Secure Micro SD cards for PKI, voice encryption and contactless use cases

November 18, 2013 // By Graham Prophet
With its security product line, the PS 100u Series, Swissbit AG is extending its flash memory product line with dedicated security products. This storage solution in Micro SD form factor enables highly secure solutions by an embedded secure element; solution providers can turn mobile and embedded systems into secure devices by using the Swissbit secure Micro SD as root of trust.

The Standard Edition PS-100u SE fits best into authentication and PKI use cases. The card is supported by leading middleware vendors in mobile, desktop and tablet use cases to ensure a seamless design in into existing security infrastructures.

The Voice Edition PS-100u VE provides Elliptic Curve Cryptography. The big computation and security advantage combined with small certificate sizes make the PS-100u VE card suitable for online key- and certificate exchange as is required for high performance secure voice solutions.

In terminals the Contactless card PS-100u CL can be connected with an external antenna and communicate via ISO 14443 contactless protocol with all NFC smart phones for wallet, payment, ePurse and banking applications.

The PS-100u Series is equipped with a CC EAL 5+ smart card chip with a CC EAL 5+ certified Java Card OS to the latest standard. Supported platforms comprise Windows 7/8/Vista/XP, Android and BlackBerry; available storage densities are 4GB and 8GB in speed class 10.