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oti America Receives $800K Order for NFC Readers From New Channel Partner for the Self-Service Market

Rosh Pina, Israel, Aug 26, 2014– On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has received an order to supply its Saturn 6500 NFC readers to a U.S.-based channel partner serving the North American self-service market. The order calls for the channel partner to Read the full article…

New Smart Card Alliance White Paper Examines NFC and Host Card Emulation (HCE) Opportunities, Security Considerations

Princeton Junction, N.J., August 14, 2014 – Host card emulation (HCE) is one of the most talked about mobile innovations today, providing solutions providers with a new architecture to implement convenient mobile NFC-based solutions. But how does the new architecture impact application security? The Smart Card Alliance takes a deep dive into HCE and NFC opportunities and security Read the full article…

Security Industry Veteran Joins the Smart Card Alliance as Director of Training Programs

Princeton Junction, N.J., August 13, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance announced today that security industry veteran Lars Suneborn has joined the organization as the director of training programs to lead and expand education, training and certification initiatives on smart card technology. “We are excited to welcome Lars Suneborn to the Smart Card Alliance in Read the full article…

ACS Launches ACR39T-A1 and ACR39T-A3

Hong Kong, 13 August, 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), today launched two new readers for SIM-sized smart cards: ACR39T-A1, a Read the full article…

TSYS Enables Secure Commerce with Tokenization

Columbus, Ga., Aug. 12, 2014 — TSYS® (NYSE: TSS) announced today its Enterprise Tokenization solution to secure payment card information for purchases made online, through mobile devices and “digital wallet” applications. The solution is a key component of the company’s Connected Mobility agenda which includes API interfaces and consumer-facing applications to support payments, communications and Read the full article…

ACS an Exhibitor in IOTE 2014

Hong Kong, August 11, 2014 – Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS), a top worldwide supplier of smart cards and smart card readers, will be an exhibitor in International Internet of Things Technologies and Smart China Application Exhibition (IOTE) 2014. Organized by IOT World, this event is the largest exhibition of its kind in China. It Read the full article…

TSYS Releases Payment Security White Paper

Columbus, Ga., Aug. 7, 2014–TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today published a white paper entitled ”Opportunity Knocks: How Card Issuers Can Address Consumers’ Concerns Around Payment Security.” The paper explores changing consumers’ sentiments and the growing concern around the security of their data by highlighting results of the 2014 TSYS Consumer Awareness Data Security Study. The report examines actions financial institutions Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Celebrates U.S. Federal Government’s ID Security Successes at HSPD-12 10th Anniversary Event

Princeton Junction, N.J., August 6, 2014–The U.S. federal government has been steadily moving towards higher levels of cybersecurity and efficiency in the 10 years following the signing of landmark security directive HSPD-12 , government leaders shared last week at a special Smart Card Alliance HSPD-12 10th Anniversary event in Washington, D.C. The event commemorated the Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Latin America (SCALA) Partners with Florida State University – Panama on Smart Card Technology Education Program

Princeton Junction, N.J., August 4, 2014 – Millions of smart cards are in use today in Latin America and the Caribbean in EMV chip cards, mobile payments, e-passports, smart transit fare cards, secure government, healthcare, enterprise IDs and more. To foster the technology’s growth and successful smart card-related careers in the region, the Smart Card Read the full article…

FIME First North American Laboratory Accredited by Visa to Perform Level One Testing

Certification Covers Testing for Mobile Devices Montreal, July 28, 2014 — FIME has announced that its Montreal-based laboratory has been qualified by Visa to perform testing for its ‘contactless EMV analogue and digital’ specifications. This latest qualification supports handset manufacturers by enabling the leading payments consultancy and advanced testing provider to confirm compliance of near Read the full article…