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Smart Card Alliance Annual Member Meeting Brings Cross-Industry Perspectives Together on Smart Cards and Applications

Members and their guests will focus on advances in Smart Card Technology usage in Payments, Mobile, Transportation, Retail, Identity and Healthcare Markets Princeton Junction, N.J., August 24, 2015 –The Smart Card Alliance encourages its members and their invited guests to attend a comprehensive industry conference on October 4-6 at the Arizona Grand Resort in Phoenix. The Read the full article…

2015 NFC Solutions Summit Comes to Phoenix to Highlight the Role of NFC Mobile Technology in the U.S.

Princeton Junction, N.J., August 18, 2015 –NFC mobile technology has made a splash over the past year with increasing merchant adoption rates, developments surrounding innovations such as HCE and BLE, and releases of NFC-based mobile payments solutions like Apple Pay and the upcoming Samsung Pay. Plus, with the fast-approaching EMV fraud liability shift taking place Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance and International Parking Institute Collaborate to Help Parking Industry Transition to EMV Chip Technology and Implementation

2015 IPI Conference & Expo, Las Vegas, June 29, 2015 – As the U.S. moves to EMV chip cards for payments, parking industry stakeholders need to review their current payments infrastructure and develop their strategy and plan for EMV migration to prepare for the upcoming October 2015 EMV fraud liability shifts. The Smart Card Alliance Read the full article…

Advancing PIV Use for Federal Cybersecurity Headlines the 14th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference

Princeton Junction, N.J., June 11, 2015 – Industry leaders shared insights into the latest trends and advancements in identity management and cybersecurity for government, enterprise and healthcare at the 14th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference in Washington, D.C. this week. Securing cyberidentity in government through PIV In the wake of the data breach involving Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance to Host Webinar on Host Card Emulation to Educate Industry on Secure NFC Mobile Architecture Possibilities

Princeton Junction, N.J., May 20, 2015 – Host card emulation (HCE) supporters see the technology as providing a new architecture for implementing NFC mobile, payment and other secure applications, but there are still many questions. To answer these questions, the Smart Card Alliance will host an HCE webinar next month. Topics will include an overview Read the full article…

Industry Leaders to Discuss Security Advances in Identity Credentials, Mobile ID, Healthcare and More at the Smart Card Alliance 14th Annual Government Conference

Leading identity security showcase to be held June 9-10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Princeton Junction, N.J., May 5, 2015 – Cybersecurity, cyber identity and access security keynote presentations will kick off the 14th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, the leading event for ID security. The event will feature industry leaders Read the full article…

Get the Facts about Chip Cards at GoChipCard.com

New website educates consumers, merchants and issuers Princeton Junction, N.J., April 28, 2015 – If you’re wondering what that new chip is on your credit or debit card, you are not alone. Curious about why you are getting chip cards and how to use them? A new educational website launched today, GoChipCard.com, provides consumers with Read the full article…

ICMA, Smart Card Alliance Colocate Conferences

Princeton Junction, N.J. – April 23, 2015 – The International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA), a global trade association for card manufacturers, personalizers, issuers and suppliers, and the Smart Card Alliance, a multi-industry association working to stimulate adoption of smart card technology and advanced payment technology, announced today they will colocate their respective conferences to create Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Releases Specifications Guide to Streamline High Security Access Control Implementations for Non-Government PACS

Princeton Junction, N.J., April 7, 2015 – Smart cards are increasingly accepted as the credential of choice for securely authenticating identity, determining appropriate levels of information access and controlling physical access. To further advance the adoption of high security smart card-based physical access control systems (PACS), the Smart Card Alliance today released a tool, “Guide Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance 14th Annual Government Conference to Cover Security Advances in Identity Credentials, Mobile ID, Healthcare and More

The leading identity security showcase to be held June 9-10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center,Washington, D.C Princeton Junction, N.J., March 27, 2015 –The 14th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, the leading identity security showcase, returns to Washington, D.C. with more than 70 speakers to address efforts toward strong authentication technology in government Read the full article…