Felix Payment System Security Assured with Intertrust whiteCryption®
World’s First Technology for Contactless Tap-and-Pay Card Transactions on Smartphones Undergoes Security and Compliance Certification in Preparation for Visa and
The Felix system can be easily integrated into transactions including online shopping, bill settlement, airline tickets, hotel stays, and other purchases. It is the first payment system that allows users with an NFC-enabled Android phone and a contactless payment method to complete purchases by tapping their contactless payment cards against their smartphones while shopping, both online and face to face. Felix can be delivered as either a standalone mPOS application or as an SDK to be integrated into third-party apps.
Independent testing lab Riscure will provide product evaluation services for the Felix platform as it undergoes Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance certification, which ensures all sellers safely and securely accept, store, process, and transmit cardholder data during credit card transactions. Full PCI security evaluation of Felix is expected to finalize before Christmas 2019. These partnerships will play a critical role as Felix is field-tested in imminent
“Our partnership is helping move Felix closer to its goal of safe, frictionless shopping right on your smartphone,” said
Intertrust’s whiteCryption provides a bulwark against reverse engineering and tampering via cutting-edge obfuscation, self-defense, and key protection techniques to safeguard software application code, proprietary data, and company information across platforms including Android, iOS, Windows, macOS, and Linux embedded. With Felix, customer payments are processed both in-person and online by holding contactless bank cards against Android smartphones. The system uses the built-in Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to read the card data and send it through Felix for payment processing.
“Our collaboration with Intertrust prevents cybercriminals from using techniques such as reverse engineering or hacking smartphone memory to find security keys,” said
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Felix payment technology has been designed and developed by Gentek Global, a product development team operating out of
Intertrust provides trusted computing products and services to leading global corporations – from mobile, CE and IoT manufacturers, to service providers and enterprise software platform companies. These products include the world’s leading digital rights management (DRM), software tamper resistance, and technologies to enable private data exchanges for various verticals including energy, entertainment, retail/marketing, automotive, fintech, and IoT. Founded in 1990, Intertrust is headquartered in
Founded in 2001, Riscure is a leading global advisor on the security of connected and IoT devices, as well as a recognized vendor of advanced security testing tools and security training. Riscure helps customers around the world to build robust hardware and software solutions and to speed up the process of secure development and certification.
Riscure is the world-leading security laboratory in mobile Security with more than a decade of experience in SoC (System-on-Chip) security, software security, and Mobile Security. Riscure’s expertise in Mobile Security is well recognized by the industry. Riscure is accredited by many organizations, among which are Visa,
Since 2007, Riscure has pioneered in assessing the security of mobile solutions and mobile security technology with a current extensive track record of 200+ security evaluations of Mobile Payment and Mobile POS solutions, 25+ OEM Pays with multiple smartphone vendors (OEMs), 25+ Mobile Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) and 50+ Mobile Software Security Solutions including obfuscation, white-box cryptography, and biometric solutions.
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