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UL achieves two new GlobalPlatform qualifications

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UL achieves two new GlobalPlatform qualifications

Leiden, The Netherlands; 19 December 2013: UL is pleased to announce the qualification by GlobalPlatform of two new Collis Compliance Test Suites: GlobalPlatform UICC SCP81 Extension and GlobalPlatform UICC Memory Management Extension, which further enhances UL’s compliance test suite portfolio.

The Collis Compliance Test Suite for GlobalPlatform UICC SCP81 Extension implements the official test suite developed for the GlobalPlatform Compliance Program. The test suite ensures the compliance of a UICC that implements GlobalPlatform Card 2.2.1 Amendment B (Remote Application Management over HTTP) technology.

The Collis Compliance Test Suite for GlobalPlatform UICC Memory Management Extension implements the official test suite developed for the GlobalPlatform Compliance Program. The test suite ensures the compliance of a UICC that implements GlobalPlatform Card 2.2.1 Amendment C (Cumulative Delete and Cumulative Granted Memory) technology.

Maxim Dyachenko, Service Line Manager Test Tools at UL Transaction Security, added: “Over the past years, smart card technology has changed considerably. Many smart card applications in various industries rely on GlobalPlatform technology for personalization, key management and security. Adding new GlobalPlatform configuration specifications keeps our existing portfolio of certified GlobalPlatform test suites up to date with the GlobalPlatform Compliance Program, empowering our customers to use the latest versions of these test suites.”

Additional test suites that complete the Collis GlobalPlatform Compliance Test Suite portfolio are the test suites for GlobalPlatform UICC Configuration, GlobalPlatform UICC Contactless Extension, GlobalPlatform Mapping Guidelines, GlobalPlatform SWP and HCI, GlobalPlatform Basic Financial Configuration, and GlobalPlatform ID Configuration.

GlobalPlatform has extended its compliance program to provide a formal framework that enables the creation and qualification of test tools that can now be used to confirm the compliance of a card product to the association’s Card Specification and different configurations.

For further information please visit www.ul-ts.com or www.globalplatform.org

About UL Transaction Security services

UL’s Transaction Security service line was formed in 2012 as a result of combining Collis, RFI Global Services and Witham Laboratories under the UL umbrella. This resulted in UL being an independent technical resource in the transaction security technology domain, offering:

· Advisory services

· Training courses

· Security evaluation (incl. PCI, FIPS 140-2 and Common Criteria)

· Functional test services & certification

· Test tools

UL’s Transaction Security service line is officially recognised by numerous payment associations, including Visa, MasterCard, JCB, American Express, EMVCo, GlobalPlatform, MobeyForum, Smart Card Alliance, ACT Canada, eftpos Australia and more.

For more information, go to UL-TS.com

About UL

UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress for 120 years. Its more than 10,000 professionals are guided by the UL mission to promote safe working and living environments for all people. UL uses research and standards to continually advance and meet ever-evolving safety needs. We partner with businesses, manufacturers, trade associations and international regulatory authorities to bring solutions to a more complex global supply chain. For more information about our certification, testing, inspection, advisory and education services, visit http://www.UL.com.

About the GlobalPlatform Compliance Program

GlobalPlatform is a cross industry, not-for-profit association which identifies, develops and publishes specifications which facilitate the secure and interoperable deployment and management of multiple embedded applications on secure chip technology. Its proven technical specifications are regarded as the international industry standard for building a trusted end-to-end solution which serves multiple actors and supports several business models.

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