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Secure Middleware for Mobile Phones and UICC Applications
Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen (IPSC) Joint Research Centre – European Commission, Ispra (Va), Italy.
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Communication Systems, CoS.
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Communication Systems, CoS.
2012 (English)In: Mobile Wireless Middleware, Operating Systems, and Applications: 4th International ICST Conference, Mobilware 2011, London, UK, June 22-24, 2011, Revised Selected Papers / [ed] Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Vladimir Getov, Stephan Steglich, London: Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2012, , 10 p.143-152 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

In this paper we describe our concept, design and current prototype implementation of a new middleware for mobile phones and UICC. The purpose of the middleware is to be used as an interface between applications, loaded in mobile phones, and functionalities of the corresponding supporting modules (applets) stored in UICC. At the moment, our middleware supports only security and mobile payment functions. Our primary goal was to explore the features that multi–application chips provide and to create a new way for handling of sensitive information when stored and used in mobile phones.  Another goal is to extend the middleware to hide technology details of underlying UICC and their applets, so that applications developed on the top of the middleware are independent of the underlying mobile phone technologies. We plan to extend the current version of our middleware module to be used with other UICC applications and alternative mobile operating systems.

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London: Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, 2012. , 10 p.143-152 p.
, Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, ISSN 1867-8211 ; 93
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UICC, middleware, mobile phones
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Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-107749DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-30607-5_14ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84869595248ISBN: 978-3-642-30607-5ISBN: 978-3-642-30606-8OAI: diva2:577857
4th International ICST Conference on Mobile Wireless Middleware, Operating Systems, and Applications, MobilWare 2011;London;22 June 2011 through 24 June 2011

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Available from: 2013-01-10 Created: 2012-12-17 Last updated: 2013-09-16Bibliographically approved

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