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Utimaco Security Expert Speaking at CARTES America 2014

May 13, 2014

The Role of Hardware Security Technology in the 2015 EMV Transition for Banking and Payments

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Utimaco, a worldwide leading manufacturer of hardware-based security solutions, today announced that Andreas Philipp, head of business development at Utimaco, will be presenting at CARTES America 2014, a security and payments focused conference.

Who: Utimaco Head of Business Development, Andreas Philipp

What: “Made in Germany: Hardware Security

Where: CARTES America 2014 – Booth #1519, Las Vegas, NV

When: Tuesday, May 13-15, 2014, 3:30-4:00 p.m. PT

As one of the original engineers behind hardware security module (HSM) technology, Philipp will discuss how the technology provides tamperproof protection of cryptographic keys; the difference between keeping personal payment data safe using software vs. hardware security solutions; how hardware security is enabling 2015 EMV integration in the U.S., and implementation lessons learned from Europe. Philipp will also discuss recent innovation and current market trends in the field of HSMs.

Hardware security modules have long been present in the finance and banking industry. Designed to comply with PCI and EMV standards, HSMs will play a key role in the American 2015 EMV transition to protect banks’ data assets as well as customers’ payment information.

While at CARTES America, Utimaco will launch its Public Payment Program, an open API solution that enables customizable EMV security based on hardware technology. Register here for a free simulator solution before opting in on your own hardware security module.

Utimaco, who is also sponsoring the event, will be exhibiting in booth #1519. To meet with Philipp while at CARTES America, please email

About Utimaco

Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of hardware based security solutions that provide the root of trust to keep cryptographic keys safe, secure critical digital infrastructures and protects high value data assets. Only Utimaco delivers a general-purpose hardware security module (HSM) as a customizable platform to easily integrate into existing software solutions, embed business logic and build secure applications. Tens of thousands of enterprise and infrastructure companies rely on Utimaco to guard IP against internal and external threats and protect hundreds of millions of consumers globally. Visit Utimaco at:


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