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Smart Card Alliance and ASIS International Reach Agreement on Continuing Education Credits

Princeton Junction, N.J., August 25, 2016 – Individuals who pass the Smart Card Alliance’s Certified System Engineer ICAM PACS (CSEIP) exam may now be eligible to receive Continuing Education credits or Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits towards recertification of ASIS Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Physical Security Professional (PSP) credentials. Individuals who have already received Read the full article…

World’s first NFC payment ring powered by Infineon’s contactless security chip

Joint press release from NFCRing Inc. and Infineon Technologies AG Munich, Germany, and Los Angeles, USA – August 23, 2016 – Whether at the beach, on the daily jog, or at the gym: from now on, everyone can carry money discreetly on the body. NFCRing Inc. has introduced the world’s first EMVCo compliant payment ring Read the full article…

Security and the Internet of Things Connect at the Smart Card Alliance’s Security of Things 2016 Conference

Save money with early registration discounts available through August 31 Princeton Junction, N.J., August 24, 2016 – Coming to Chicago this October, the Smart Card Alliance Security of Things 2016 conference is bringing security, privacy and authentication to the forefront of the Internet of Things (IoT) with speakers from both the IoT and security communities. Read the full article…

TSYS Extends Payments Agreement with Swisscard

Renewal marks continuation of key relationship in Europe Columbus, Ga., and Horgen, Switzerland, 18 Aug., 2016 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced it has extended its payments agreement with Swisscard AECS GmbH to continue processing the company’s consumer credit and commercial card portfolios on the TS2® platform, as well as to provide other payment services. Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Launches New IoT Security and Privacy Information Hub at IoTSecurityConnection.com

Website provides up-to-date content, resources, insight and commentary on IoT security and privacy Princeton Junction , N.J., August 17, 2016 – The Smart Card Alliance today announced a new content portal, IoTSecurityConnection.com, as part of its expanded focus to provide educational resources and guidance for implementing secure Internet of Things (IoT) architectures using embedded security Read the full article…

Korean airports upgrade access control with CIPURSE™ based security

Munich, Germany and Seoul, Korea, August 11, 2016 – All around the world, airports and aviation buildings are some of the most protected public environments. To further strengthen airport access control systems for its personnel, Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) has been implementing a new solution based on the CIPURSE™ security standard.Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX Read the full article…

DNP and Gemalto deliver secure IoT connection for businesses and consumers

​​Amsterdam, Aug. 10, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is supplying its security solutions developed for the Internet of Things (IoT) market to Dai Nippon Printing (DNP). DNP, with approximately 30,000 corporate clients and consumers worldwide, is rolling out enhanced two-way server and device PKI-based authentication by leveraging Gemalto’s IDCore Read the full article…

Rio de Janeiro launches Gemalto contactless transport ticketing wristband

Pioneering initiative by RioCard simplifies payments and improves public transportation Amsterdam, Aug 4, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces its collaboration with RioCard, Rio de Janeiro’s public transportation ticketing operator, to implement contactless transport ticket wristbands. When fully implemented, the solution will simplify secure payments and improve convenience ensuring smoother Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Mobile Wallet Workshop Brings Structure to the Wild West of the Mobile Payments Industry

One-day workshop to be held September 15 Princeton Junction, N.J., August 4, 2016 – The mobile wallet market today is the Wild West of the payments industry—it is largely undefined, there are no commonly-used security standards, and it is an open territory for innovation. For payments stakeholders looking to rein-in mobile wallets and understand the Read the full article…

Hellenic Bank launches PayBand using Gemalto’s water-resistant contactless EMV payment wristbands

Amsterdam, Aug. 2, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has supplied Hellenic Bank, a major Cypriot financial institution, with its Optelio contactless EMV Payment wristbands. These water-resistant NFC wristbands that are marketed as PayBand to Cyprus consumers will ensure that Hellenic Bank customers no longer have to worry about carrying cash Read the full article…