NXP SmartMX2 Card Platform Achieves Highest Level of Security for MIFARE Applications

Eindhoven, Netherlands (PRWEB) October 27, 2014

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced that its SmartMX2 technology is the world’s first secure smart card platform with MIFARE Plus and MIFARE DESFire EV1 functionality to be certified at Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) 5+, the highest level of security offered for MIFARE applications. Achieving EAL5+ certification on MIFARE applications based on SmartMX2 enables services to be taken to the next level – providing, for example, security for electronic health cards or identity cards with a combination of payment and access functionality and/or opening up doors to develop new secure services in banking, e-Government identification, transportation, micro payments, loyalty tracking and more.

“Advanced security is paramount as smart cards quickly transition to all encompassing, multiple-application cards. Being able to offer secure MIFARE applications on SmartMX2 is the next evolutionary step towards this development,” said Ulrich Huewels, senior vice president and general manager, secure identification solutions, NXP Semiconductors. “Securing EAL 5+ certification reaffirms NXP’s commitment to delivering secure connections – ensuring that personal and financial data is protected and safeguarded. Consumers can benefit from the flexibility offered by our MIFARE platforms for payments and access and be confident that their information is secure via our world renowned SmartMX technology.”

Supported by the MIFARE Flex framework, the SmartMX2 family offers developers the convenience of a ready to use solution with the flexibility of a full set of MIFARE Plus and MIFARE DESFire protocol parameters. System designers are also able to optionally use NXP’s common criteria (CC) certified crypto library modules to build their secure applications. Three different certified SmartMX2 platform types support all MIFARE Plus and/or MIFARE DESFire EV1 card data variations and can even be configured with MIFARE Classic to optimize the use of existing infrastructures.

NXP will be showcasing its latest solutions to enable secure connections for a smarter world at CARTES 2014, November 4-6, booth 4M070, Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre, Paris, France.

About SmartMX

SmartMX, the platform of choice for secure and fast data transactions, is a proven solution for contact, contactless and dual interface applications covering eGovernment, banking and public transport. It offers advanced attack resistance and high performance, supported by powerful cryptographic coprocessors and ultra-low-power design. SmartMX solutions use NXP’s Integral Security™ architecture which has over 100 security features and combines powerful co-processors for the highest levels of performance.

The SmartMX2 family follows on the proven reliability and interoperability of SmartMX with a further optimized feature set. SmartMX2 provides a new level of RF excellence to support contactless and Dual Interface solutions. Coming with a Common Criteria EAL 6+ certificate for the majority of family members, customers can rely on an unprecedented level of security provided with these secure microcontroller platforms.


MIFARE is NXP´s well-known brand for a wide range of contactless IC products used in more than 40 different applications worldwide. With more than 150 million reader core components and 10 billion contactless and dual interface ICs sold, MIFARE products are one of the most proven and reliable interface technologies in the market. MIFARE products comply with the international standard ISO/IEC 14443 and are backward-compatible within the product families. This ensures that the existing infrastructure can be smoothly upgraded to higher security and feature levels, such as payment systems, ticketing solutions, loyalty programs, access management, and parking. To further extend the reach of MIFARE products, the MIFARE4Mobile Industry Group brings MIFARE applications into NFC-enabled mobile devices.

About NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, identification and mobile industries, and in application areas including wireless infrastructure, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer tech and computing. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $ 4.82 billion in 2013. Find out more at http://www.nxp.com.


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Hastings and Hastings Announces a Combined Level of Experience That Exceeds 150 Years

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 08, 2014

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This established law firm with a long history of assisting clients in resolving a variety of injury cases over the decades gives clients the added advantage often necessary to be successful in everything from out-of-court settlements to full and complete litigation. Most importantly, Hastings & Hastings offers the expertise as well as experience and services of a personal injury law firm with discount attorney’s fees. The firm never charges additional fees even if a case goes to trial. In addition, if an injured victim is not awarded a settlement, they simply pay no attorney’s fees. This recent announcement of a combined level of experience that exceeds over 150 years with regard to personal injury representation is one more indication that Hastings & Hastings continues to provide detailed and focused personal injury services for clients.

Hastings and Hastings is a leading provider of discount personal injury legal services located in and serving the greater Phoenix Metropolitan area. This respected law firm specializes in assisting individuals that have been the victim of serious injuries that have resulted from accidents that were not fault of their own. Hastings and Hastings is a trusted group of attorneys that deliver personalized service and guidance for injury victims throughout Phoenix and all across the state of Arizona. Hastings and Hastings is known throughout legal circles as a dedicated team of professionals and a law firm that has been representing accident victims throughout Arizona for decades. Hastings and Hastings consistently exceeds clients’ expectations with regard to representing a wide array of accident related injury victims at times when it matters the most and always doing so with discount attorney’s Fees.

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