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Gartner’s Magic Quadrant positions Gemalto as a leader in user authentication

Amsterdam, December 18, 2014 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has again been positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s December 1, 2014 Magic Quadrant for User Authentication, out of the 18 vendors assessed by Gartner. The vendors surveyed in the Magic Quadrant are evaluated based on two main criteria: completeness of vision Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Supports WEDI Research Paper on Securing Patient Identities with Smart Cards

Princeton Junction, N.J., December 17, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance Health and Human Services Council strongly supports the collective effort by the Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI) to identify and address the challenges of medical fraud and identity theft outlined in its recently published research paper, “Secure Patient Identification: Feasibility of a Security Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Recognizes Outstanding Individuals, Leaders and Organizations at Annual Member Meeting

Princeton Junction, N.J., December 16, 2014 – Last week at the Smart Card Alliance 2014 Member Meeting in Orlando, Fla., Alliance members from every market across the Americas learned about the latest developments impacting the smart card industry including: the U.S. migration to EMV chip payments technology; mobile payments; data breaches and security; strong authentication; Read the full article…

Gemalto enables KDDI to offer secure high-definition audio services over LTE network

UpTeq multi-tenant LTE SIM card powers Voice over LTE services ​Amsterdam, December 16, 2014 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces it will provide KDDI with its UpTeq multi-tenant LTE SIM to secure their Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services. KDDI is a leading operator in Japan with 40 million subscribers. The VoLTE service Read the full article…

Keynote Speakers Lead the Way on U.S. EMV Chip Migration, Mobile Wallets and Transit Payment Innovations at the 2015 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit

Early registration discounts available through Dec. 19 Princeton Junction, N.J., December 15, 2014 — Coming to Salt Lake City in February, the 2015 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit will bring together hundreds of executives to answer some of the biggest questions in payments today: Will the U.S. be ready for EMV chip payments by the Read the full article…

ACS Receives Certificate of Merit for Communications in APICTA Awards 2014

Hong Kong, December 10, 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), received a Certificate of Merit for Communications for its contactless smart Read the full article…

“La Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec” selects Gemalto’s end-to-end solution for its secure driver’s license program

Amsterdam, December 10, 2014 — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has signed a multi-year contract with “La Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec” (SAAQ) to provide the new license for Quebec drivers​. The complete solution combines the Sealys Secure Document and the field-proven Coesys Issuance Solution that address the government’s Read the full article…

Gemalto Launches Enhanced Visual and Tactile Security Features for Official Identity Documents

New features are available immediately for volume delivery Amsterdam, December 9, 2014 — Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653), the world leader in digital security, launches Sealys Secure Surface, a new family of cost-effective security features for polycarbonate identity documents that strengthens protection against fraud by combining three different effects: light reflection, movement and tactile elements. Sealys Secure Read the full article…

TSYS Recognized by Smart Card Alliance

TSYS Executive Also Receives Honor Columbus, Ga., December 9, 2014 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today its inclusion in the Smart Card Alliance Center of Excellence recognition program. The program was established in 2013 to acknowledge member companies with the highest levels of participation and achievement in the Smart Card Alliance and the EMV industry Read the full article…

Infineon Security Products Protect Online Accounts with New FIDO 1.0 Specifications

A simple and more secure login method for online services envisioned by FIDO founders including Infineon Munich, Germany, December 9, 2014 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today realized its pioneering vision with hardware-based security practices supporting the just released FIDO 1.0 specifications. FIDO defines an open standard for implementation of simple Read the full article…