Java Card Forum

The Java Card Forum is an industry association of companies from the smart card, secure operating system and secure silicon industry, working together to promote and develop Java as the preferred programming language for multi-application smart cards, secure devices and other execution environments.

WELCOME TO THE JAVA CARD FORUM

The Java Card Form is a collaboration of companies from the smart card, secure operating system, and secure silicon industry, working together to promote and develop Java as the preferred programming language for multi-application smart cards and secure devices. 

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2022 NEWS

JCF CELEBRATES ITS 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
Watch out for activities throughout the year

Technical Committee’s 25 year Anniversary Interview

3 members of the Java Card Technical Committee (Luca Di Cosmo, Alexandre Frey and Christian Kirchstaetter) discuss how the Java Card specification is changing in response to new markets and the impact this will have for developers.
Watch the video here.


JCF President’s 25 year Anniversary Interview

Jean-Daniel Aussel, President of the Java Card Forum, explains how far the technology has come over the last 25 years and what new challenges the Forum faces with emerging markets such as 5G and IoT.
Watch the video here.


2021 NEWS

Webinar Recordings now online

You can now watch all of the 2020 and 2021 Java Card Forum Webinars covering topics such as IoT Safe, 5G, Post-Quantum Cryptography, Virtual Car Key.
Click here for the 2020 Webinars and here for the 2021 Webinars.


JCF 2021 Webinar Series

The JCF is planning a Series of 7 Webinars in Q4 of 2021 to share with you insights into why Java Card should be your platform of choice. This Series is FREE OF CHARGE and you can attend as many of the Webinars as you want. Click here to find out which use cases are being covered and to register.


2021 “Bertrand” Award Winner is announced

jcf-award_v2Luca Di Cosmo has been announced as the third Annual “Bertrand” Award Winner during the Java Card Forum’s Autumn Plenary. He was chosen from a total of 4 nominees: Alexandre Frey (Technical Committee) from NXP, Werner Ness (Business Committee) from G+D and Michele Scarlatella (Business Committee) from ST.

More details can be found here.


2020 “Bertrand” Award Winner finally received his Award

volker-and-wernerVolker Gerstenberger, the former Business Committee Chairman & President of the JCF, had been nominated in 2020 by his former JCF colleagues for a Bertrand Award. Following COVID restrictions, we were finally able to present him with the Award in June 2021.

More details can be found here.


President’s Perspective – JCF addresses future security challenges at its virtual Plenary meeting

The JCF held its first 2021 Plenary Meeting from March 16th to 18th, 2021. The focus of this plenary meeting was mostly around discussing potential new features for the future releases of Java Card, to meet the security demands of emerging technologies and markets.

Read the full article here.


2020 NEWS

President’s Perspective – JCF addresses key security challenges at its virtual Plenary meeting

The JCF held its 2nd Annual Plenary Meeting from October 13th to 15th, 2020. This was the opportunity to reflect on the Java Card 3.1 specification released a little less than two years ago and prepare for the new challenges ahead.

Read full article here.


JCF 2020 Webinar Series

The JCF is planning a Series of 6 Webinars in Q4 of 2020, to share with you insights into why Java Card should be the platform of choice in the IoT domain. This Series is FREE OF CHARGE and you can attend as many of the Webinars as you want. Click here to find out which use cases are being covered and to register.


Java Card Closed Configuration Protection Profile version 3.1 now Available

The Java Card Closed Configuration Protection Profile version 3.1 has been certified and published under the German Scheme by Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI).

More details about the new PP can be found on the BSI website: https://www.bsi.bund.de/SharedDocs/Zertifikate_CC/PP/aktuell/PP_0101_0101V2.html


Java Card Open Configuration Protection Profile version 3.1 now Available

The Java Card Open Configuration Protection Profile version 3.1 has been certified and published under the German Scheme by Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI).

More details about the new PP can be found on the BSI website: https://www.bsi.bund.de/SharedDocs/Zertifikate_CC/PP/aktuell/PP_0099_0099V2.html


JCF elects new Business Committee Chairman and President

Jean-Daniel photo_portraitAfter 4 dynamic years at the helm of the JCF, Volker Gerstenberger has stepped down as Business Committee Chairman and President of the Forum, as he will no longer be participating in the JCF.

Jean-Daniel Aussel from Thales was unanimously voted into the position of Business Committee Chairman and JCF President by the Members and began his new roles at the beginning of April.

Find out more about Jean-Daniel’s intentions for the future of the JCF here.


What’s Hot?

The work of the Java Card Forum is never complete – even before the latest Version of the Java Card platform has been published, JCF Members are already compiling recommendations for the next Release.

Find out what the Java Card Forum is now working on.