Cybersecurity : CS & Elektrobit (EB) enter a partnership to offer new security functions


Le Plessis Robinson, 2 March 2015 – At the Mobile World Congress, CS, a designer, integrator and operator, and Elektrobit Wireless Communications Ltd. (EB), a Finnish company providing secure LTE smartphones, will be announcing a partnership to offer new security functions for high bitrate voice and data communications for EB Tough Mobile LTE smartphone.


Within this framework, CS and EB will be bringing together the hardened EB Tough Mobile terminal produced by EB with MONOLITH network and app security developed by CS.
MONOLITH features a French hardware component with micro-SD form factor developed and manufactured by ALTIS. Directly integrated into the hardened EB Tough Mobile, it has its own data storage capacity (two versions: 4 and 16 GB). Trust services are carried on the device itself, offering management of symmetrical and asymmetrical keys, robust authentication, and e-signatures. The integration of the security circuit into both the hardened end user device and the corporate access system makes it possible to secure the entire network access chain by reinforcing security where interception is easiest and most harmful.
This means that MONOLITH provides hardware-based security for network and encrypted voice/data applications that is more robust than all existing solutions.
The EB Tough Mobile terminal natively carries physical security components such as protection against sabotage. Its special secure HW features detect and indicate any attempt at physical intrusion into the smartphone. The EB Tough Mobile terminal is completely rugged, dustproof and waterproof (certified IP67) and its design fully responds to user requirements.
« Cybersecurity is one of our strongest growth markets. With this partnership, we offer the unique solution able to provide robust end-to-end security for voice and data communications combined with a rugged terminal ideally suited to public safety, military and government use as well as use in large companies, » says CS Chairman Yazid Sabeg.
 
About CS
CS is a leading player in the design, integration and operation of critical systems. As a designer and integrator of security solutions, CS is now the only French company to have a complete range of high security products entirely designed and developed in France. Encryption products and very high security equipment for networks (Monolith), web services (Trusty) for authentication, certification, e-signature and probative-value storage, and an SIEM (PRELUDE) make up an innovative suite of solutions that is compliant with the highest international standards. CS was awarded “France Cybersécurité” certification in January 2015. CS is listed on Euronext Paris - Compartiment C (Shares: Euroclear 7896 / ISIN FR 0007317813). For further information: www.c-s.fr
 
About EB
EB creates advanced technology and turns it into enriching end-user experiences. EB is specialized in demanding embedded software and hardware solutions for wireless and automotive industries. Net sales in 2014 totaled EUR 224.1 million and operating profit was EUR 16.8 million. Elektrobit Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. For further information: www.elektrobit.com
 
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