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Smart Card Alliance White Paper Details Why the Ideal Time for Card Issuers and Retailers to Go Contactless is Now

Princeton Junction, N.J., July 13, 2016 – Contactless payments provide U.S. issuers and merchants with an opportunity to improve payments security, transaction speeds and the customer experience. To help payments stakeholders better understand the value and benefits contactless payments provide, the Smart Card Alliance released a new white paper today, “Contactless EMV Payments: Benefits for Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Security of Things 2016 Conference to Highlight Need for Security, Privacy and Authentication in IoT

Registration is now open, conference to be held October 18-19 in Chicago Princeton Junction, N.J., June 30, 2016 – Registration is now open for the Smart Card Alliance’s newest event, the Security of Things 2016, being held in Chicago, Illinois this fall. The Alliance is bringing security, privacy and authentication to the forefront of the Read the full article…

Government Leaders Report Rising Use of PIV Credentials and Movement Towards Mobile Credentials at Smart Card Alliance Securing Federal Identity 2016 Conference

Princeton Junction N.J., June 9, 2016 – The issuance and use of Personal Identity Verification (PIV) credentials for access to secure government systems and buildings are on a hot streak, while efforts to include the use of mobile credentials are gaining strength, government leaders reported this week at the Smart Card Alliance’s Securing Federal Identity 2016 Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Security of Things Conference Brings Security and Privacy to the Forefront of the Internet of Things

Security of Things 2016 to be held in Chicago this October 18-19, 2016 Princeton Junction, N.J., May 26, 2016 – The Smart Card Alliance has added a new event, the Security of Things 2016 conference, to provide a deep dive into security and privacy in the Internet of Things (IoT). With a history of success Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Securing Federal Identity 2016 Agenda Covers Advances in Identity Management and Authentication in Government

Leading identity security showcase to be held June 6 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C. Princeton Junction, N.J., May 19, 2016 – Cybersecurity, strong authentication, and derived credentials are some of the topics that will drive the discussion at Securing Federal Identity 2016 this June, an event hosted for the Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance and International Parking Institute Publish New Edition of EMV and Parking White Paper

White paper provides updates on EMV chip technology, transition, and implementation in parking Princeton Junction, N.J., May 10, 2016 –With the U.S. moving to EMV chip technology for more secure credit and debit card payments, parking industry stakeholders across the payments value chain recognize the need to learn about EMV to plan to migrate their Read the full article…

Smart Card Technology Enhances FIDO Implementations for Strong Authentication

Smart Card Alliance white paper highlights benefits of  smart card technology in FIDO authentication standard implementations Princeton Junction, N.J., May 2, 2016 – Today, the FIDO Alliance is working to provide simpler, stronger authentication to reduce reliance on usernames and passwords, which are susceptible to a wide range of attacks. Organizations implementing FIDO authentication standards Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Expands Focus to Internet of Things, Forms New Council to Accelerate Adoption of Secure Architectures

Princeton Junction, N.J., April 27, 2016 – As the Internet of Things (IoT) creates an increasingly connected world—connected devices are expected to reach 21 billion by the year 2020—security and privacy concerns are top-of-mind. To address these concerns, the Smart Card Alliance is bringing its expertise to IoT as it has done in other markets Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Outlines New Paradigm for a Secure, Streamlined Healthcare Industry in New Infographic

Princeton Junction, N.J., April 19, 2016 – Healthcare spending losses to fraud and abuse total $272 billion a year, but no single part of the healthcare system is responsible. Each stage of healthcare has risks of fraud, errors, waste and abuse. These vulnerabilities can be reduced at every stage by implementing an identity management system Read the full article…

US Payments Industry Executives Gather at the Smart Card Alliance’s 2016 Payments Summit and the ICMA EXPO

Princeton Junction, N.J., April 13, 2016 – More than 800 executives and 100 exhibitors gathered in Orlando, Fla. for last week’s 9th Annual Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit, co-located for the first time with the International Card Manufacturers Association’s 26th annual EXPO. The $26.5 billion card manufacturing and personalization services market is forecasted to grow 8.8 Read the full article…