GlobalPlatform announces trusted service manager seminar in Atlanta

GlobalPlatform has announced it is hosting its second trusted service manager (TSM) seminar in Atlanta, USA. The one-day event, which is being held on Tuesday, 1 April 2014, will share best practice guidance on how the marketplace can deliver global consistency and clear communication, when managing NFC secure applications in an international roaming environment.

The free to attend seminar, titled ‘GlobalPlatform Presents the TSM Ecosystem of Today and Tomorrow’, will be of interest to TSMs, mobile network operators (MNOs), banks, transit authorities and technology and service providers who are engaged in the deployment of secure mobile services. Delegates will receive an introduction to the GlobalPlatform Specifications that are relevant to actors in the NFC mobile space, including an overview of the association’s messaging specifications that define the roles and responsibilities of all stakeholders in the NFC ecosystem.

The session will also explore real world use cases with a focus on best practice and lessons learned. Details regarding the role of GlobalPlatform and how its specifications can be implemented will also be shared.

“The mobile NFC ecosystem incorporates multi-actors with many backend systems being operated by different entities with different business processes,” comments Kevin Gillick, Executive Director at GlobalPlatform. “As new players enter the secure mobile services landscape, such as TSMs, and new partnerships are formed to deliver innovative products, it is vital that there is clarity across the infrastructure; creating an end-to-end trusted solution. Our membership has good representation from all stakeholders across the NFC ecosystem and related sectors; therefore we are well positioned to develop best practice that reflects the technical requirements of the marketplace.”

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