Security Element for IoT/M2M Devices(KShell) (KOMSCO)

Security Element for IoT/M2M Devices(KShell)

  • Policy features
    KShell is a Secure Element with COS(Chip OS), which is capable of supporting a lot of highly advanced security-related algorithms and functions to implement their own cryptographic API. It is compatible with multiple devices, which means it supports various types of form factors. Each form factor links to a different business implementation and satisfies different market needs.

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□ Product name : KShell®


​ Main Function

  -​ HSM Based Secure Element for Iot/M2M Anti-hacking Securty

  - Encrypted Communication & Digital Signature for Authentication

  - Software based e-Sealed function against Data Spoofing


 Characteristics and Advantages

  - CC EAL 5+, KCMVP* Certified

  ​  *​ KCMVP : Korea Cryptographic Module Validation Program

  ​ · ​ ARIA/SEED(S.Korean Standard block cipher) and major crypt algorithms are supported

  - High Reliability(Industrial Level)

  - Various Form Factors/Interfaces are supported


 Utilization Field

  - Security in Smart Home : Smart Appliance Control, Smart Electricity Sensor, Home Gateway etc. 

  - Security in Smart Metering : AMI(Advanced Metering Infrastructure) for Electricity, Gas, Water, Electric Vehicle

  - Smart City, Smart Factory, Connected Car

Government Organization Information


Address : 80-67 Gwahak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34132, Republic of Korea

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Established in 1951, KOMSCO has worked with an important mission as the sole manufacturer of Korea currency.
Our major function is to manufacture and supply a wide variety of security items for the country such as banknotes, coins, checks, official ID cards, passport, government bonds, security papers, medals, quality certification of gold-bar etc. Based on anti-counterfeiting technology in the fields of Currency, and NID, KOMSCO has been sharing its outstanding security technologies with the private sector to tackle forgery items. We lead in protecting the brand with the development of new and easy forgery prevention technologies year after year.

KOMSCO commences the implementation of Korea's first public sector blockchain platform and reveals cutting-edge, anti-counterfeiting technologies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Through flawless quality and public trust and innovation based on anti-counterfeiting expertise, we will take the lead in building a society by protecting transactions & authenticity.