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Department of Commerce Awards XTec PIV-Interoperable Credentialing Contract

XTec adds another Federal Agency to their PIV-I hosted service offering Reston, Va., September 22, 2016 — XTec Incorporated, a leader in identity, credential and access management (ICAM) technology, today announced that the Department of Commerce awarded it a contract to provide PIV-Interoperable identity credentials. The Department will use XTec’s AuthentX PIV-I Service for the Read the full article…

Gemalto and Valeo partner to turn your smartphone into a secure car key

Paris and Amsterdam, September 21, 2016 – Valeo (Euonext: FR), one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers, has partnered with Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, to ensure the security of its virtual car key system called Valeo InBlue®. With Valeo InBlue®, drivers can use their smartphone or connected watch to lock, Read the full article…

Gemalto releases findings of first half 2016 Breach Level Index

Data breaches up 15% and compromised data records up 31% compared to previous six months Identity and personal data theft account for 64% of all data breaches Healthcare organizations account for nearly one-third of all data breaches Amsterdam – September 20, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today released Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Webinar to Explore Benefits of Contactless Card and Mobile EMV Payments for US Merchants

First webinar in two-part series focuses on merchant benefits of contactless EMV payments Princeton Junction, N.J., September 16, 2016 – Many merchants working towards accepting EMV chip cards for more secure payments have another important decision to make—whether to also accept contactless payments. Merchants can explore the benefits of adding contactless acceptance for mobile wallets Read the full article…

UL Releases Brand Test Tool for Quick Chip and M/Chip Fast

September 15, 2016 – UL is proud to announce the release of the UL Brand Test Tool for Quick Chip, a version of the UL Brand Test Tool specifically for testing a terminal for American Express Quick Chip, Discover Quick Chip, MasterCard M/Chip Fast and Visa Quick Chip. Earlier this year all major payment brands Read the full article…

Cathay United Bank deploys Gemalto’s mobile-based authentication solution to secure online banking in Taiwan

Amsterdam, Sept 14, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, supports Cathay United Bank, a leading bank in Taiwan, in securing its online banking​ services. Gemalto’s Ezio Mobile suite[1] enables CUB’s customers to securely access their bank’s services from their PCs, tablets, and smartphones, using their mobiles as authentication device. As a Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Highlights Significant Policy Considerations for Access Control in OMB Circular A-130 2016 Update

Princeton Junction, N.J., September 12, 2016 – The Smart Card Alliance released today a paper in response to the 2016 update to the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-130, “Managing Information as a Strategic Resource,” which defines federal policy and establishes guidance for management of federal information resources. In the response, the Read the full article…

Carrefour payment cards go mobile in Spain thanks to Gemalto’s proven Trusted Service Hub

Putting the smartphone at the heart of the omni-channel system for a rich shopping experience ​​​Amsterdam, Sept. 12, 2016 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO),the world leader in digital security, has been chosen by Market Pay, payment institution of the world’s second biggest retailer, to deploy a mobile payment solution for its “PASS” banking card in Spain. This Read the full article…

HMS Ferries to enable fully electronic ticketing using Infineon’s CIPURSE™move ticketing product

Munich, Germany and El Segundo, CA – September 9, 2016 – Passengers taking the Pierce County Ferry in Washington State are not only traversing the lower Puget Sound conveniently, they are also the first in the U.S. to enjoy fully electronic ticketing based on the CIPURSE™ open standard for electronic fare collection. The operator, HMS Ferries, Read the full article…

Get The Complete Picture of Mobile Wallets Including Business Opportunities, Security Considerations at the Smart Card Alliance’s September Workshop

September 15 workshop to be streamed live and hosted in-person in Crystal City, VA Princeton Junction, N.J., September 9, 2016 – How can financial institutions, merchants, mobile device integrators, security companies, and mobile payment tech enthusiasts take advantage of the promise of security and convenience that mobile wallets provide? What are the business impacts and Read the full article…