Safran Identity & Security, world leader in identity and security solutions, announced that its Airpass mobile payment solution, which includes a unique cryptographic security component, has been certified by Visa and Mastercard.
Airpass is a highly secure mobile payment solution which allows users to pay in store or online using a mobile phone. It has distinguished itself as the only solution on the market to be certified by Visa and Mastercard, not only in terms of functionality and quality requirements but also in terms of security.
This high level of security is in particular ensured by a unique whitebox cryptographic* component, with many possible uses. Airpass offers a software based alternative to securing sensitive data and mobile applications without using a secure element (such as tokenization for mobile payment).
Safran is also working on expanding this unique solution to secure digital identity documents such as electronic ID cards, passports and driving licenses on smartphones.