WISeKey Joins Forces with OpSec Security on Brand Protection and Authentication of IoT Ecosystems
WISeKey International Holding Ltd a leading cybersecurity organization deploying trust services on cryptographic chips for the security of devices, users, and the data that they produce and OpSec Security, a global leader in providing solutions in the fight against counterfeiting delivering secure authentication technologies to top brands announced a strategic partnership to combine their respective technologies into a global platform.
OpSec Security’s authentication technologies will be integrated into the WISeKey PKI and IoT platform. The combined offering will integrate the authentication process to IoT users with the WISeKey Semiconductors tags based on the company’s NanoSeal and VaultIC154 NFC secure element. These tags, when tapped by an NFC enabled phone, allow users to securely authenticate, track, and confirm the identity of the product on a blockchain ledger.
OpSec will leverage its industry-leading product lifecycle platform, OpSec InSight(TM) through integration with WISeKey solutions. The result will empower brands to increase their cybersecurity and create new, unique consumer engagement opportunities utilizing NFC microchip technology and PKI.
Richard S. Cremona, CEO of OpSec, said: “The partnership with WISeKey matches and complements our technology platform and business model. Utilizing WISekey PKI and Digital Identification capabilities with the power of OpSec InSight, we can collectively provide brands with the ability to fight fraudulent products that damage their revenues and reputation in this digitally-enabled world.”
Carlos Moreira, Founder and CEO of WISeKey said: “The strategic cooperation between OpSec Security and WISeKey offers a comprehensive platform with full range of anti-counterfeiting and IoT technologies and solutions that enable consumers and retailers to verify the authenticity of products before purchase. Therefore, it is critical to continuously ensure consumer confidence and increase the perception of trust.”