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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…

TSYS Signs PRIME 4 Agreement with Leading Private Bank in the UK

C. Hoare & Co. Upgrades to Latest Version of TSYS PRIME Columbus, Ga., and London, 24 July, 2014 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that C. Hoare & Co., a leading independent private bank in the UK, has successfully upgraded to TSYS’ PRIME 4 card management solution to support the bank’s Visa credit and debit Read the full article…

OT’s Cosmo RSA v5, the First Durbin-Compliant Debit Card Certified by MasterCard for the US EMV Migration

Cosmo v5 M/Chip Multi-Application enables use of two unaffiliated debit networks Colombes, France, Jul 22, 2014–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, today announced that it has developed the first debit card certified by MasterCard that meets the Durbin Amendment guidelines. These guidelines require issuers to identify Read the full article…

Government Leaders to Present on Identity, Access Security Achievements at Smart Card Alliance 10th Anniversary Celebration of HSPD-12

Princeton Junction, N.J., July 17, 2014–Government leaders and federal agency heads have been chosen to lead off the upcoming Smart Card Alliance event celebrating the 10th anniversary of the landmark security directive HSPD-12 with special keynote presentations reflecting on the past, present and future of identity and security in government. The one-day ”Government Conference Special Edition Event: Read the full article…

ProPay Launches TSYS Guardian CyberShield in Partnership with ThreatMetrix to Provide Advanced Fraud Prevention Solutions

Comprehensive Platform Accurately Differentiates Legitimate Customers from Fraudsters in Real Time Lehi, Utah, Columbus, Ga., July 15, 2014–ProPay®, a TSYS® company, announced today a partnership with ThreatMetrix® to provide advanced fraud prevention solutions to its customers. Through this partnership, ProPay customers can have access to state-of-the-art tools to help protect them against cybercriminals. The solution–a Read the full article…

Patients Registered in Seconds, No Duplicates, Improved Safety and Reduced Fraud

Citrus Heights, CA, July 14, 2014–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LifeMed ID announces the implementation of the patient identity solution at Mid Coast Health Services in Brunswick, Maine. LifeMed ID brings innovation by automating patient access operations and streamlining the registration process. Additional benefits includes eliminating the creation of duplicate records and significantly reducing the occurrence of fraud throughout Read the full article…

Mid Coast Health Innovates Patient Workflow Process and Eliminates Duplicate Records with LifeMed ID Patient Identity

Citrus Heights, CA, July 11, 2014–LifeMed ID announces the implementation of the patient identity solution at Mid Coast Health Services in Brunswick, Maine. LifeMed ID brings innovation by automating patient access operations and streamlining the registration process. Additional benefits includes eliminating the creation of duplicate records and significantly reducing the occurrence of fraud throughout the Read the full article…

ACS a Speaker in Cardware 2014: Payment and Digital ID Insights

Hong Kong, June 25, 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), was in the recently held Cardware 2014: Payment and Digital ID Insights. Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Invites Speaking Proposals for 13th Annual Government Conference

Proposals accepted through June 30 Princeton Junction, N.J., June 19, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, known as the leading event for identity and security, will return to Washington, D.C. this October with comprehensive coverage of efforts toward strong authentication technology in government identity programs. To enhance the conference program, the Smart Card Read the full article…

U.S. NFC Mobile Technology Adoption to be Spurred by the ‘Big Three’: HCE, BLE and EMV

News from the 2014 NFC Solutions Summit Princeton Junction, N.J., June 10, 2014–Mobile NFC technology is in the running for widespread U.S. adoption for both non-payment and payment applications, with technologies and architectures like HCE, BLE and EMV complementing and propelling the technology forward, attendees learned at the 2014 NFC Solutions Summit. The 2014 NFC Read the full article…