Secure Solutions

Security weaknesses and breaches in telecommunication, data theft of sensitive information, and even political scandals are topics of increasing frequency and magnitude during recent years it seems. Consequently, demand for security solutions is constantly growing. 

Since mobile applications such as data or voice communication as well as payment are growing in popularity, while OS’ and devices maintain very short life cycles, protecting security is challenging. For applications in the fields of industry, telecommunications, medical, and banking reliable and secure solution are essential. Using the secure microSD card format and interface can be a solution to add secure features and services to mobile devices.

Hyperstone is aware of these specific needs and prepared to support industrial applications, which not only require highest reliability and ruggedness, but also protect data privacy and sensitive content. The integration of additional interfaces such as ISO 7816 as well as the on-the-fly AES encryption enables applications in the security and identification field. These features can be activated to protect any data by encryption, access protection or digital signature.

The picture represents an example application of a Smart microSD. Additional to the standard components of any SD Card – controller and NAND Flash – this card also integrates a Smart Card IC similar to those integrated in any credit or SIM card. Optionally, NFC functionality including an antenna can be integrated.