Applus+ Laboratories joins as a new GSMA Associate Member

31/08/2020

    Applus+ Laboratories has recently enrolled in the GSMA community as one of their Associate Members, to provide support in different activities related to eSIM Technology.

    GSMA is a community of 750 global mobile network operators, vendors and suppliers of the mobile and digital ecosystem. GSMA is a member-centric organization representing the mobile industry globally. Their unique and unparalleled position facilitates and empowers the members to work towards common goals around hot topics such as 5G, RCS, IoT, roaming, security, and SIM technology.

    Applus+ Laboratories works with manufacturers and developers in the IT and communications industries to help improve the competitiveness and cybersecurity of products, components and systems. We offer a range of testing, certification and training services aimed at facilitating market access. We provide security and functional compliance testing for Smartcards, Secure Elements and Mobile Security Elements, combined Common Criteria and EMVCo security evaluations for ICs and platforms, as well as security testing for secure hardware boxes, network devices and other IT products.

    Josepmaria Roca, Director IT Labs Area, of Applus+ Laboratories, said: “For over a year, we have been working with GSMA as a guest member to support different activities in their security certification programs for eSIM. After this time, the most natural step was to strengthen our relationship with GSMA by becoming an Associate Member. We believe that GSMA will provide Applus+ Laboratories with the necessary tools to support the different initiatives regarding cybersecurity evaluations on the different verticals and domains handled within GSMA, while we will help with our expertise in the field of Cybersecurity testing.”

    “Operating networks and services securely, and the assurance of that security is critically important to users and operators. It is great news that Applus+ laboratories, a worldwide leader in testing, inspection and certification has decided to join GSMA to participate in its eSIM security assurance services, and also to benefit from the benefits of the GSMA membership”, said Alex Sinclair, Chief Technology Officer, GSMA.