Chipset supplier Unisoc has joined Google’s Android Ready SE alliance. The alliance is a collaboration between Google and secure element (SE) vendors that offers a growing list of open-source, validated, and ready-to-use SE applets for new and emerging use cases such as digital keys, identity credentials, e-money solutions.
Unisoc has a range of complete security solutions from chip to software. “Joining the Android Ready SE Alliance can give full play to the advantages of UNISOC’s integrated software and hardware security solutions to further improve digital security protection for smart terminals,” the company said in an official statement.
Google’s Android Ready SE alliance was created to make discrete tamper resistant hardware backed security the lowest common denominator for the Android ecosystem. This in turn makes emerging applications on smart terminals more secure and convenient.
“Unisoc considers digital security protection from the initial design of the chip, integrates different security specifications and requirements according to different usage scenarios”, the firm said. The company “supports international mainstream algorithms and secret keys for enhanced protection, and is in line with the industry”, it further added.