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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 2.25 billion Euros in the 2018 fiscal year with 11,400 employees. G+D is present in 32 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:

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 868 m in the 2018 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:




  • Munich,

    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,

    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,

    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,

    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,

    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,

    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,

    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,

    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,

    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,

    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,

    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,

    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,

     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,

    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.

  • Munich,

    The leading Japanese network provider Internet Initiative Japan (IIJ) has launched an eSIM service for the mobile Internet. The AirOn platform from G+D Mobile Security is enabling eSIM management.

    The service, officially named "IIJmio Mobile Service Light Start Plan" (eSIM Beta Version), is the first eSIM service for simlock-free mobile devices in Japan. It offers the possibility to connect to the mobile data network of IIJ via eSIM and supports, amongst others, the Apple iPhones XS, XS Max and XR, the Microsoft Surface Pro LTE Advanced and various Apple iPads.

  • Munich,

    G+D Mobile Security is opening a new personalization bureau in Johannesburg on August 13, 2019. It offers companies in the financial industry in Southern and Central Africa comprehensive local services for the personalization of payment cards.

    Further to the complete physical and digital personalization of payment cards, the new center also provides numerous additional services. These include the direct delivery of cards to end customers in individual packaging, the option of delivery tracking or Smart document generation as a service. On request, G+D Mobile Security also takes over the storage of cards and inventory management.

  • Munich,

    German anonymization company Brighter AI Technologies secures several millions in funding from eCAPITAL and Giesecke+Devrient Ventures.

    Brighter AI Technologies is a Berlin-based deep-tech startup founded in 2017 and voted Hottest European Startup by NVIDIA in 2018. Brighter AI works to overcome limitations in human and computer vision with artificial intelligence. For example, the startup has developed a process that anonymizes personal traits such as faces, but preserves camera data for analytics and machine learning approaches.

  • Munich,

    Microsoft links its Enterprise Mobility Management solution Intune with the eSIM Device Enablement Service (eDES) from G+D Mobile Security. This enables IT departments to centrally manage the mobile connections of eSIM-enabled end devices in their companies.

    Mobile contracts for Windows devices with eSIM can be activated, modified and managed online by IT departments without burdening employees with these processes. By eliminating manual processes for eSIM connectivity through this "zero touch" management, companies save costs and shorten the time to deploy new mobile contracts.

  • Munich,

    LG has launched the LG Pay mobile payment service supporting Mastercard and Visa in the United States, the first market outside of its home country South Korea. The Convego CloudPay service from G+D Mobile Security is used for deployment, provisioning and lifecycle management of virtual paymentcards.

    The LG Pay mobile payment service has recently become available in the United States on LG Electronics flagship smartphones. It enables users to add their physical Mastercard and Visa payment cards to their mobile phones in virtual form with just a few clicks. They can then use their smartphones to pay at any contactless terminal that supports Mastercard or Visa. LG Pay supports contactless payments using near-field communication, as well as magnetic stripe-only payment terminals by incorporating Wireless Magnetic Communication.

  • Munich/Gmund

    The ecological footprint of banknotes depends on many factors. Stringent product requirements to ensure security, durability, functionality and design limit the scope for sustainability concerns. Louisenthal, a subsidiary of the Giesecke+Devrient Currency Technology Group, has analyzed the production of banknotes with regard to sustainability and launched an information campaign to raise awareness. This campaign also aims to assist central banks and banknote printing plants in their efforts to improve the sustainability of banknotes.

    Eco-friendly and “fair trade” produced raw materials, resource-conserving production processes, reusable packing and intelligent recycling are key considerations to obtain a sustainable product. What about the ecological footprint of a banknote over its lifecycle? Louisenthal paper mill has now examined this question. For the recently launched sustainability campaign headed “Life of a Banknote”, the international specialist of banknote paper and security foils has looked at the individual steps in the value chain and analyzed them from the viewpointof sustainability.


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