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The 13th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference to Cover Security Advances in Identity Credentials, Mobile ID, Healthcare and More

The leading identity security showcase to be held October 28-29 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. Princeton Junction, N.J., September 12, 2014 – The 13th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, the leading identity security showcase, returns to Washington, D.C. this October. More than 70 speakers will address efforts toward strong authentication 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…

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…

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…

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…

oti Lands Five-Year Arlington County Cashless Parking Contract

EasyPark from oti will help county better manage more than 5,000 parking spaces; allows drivers to skip meters and pay only for the time they are actually parked Arlington, VA, Rosh Pina, Israel–June 5, 2014–On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ:OTIV), announced today it has signed a five-year contract to help manage more than 5,000 on-street Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Explores Opportunities and Challenges with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Mobile Technology in New White Paper, “BLE 101″

NFC Solutions Summit, Austin, June 3, 2014–The explosion of mobile device usage and newly available technologies are expected to redefine the way users interact with the world, and the technologies receiving the most attention today are Bluetooth low energy (BLE) and Host Card Emulation (HCE) with Near Field Communication (NFC). The Smart Card Alliance explores Read the full article…