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At Mobile World Congress 2015, Gemalto brings trust into new digital lifestyles

Amsterdam, February 26, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, demonstrates at Mobile World Congress​ (Hall 5 Stand 5A80) how its Mobile Trust Net​ portfolio translates the core principles of trust and security into effective and convenient solutions used by billions of people. Gemalto’s offers, now further reinforced by the integration of SafeNet1, position the company at the forefront Read the full article…

Gemalto adds new Tokenization options to Its Trusted Services Hub

Designed for Banks and Payment Service Providers to cover all devices and maximize reach ​Austin TX, Feb. 25, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, adds new key capabilities to its Allynis Trusted Services Hub for tokenization based payment services. For banks and payment service providers that look to create a seamless mobile Read the full article…

Update on the SIM card encryption keys matter

Amsterdam, February 23, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO) pursues its investigations following the article mentioning that in 2010 and 2011, a joint unit composed of operatives from the British GCHQ (Government Communications HeadQuarters) and the American NSA (National Security Agency) reportedly hacked SIM card encryption keys engraved in Gemalto and possibly other SIM vendors’ cards. The Read the full article…

Information regarding a report mentioning a hacking of SIM card encryption keys

Amsterdam, February 20, 2015 – A publication reported yesterday that in 2010 and 2011, a joint unit composed of operatives from the British GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters) and the American NSA (National Security Agency) hacked SIM card encryption keys engraved in Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO) and possibly other SIM vendors’ cards. The publication indicates the target was not Gemalto Read the full article…

Gemalto launches mobile eBanking solution to protect Japanese from “Ore-Ore” fraud

​Amsterdam, February 19, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has launched Ezio Mobile Out-of-Band Server, a strong mobile solution, to protect people from “Ore-Ore” (“it’s me, it’s me”) scams in Japan. “Ore-Ore” is a notorious crime in which swindlers extort money from their victims using a variety of social engineering and Read the full article…

Etisalat adopts Gemalto mobile NFC solution for accessing office facilities

​Amsterdam, February 18, 2015 – Etisalat, the UAE’s leading telecoms company, is harnessing mobile NFC​ solution for corporate access control from Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security. The solution enables Etisalat’s management to securely access its head office and facilities with a single tap of a mobile phone on a contactless reader. The new app Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Invites Speaking Proposals for 14th Annual Government Conference Coming in June

Proposals accepted through Feb. 20 Princeton Junction, N.J., February 17, 2015 –The Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, the leading event for identity and security, is coming to Washington D.C. for the 14th year with comprehensive coverage of efforts toward strong authentication technology in government identity programs. The Smart Card Alliance is currently welcoming speaking proposals Read the full article…

Gemalto Releases Findings of 2014 Breach Level Index

Data breaches increased 49 percent in 2014 to 1 billion data records compromised, with cybercriminals targeting identity theft as top breach category ​​Amsterdam, February 12, 2015 ─ Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, releases the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, revealing that more than 1,500 data breaches led to one billion Read the full article…

Payments Summit Wraps Up: More than 600 Executives Gather for Discussion on Critical Year for EMV Chip, Transit and Mobile Payments

Princeton Junction, N.J., February 10, 2015 – More than 600 executives gathered in Salt Lake City last week at the Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit to share insights and collaborate on making 2015 a successful year in implementing new, secure and convenient ways to pay with EMV chip cards and mobile devices in retail and Read the full article…

Gemalto acquires Trüb AG’s secure document business further strengthening its world leadership in digital identity programs for governments

​Amsterdam, February 10, 2015 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the secure document business from Trüb AG. Trüb has a 150 year history of secure printing. Headquartered in Aarau, Switzerland, it has been a pioneer in eco-friendly and highly secure polycarbonate Read the full article…