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SHAZAM chooses Gemalto’s EMV consulting services to advance U.S. migration

Amsterdam, October 31, 2014 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, provided SHAZAM with in-depth EMV consulting and training for its U.S. migration planning. SHAZAM is a member-owned and -controlled electronic funds transfer (EFT) network, delivering payment solutions to financial institutions across the U.S. for nearly 40 years. Gemalto’s customized Allynis Read the full article…

Infineon introduces revolutionary “Coil on Module” package technology for Dual Interface eIDs, eDrivers’ licenses or eHealth Cards

Munich, Germany, October 30, 2014 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today announced the availability of its “Coil on Module” (CoM) package technology for official documents. The technology simplifies and improves manufacturing of electronic identification cards (eID), electronic drivers’ licenses or health insurance cards with both contact-based as well as contactless interface. Read the full article…

Gemalto cloud security platform now integrates with Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services

Amsterdam, October 30, 2014 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), world leader in digital security, announces its cloud authentication server is compliant with Microsoft’s single-sign on access feature. Gemalto’s Protiva IDConfirm platform integrates with Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), enabling strong authentication to web-based enterprise applications with a unique user digital identity. “With an Read the full article…

Gemalto dramatically simplifies global rollout for Swiss connected watch

Gemalto’s MIM and Subscription Management solution provide rapid mobile product deployment, worldwide, with a single design. Efficient manufacturing, streamlined supply chain and easy global product marketing Amsterdam, October 29, 2014 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Limmex, a Swiss provider of personal safety solutions, to enable Read the full article…

Infineon FIDO Ready Certified Device Portfolio Now Includes USB Token Reference Design Based on SLE 78 Security Controller

Neubiberg, Germany, October 28, 2014 – As part of its commitment to simple, strong authentication, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today announced availability of a USB token reference design supporting FIDO Alliance Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) authentication standards. This FIDO Ready™ USB token, based on the Infineon SLE 78 security controller, enables Read the full article…

The Netherlands selects Gemalto to introduce new electronic driving license

Amsterdam, October 28, 2014 — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is delivering its Sealys electronic driving license to RDW, the public body responsible for driver licensing and vehicle registration in the Netherlands. The Gemalto driving license combines visual, physical and electronic security features that provide strong protection against fraud and Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance White Paper: U.S. Payments Industry Can Layer EMV Chip, Encryption and Tokenization Security Technologies to Help Protect Against Card Fraud

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 28, 2014 — Businesses processing credit and debit payments can help protect themselves against new and evolving fraud threats by implementing EMV chip technology, tokenization and encryption security technologies in conjunction, the Smart Card Alliance Payments Council states in a white paper released today. The white paper, “Technologies for Payment Fraud Read the full article…

oti and Cantaloupe Systems to Benefit From Apple Pay Adoption in North American Vending Market

The Leader in Cloud and Mobile Vending Technologies, Cantaloupe Systems, Selects oti as Preferred Supplier of NFC Readers New Providence, N.J. and San Francisco, Calif., October 27, 2014 — On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, and Cantaloupe Systems, Inc., the vending industry’s Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Supports Federal Government’s BuySecure Initiative

Applauds Plans to Implement EMV Chip Technology and Recommends Smart Cards for Secure Online Authentication Princeton Junction, N.J., October 22, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance applauds the Obama Administration BuySecure Initiative’s aim to secure payments with EMV chip technology and is calling for smart card technology to also be included in plans to strongly Read the full article…

ACS an Exhibitor in Smart Card Alliance Government Conference 2014

Hong Kong, October 22, 2014 — Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Advanced Card Systems Holdings Ltd., SEHK: 8210), Asia Pacific’s top supplier and one of the world’s top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), will participate in the Smart Card Alliance Government Conference 2014, to Read the full article…