Webinar — Evaluating NFC security strategies

Join NFC World’s editor and speakers from SIMalliance and EnStream to find out how to select the right security strategy for your NFC service and gain insight into the lessons learned from a leading market deployment.

This online event took place on Tuesday 20 January 2015. You can watch the webinar by pressing the “play webcast” button in the window below.

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What does this webinar cover?

Both host card emulation (HCE) and secure element-based solutions are now expected to be widely deployed around the world, along with multiple hybrid deployment models that enable a graduated approach to security.

This free to view, one hour webinar offers a unique opportunity to understand the future of the NFC security landscape.

Our first presentation examines the key differences between host card emulation and secure element (SE)-based NFC solutions and explores the opportunities presented by the two technologies. Attendees learn about the concept of ‘acceptable risk’, the unique requirements of individual NFC service use cases and both the advantages and limitations of SE and HCE technologies.

Our second presentation is a case study from Canada, a mobile payments success story where all of the country’s large carriers and four of the country’s ‘Big Five’ banks now offer their customers secure element-based NFC mobile payments. The presentation explains how Canada has become a world leader in mobile payments and the factors that have been key to its success.

About our sponsor

SIMalliance is the global non-profit industry association which simplifies secure element implementation to drive the creation, deployment and management of secure mobile services. The organisation promotes the essential role of the secure element in delivering secure mobile applications and services across all devices that can access wireless networks.

Your speakers

Hervé Pierre, SIMalliance

SIMalliance's Hervé PierreHervé Pierre is chairman of the board of SIMalliance and a senior director within Gemalto’s embedded software and products unit. Prior to his election as chairman in 2014, Hervé served as SIMalliance’s general secretary. A long-time Gemalto executive, Mr Pierre has also held roles at Alcatel Business Systems and Olivetti.

Martha Hall Findlay, EnStream

EnStream's Martha Hall FindlayMartha Hall Findlay is the chief legal officer of EnStream, the trusted service hub that connects Canada’s mobile operators and financial institutions to facilitate NFC mobile payments. Martha was twice elected as a Member of Parliament in Canada and served as Official Opposition Critic for International Trade; Associate Finance; Transport, Infrastructure and Communities; and Public Works and Government Services. She is also an executive fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public Policy.

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