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Coop Bank Denmark first to deploy Gemalto’s unique bio-sourced contactless EMV cards

​Amsterdam, Mar. 31, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that Coop Bank Denmark, part of the Coop retail group that is owned by its 1.4 million members, is deploying Gemalto’s unique bio-sourced Optelio Contactless EMV cards​. This represents the first commercial rollout of its kind, further strengthening Coop Bank’s commitment Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance 14th Annual Government Conference to Cover Security Advances in Identity Credentials, Mobile ID, Healthcare and More

The leading identity security showcase to be held June 9-10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center,Washington, D.C Princeton Junction, N.J., March 27, 2015 –The 14th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, the leading identity security showcase, returns to Washington, D.C. with more than 70 speakers to address efforts toward strong authentication technology in government Read the full article…

oti Receives Favorable Patent Infringement Ruling against T-Mobile

U.S. District Court Grants Summary Judgment of Infringement on oti’s Standard-Essential NFC Patent Rosh Pina, Israel – March 26, 2015 – On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has received a favorable ruling by the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, Read the full article…

What Is the True Cost of a Data Breach to an Organization?

Smart Card Alliance White Paper Helps Payments Industry Understand Data Breach Impacts Princeton Junction, N.J., March 24, 2015 – Data breaches are increasingly impacting businesses across the globe, with the average cost paid by a breached organization reaching $5.9 million at the end of 2014. To provide a resource for payments industry stakeholders to understand the true Read the full article…

China Telecom selects Gemalto to deploy mobile NFC transport in China’s two largest cities

Amsterdam, March 24, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that China Telecom has selected its UpTeq Multi-tenant NFC SIMs to deploy secure NFC transport services in China’s two largest cities – Shanghai and Beijing. China Telecom is a leading operator in the country with more than 183 million subscribers. This deployment will enable up to Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance to Host Workshop on EPACS and Smart Cards for Government and Commercial Organizations at ISC West 2015

Princeton Junction N.J., March 17, 2015 –Executives interested in learning how smart-card based enterprise physical access control systems (EPACS) can be used to secure identity and access control are invited to attend a full-day Smart Card Alliance workshop at ISC West 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada next month. The workshop, “Enterprise Physical Access Control Systems Read the full article…

Gemalto solution powers a unified national registry for Oman’s identity documents

Amsterdam, March 17, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that the Royal Oman Police is deploying its Coesys Document Management System to create a single, unified registration infrastructure across all the Sultanate’s identity documents. The new system will initially apply to Oman’s well-established national eID card as well as the ePassport officially Read the full article…

Major U.S. student loan servicing agency implements Gemalto’s authentication to comply with federal security standards

Amsterdam, March 12, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, is providing multi-factor authentication to MOHEL​A, one of the largest student loan servicers in the United States, with more than one million borrowers serviced. MOHELA selected Gemalto’s IDPrime .NET converged badge as their strong authentication solution to comply with the​ Federal Information Security Management Act Read the full article…

Shoreline’s off-the-shelf solution speeds up EMV Deployment for U.S. banks

​Amsterdam, Mar. 11 2015 – Shoreline, a Gemalto company, announces its all-in-one EMV portfolio designed specifically for regional and community banks to quickly transition to chip and PIN or chip and signature technology. Leveraging a complete off-the-shelf EMV solution, Shoreline’s customers can launch a full chip deployment in less than four months ensuring business continuity for them Read the full article…

JETCO launches mobile NFC services in Hong Kong and Macau with Gemalto’s Trusted Service Hub

Amsterdam, March 10, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that Joint Electronic Teller Services Limited (JETCO) has commercially launched mobile NFC services in Hong Kong and Macau using Gemalto’s Allynis Trusted Services Hub​ (TSH). JETCO is the largest Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) network in the region consisting of 32 member banks. Read the full article…