18 December 2012 Security joint venture established as Trustonic Security joint venture launched as Trustonic The security joint venture announced in April 2012 by ARM, Gemalto and Giesecke & Devrient has now been launched as a new company called Trustonic. The new company's ceo Ben Cade said: "Trustonic builds upon decades of experience between ARM, Gemalto and G&D in developing secure technology for connected devices. "The launch of Trustonic marks a turning point in our connected world. It will enable us to trust our smart connected devices to protect us as they deliver essential services and innovative user experiences." According to the company, it will address the increasing need for trust to be built into smart connected devices and says its technology will allow service providers to innovate in areas such as enterprise, commerce, payments and entertainment. Amongst launch partners are 20th Century Fox, Cisco, MasterCard and Samsung. Trustonic will look to develop a GlobalPlatform compliant Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), which will offer a common security standard for connected devices. Focused around ARM's TrustZone technology, the TEE will also feature security software and management systems from Gemalto and G&D. GlobalPlatform is an industry association focused on facilitating the secure and interoperable deployment and management of multiple embedded applications on secure chip technology. Author Graham Pitcher Comment on this article Websites http://www.trustonic.com Companies ARM LtdGemalto UK LtdGiesecke & Devrient GB Ltd This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.