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Smart Card Alliance Highlights 2014 Identity, Access Control and Health and Human Services Council Accomplishments, Announces New Council Leadership

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 26, 2015 –2014 was a successful year for the Smart Card Alliance Identity, Access Control and Health and Human Services Councils, all of which made great strides in raising awareness of the ways smart card technology can improve privacy and security in government, enterprise and health markets. The councils also elected Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Announces 2014-2015 Board and Executive Leadership

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 14, 2015 – The Smart Card Alliance today announced its new board and seven-member executive committee to lead and provide guidance for education programs, market research, advocacy, industry relations and events for 2014-2015. More information regarding the board and the Smart Card Alliance management can be found at http://www.smartcardalliance.org/alliance-management/. “The smart Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Wraps Up 2014 Accomplishments in Payments, Transportation, and Mobile and NFC Councils, Announces New Council Leadership for 2015

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 13, 2015 –The Smart Card Alliance Payments, Mobile and NFC, and Transportation Councils made significant headway in 2014, educating the industry on the security benefits of smart card technology for a wide variety of payment applications and use cases. The councils today announced the newly-elected 2015-2016 chairs to lead projects in Read the full article…

New Keynotes Added: Smart Card Alliance 2015 Payments Summit to Cover Latest Advancements in EMV Chip, Mobile and Transit Payments

Early registration discounts are available through Jan. 13 Princeton Junction, N.J., January 12, 2015 – The 2015 Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit has a full agenda with senior leaders from every major payments market scheduled to speak on the progress of U.S. EMV chip migration, mobile payments and open transit payments initiatives. For 2015, the 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…

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…

Smart Card Alliance Member Meeting to Explore Increasing Smart Card Adoption in Payments, Mobile, Transit, Data Security and More

Meeting offers cross-industry collaboration through in-depth breakout sessions, keynote speakers, panels and networking opportunities Princeton Junction, N.J., November 13, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance invites its members to attend an exclusive industry conference on Dec. 7-9 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. At the 2014 Member Meeting, participating Alliance members from every market Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Government Conference Hits Record Government Attendance as Leaders Share Latest Advancements in Identity Management and Cybersecurity

Princeton Junction, N.J., November 3, 2014 – Industry leaders shared visions and advancements in identity management and cybersecurity for government, healthcare, enterprise and citizens with a record number of government attendees last week at the 13th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference in Washington, D.C. “The government has laid a strong identity credentialing and management Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance White Paper: U.S. Payments Industry Can Layer EMV Chip, Encryption and Tokenization Security Technologies to Help Protect Against Card Fraud

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 28, 2014 — Businesses processing credit and debit payments can help protect themselves against new and evolving fraud threats by implementing EMV chip technology, tokenization and encryption security technologies in conjunction, the Smart Card Alliance Payments Council states in a white paper released today. The white paper, “Technologies for Payment Fraud Read the full article…