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Randy Vanderhoof

Smart Card Credentialing Carries More Weight

We’ve been busy getting ready for the upcoming 13th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference that starts with a pre-conference day on October 28th and moves into full mode October 29th and 30th. Coincidentally, I’ve been focused on activities and news regarding the future direction of the  federal government credentialing and usage; you can learn more about this by reading my letter this month. Also check out our profile on SEPTA, mark your calendar for dates of upcoming Alliance events, see who is newly CSEIP-certified, and a lot more. Read the letter.


New White Paper on Host Card Emulation

The Smart Card Alliance Mobile and NFC Council recently published a white paper on host card emulation (HCE). The white paper is an excellent educational resource on what HCE is, how it’s used, how it compares with the secure element-based card emulation approach, and what security aspects should be considered for HCE-enabled applications.

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    Latin America Chapter

    The Latin American smart card market is growing, and the Smart Card Alliance has formed a new Latin American chapter to bring together smart card suppliers, partners and customers in order to address the challenges facing smart card deployment in the region.