San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2005
Discretix the leading provider of embedded security solutions for mobile devices and flash-based memory, today announced its participation in the Open Mobile Terminal Platform (OMTP) group.
Founded by leading mobile operators, the OMTP group aims to define platform requirements for mobile devices to deliver open, standardized application interfaces providing subscribers with a consistent and improved user experience. The OMTP group intends to achieve its goals by identifying common mobile operatorsÂ requirements, with the aim of establishing an open framework for mobile device manufacturers and associated software and hardware suppliers.
Security is a central component of the application framework, ensuring application integrity, device security and a trusted execution environment. Discretix will take an active role in defining requirements and bring its vast experience to bear in the definition process. DiscretixÂs CryptoCell security platform, the industryÂs leading embedded security solution for mobile devices, will comply with the OMTP requirements as they become available.
Commenting on the announcement, Mats Nilsson, Managing Director of the OMTP group said, ÂSecurity forms and important part of our requirements in the development of the application framework. Discretix Â a recognized leader in this field Â has a large contribution to make in the definition and implementation of these standardsÂ.
ÂDiscretix is committed to open standards and broad industry participation, and we have always believed that the operators play a pivotal role in defining security requirements. Discretix will continue to meet operators requirements and deliver innovative, robust embedded security solution to the marketÂ, said Gal Salomon CEO of Discretix Inc.
Discretix is a leading provider of embedded security technology for mobile devices and flash-based storage. Discretix technology, which incorporates both hardware and software components, enables security to be incorporated into products at the chipset level so that itÂs transparent to the user while protecting sensitive information from malicious attacks, viruses, fraud, and theft. Discretix device toolkits fit into a wide array of devices and mobile systems to enhance security, reliability, and user experience. Discretix technology benefits the entire value chain of chip and platform vendors, device manufacturers, application providers, and operators by eliminating the need for them to devote resources to security, thereby lowering operation costs, increasing trust and driving increased deployment and greater revenues. For more information, please visit http://www.discretix.com.
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