+D Mobile Security has a workforce of 5,300 employees and generated sales of EUR 877 m in the 2019 fiscal year. More than 40 sales and partner offices as well as 20+ certified production and personalization sites and data centers ensure customer proximity worldwide.

G+D Mobile Security manages and secures billions of digital identities throughout their entire life cycle. Our products and solutions are used by commercial banks, mobile network operators, car and mobile device manufacturers, business enterprises, transit authorities and health insurances and their customers every day to secure payment, communication and device-to-device interaction. G+D Mobile Security is a technology leader in its markets and holds a strong competitive position. For more information, please visit: https://www.gi-de.com/de/de/mobile-security

 

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  • Munich,
    02.04.2020

    Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) reports record results for the past fiscal year. The Munich-based group specializing in security technology has seen significant increases in sales and EBIT. A large part of the sales growth stems from the Group's rapidly growing business in digital products and services. Due to the global spread of coronavirus, G+D expects a challenging environment in the 2020 fiscal year and is focusing on protecting its employees, customers and partners.

    Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) increased its sales by 9% year-on-year to €2.45 billion in the fiscal year 2019. The solutions and services business in particular recorded strong growth of 33%, while product business remained at the previous year's level. Overall, more than 50% of the increase in sales resulted from digital business models that G+D has been developing around the company's core areas of payment processes, connectivity, identities, and digital infrastructures. 

  • Munich,
    24.03.2020

    G+D Mobile Security and DENT Wireless demonstrate how easy eSIM Management can be implemented.

    To bring new subscribers to their network, mobile operators need to create a straightforward and convenient customer journey. With an easy, fast onboarding process, more new subscribers will be attracted to sign for a mobile contract. eSIM management enables the whole registration process to be completed in a couple of minutes fully digital on the mobile phone itself. So, there is no need to go to a POS or to wait for a SIM card to be shipped.

  • Munich
    26.02.2020

    NTT DOCOMO, INC. Japan's largest mobile network operator, has launched "Kids Keitai SH-03M", a new mobile phone especially for children. The devices produced by DOCOMO and SHARP use eSIM technology from G+D Mobile Security for their connectivity.

    The children mobile phone contains an embedded eSIM chip (eUICC) from G+D Mobile Security, which is equipped with mobile phone subscriptions from DOCOMO. As the phone is a pure eSIM device, it has only an embedded UICC without a plug-in SIM slot. The embedded SIM itself is soldered on the chip board. Advantages here are that the SIM card can not be lost or damaged. Moreover, the smaller the SIM, the less space it needs. Therefore, the size of the device can be made smaller and fit comfortably in the hands of children.

  • München,
    18.02.2020

    eSIM technology is one of the many innovative features integrated into the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip smartphone, which was launched on 14th February 2020. The eSIM technology is supplied by G+D Mobile Security.

    The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is equipped with an eUICC (embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card) which is permanently fitted into the smartphone and equipped with the market proven eOS (embedded operating system) from G+D Mobile Security. Users can download their SIM profiles onto this chip securely and easily “over the air”, making the familiar process of inserting a physical SIM card into the smartphone a thing of the past.

  • Munich,
    06.02.2020

    At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 in Barcelona, G+D Mobile Security demonstrates how connectivity challenges of the 5G era can be overcome in the IoT and payment ecosystem.

    The Internet of Things is growing rapidly and this growth will receive a further strong boost from the increasing implementations of 5G. In the "Massive IoT" of the near future, billions of devices, machines and systems will be connected. Linking, identifying and protecting them efficiently will be one of the central challenges of the entire IoT ecosystem.

  • München,
    23.01.2020

    Embedded Secure elements (eSE) from G+D Mobile Security are part of Miele’s connected professional appliances. They increase the security of certain intelligent devices through encrypted communication.

    On the security chips from G+D Mobile Security a special application has been implemented, which Miele uses in its connected professional appliances. It supports the authentication between Miele devices and Miele Online Services and protects the transmission of data using TLS encryption. Communication is bundled via the routers of the home networks. The security elements implement end-to-end cryptographic security by communicating directly with the Miele systems.

  • Munich,
    18.12.2019

    Webasto, one of the 100 largest suppliers within the automotive industry, has launched Webasto Live, a connected and intelligent wall mounted charging station for electric cars. The eSIM solution from G+D Mobile Security ensures secure management of the digital services, while POST Luxembourg guarantees the global mobile connectivity of the charging station.

    The charging of an electric car with the smart Webasto Live can be controlled via App or Charging Portal due to its connectivity function. This enables remote operation as well as online system updates. In addition to LAN and WLAN interfaces, connection to the Internet is also possible via a 4G modem. In order to manage the associated connectivity functions securely and globally, Webasto Live is equipped with eSIM technology from G+D Mobile Security, which is initially provided with POST Luxembourg subscriptions.

  • Munich,
    17.12.2019

    Canadian Fintech company KOHO has launched the country's first metal prepaid contactless payment cards. These innovative premium cards will be provided by G+D Mobile Security and will support KOHO’s current digital suite of products in further attracting Canadian Consumers to its banking experience.

    The reloadable metal VISA cards will be available to all consumers who are looking for the prestigious experience that comes from having a metal card. The metal card will be integrated with KOHO’s mobile app, allowing consumers to monitor their spending in real time. They perform both contactless and contact-based transactions, thus ensuring a smooth payment experience at the point of sale.

  • München,
    28.11.2019

    Für ihr Engagement rund um das kulturelle Leben in Leipzig wurde Verena von Mitschke-Collande, G+D-Gesellschafterin und Vorsitzende des Stiftungsrats der Giesecke+Devrient Stiftung, gestern mit der Ehrenmedaille der Stadt ausgezeichnet. Damit wird eine Persönlichkeit gewürdigt, die sich für Leipzigs Kultur, insbesondere im Umfeld des Museums für Druckkunst, hohe Verdienste und besondere Wertschätzung erworben hat, heißt es in der offiziellen Erklärung.

    Als direkte Nachfahrin der 1852 in Leipzig begründeten und bis heute mit rund 400 Angestellten dort ansässigen Druck-Dynastie Giesecke+Devrient hat Verena von Mitschke-Collande eine starke persönliche Verbindung zum Standort Leipzig. Entsprechend liegt es ihr am Herzen, das einstige Zentrum für Buchdruck und Verlagstätigkeit in Deutschland wieder zu neuem Leben zu erwecken. Ein Eckpfeiler der G+D Stiftung, die 2010 auf Initiative von Verena von Mitschke-Collande gegründet wurde, ist deshalb die Förderung des Museums für Druckkunst in Leipzig.

  • Munich,
    26.11.2019

    Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is one of Germany's most innovative companies. In the EconSight ranking, undertaken on behalf of the Handelsblatt newspaper, the group took the 28th spot among innovation champions in Germany. In its current ranking list, the Swiss business research institute identifies the leaders in the race for digital penetration of future technologies and the companies that are decisively shaping the global innovation landscape. 

    The business model of Giesecke+Devrient is based on four pillars: products and solutions in connection with secure payment – whether in the physical, electronic or digital world – securing digital connections between people and machinery on the Internet, reliable and integrated identity solutions and protecting data networks and critical infrastructures against the abuse of data.

  • Munich,
    05.11.2019

    Companies’ aim is to make the hardware root more transparent, trustworthy, and secure for everyone

    G+D Mobile Security, a leading provider of connectivity and security in IoT, today announced it has partnered with lowRISC and Google in support of OpenTitan, an open source hardware root of trust (RoT) reference design and integration guidelines that enable chip producers and platform providers to build transparently implemented, high-quality hardware RoT chips tailored for data center servers and other devices.

  • Munich,
    28.10.2019

    G+D Mobile Security and HIT have announced a strategic partnership at Money20/20 USA 2019 in Las Vegas. Together, they provide a portfolio of metal payment cards available worldwide that meet the highest demands of consumers in design, appearance and functionality.

    Incorporating G+D Mobile Security’s EMV contactless chip technology along with their personalization and fulfillment centers around the world, the G+D Mobile Security and HIT partnership will combine patented technology and global manufacturing excellence to produce metal cards from HIT’s manufacturing facility in Ohio (USA). With these cards, financial institutions can offer affluent and high net-worth customers an exclusive “top-of-wallet” payment experience.

  • Munich,
    24.10.2019

    Munich, October 24, 2019 – G+D Mobile Security will present its secure and innovative solutions for seamless onboarding, digital payment and payment cards at Money20/20 USA 2019 in Las Vegas. 

    On the 27-30thof October, financial industry leaders will make their way to Money20/20 to gain future banking insights. G+D Mobile Security experts will discuss trends in US contactless payment adoption to drive convenience and speed for end users for everyday purchases, open loop transit and the future of electric vehicles and autononomous transportation. 

  • München,
    22.10.2019

    Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) hat den zweiten Klimapakt der Münchner Wirtschaft unterzeichnet. Darin verpflichtet sich das Unternehmen freiwillig dazu, seine CO2-Emissionen weiter nachhaltig zu reduzieren.

    G+D unterstützt auch den zweiten Klimapakt der Münchner Wirtschaft. Am gestrigen Montag unterzeichnete das Unternehmen bei einer feierlichen Auftaktveranstaltung im Literaturhaus München die entsprechende Vereinbarung. Darin verpflichtet sich G+D freiwillig dazu, bis zum Jahr 2021 seine CO2-Emissionen weiter nachhaltig zu senken.

  • Munich,
    22.10.2019

    The Chinese automotive brand Changan Automobile released its CS75PLUS model at the Chengdu Motor Show in September 2019. One month after the launch date, the sales volume of CS75PLUS exceeded 20,000, and the sales orders have exceeded 30,000. One of many attractive features and technologies in this new model is the smart digital car key, a result of the close work of G+D Mobile Security and Changan. G+D provides the required technologies, solutions and services.

    The new model is well powered with advanced technologies and also targeting young consumers with its eye-catching look. As a result, CS75PLUS received a lot attention from the market and is proven by its sales performance. One of the most significant technical innovations is the keyless access based on the DCK (Digital Car Key) service from G+D Mobile Security. This service includes security architectures, technologies and services for the entire lifecycle of a digital vehicle key solution.

  • Munich,
    16.10.2019

    Munich, October 16, 2019 – Veridos GmbH, the joint venture of the Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) security group and the Bundesdruckerei (German federal printing office), has appointed a new CEO. On November 1, Andreas Räschmeier will succeed Hans-Wolfgang Kunz, who is due to retire.

    Andreas Räschmeier, 52, has previously worked at the G+D group parent, where he held numerous senior and management positions. Most recently, he served as Global Vice President of G+D's Currency Technology group company. The graduate business engineer is bringing extensive expertise in security solutions to his new responsibilities at Veridos, a project partner in ID cards and identification projects worldwide.

  • München,
    11.10.2019

    Juniper Research has announced this year's winners of the Future Digital Awards for Technology and Innovation. In the IoT Innovation category, the British market analyst awarded the eSIM management platform "AirOn" from G+D Mobile Security as "Best IoT Security Innovation of the Year".

    Juniper Research's awards recognize the most innovative and effective technology solutions in sectors such as automotive, devices, energy, Internet of Things (IoT), smart cities and smart homes. The analyst describes G+D Mobile Security as a leading company in the IoT and 5G environment and expects AirOn to have a significant impact on the further development of these markets. 

  • Munich,
    08.10.2019

    IT service provider Lufthansa Industry Solutions has implemented SIGNiT from G+D Mobile Security as a new solution for the reliable tracking of transport damage. The solution, that uses a unique combination of eSIM and blockchain technology, will be presented to the public for the first time at the 5G CMM Expo 2019.

    With the Damage Detection Sensor, Lufthansa Industry Solutions provides an innovative Detection-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering that uses the SIGNiT solution from G+D Mobile Security. It helps companies to reliably track, by means of IoT data, where goods have been damaged in transit. This way, customers can optimize their logistics chains and prevent similar damage in the future. At the 5G CMM Expo, which will take place from October 8 – 10 in Hanover, Lufthansa Industry Solution will present the new solution for the first time to the general public.

  • Munich,
    13.08.2019

     G+D Mobile Security explains seven reasons why eSIM technology is a driver for the success of the Connected Car.

    The eSIM technology is gaining ground in more and more areas of application. The basic principle: Devices or machines requiring a mobile connection are equipped with permanently installed SIM chips. Network operator profiles can then be downloaded "over the air" on these devices. An industry, that is particularly benefiting from this technology, is the automotive sector with its increasing number of connected vehicles. G+D Mobile Security explains why eSIM is a key technology for the connected car.

  • München,
    13.08.2019

    G+D Mobile Security erläutert sieben Gründe, warum eSIM-Technologie einen entscheidenden Treiber für den Erfolg des Connected Car darstellt.

    Die eSIM-Technologie setzt sich in immer mehr Anwendungsbereichen durch. Ihr Grundprinzip: Geräte oder Maschinen, die eine Mobilfunkverbindung benötigen, werden mit fest verbauten SIM-Chips ausgestattet. Auf diese lassen sich die Profile der Netzbetreiber dann „over the air“ aufspielen. Eine Branche, die von dieser Technologie ganz besonders profitiert, ist die Automobilindustrie mit ihren zunehmend vernetzten Fahrzeugen. G+D Mobile Security zeigt auf, warum eSIM eine Schlüsseltechnologie für das Connected Car darstellt.

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