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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…

Smart Card Alliance Supports Federal Government’s BuySecure Initiative

Applauds Plans to Implement EMV Chip Technology and Recommends Smart Cards for Secure Online Authentication Princeton Junction, N.J., October 22, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance applauds the Obama Administration BuySecure Initiative’s aim to secure payments with EMV chip technology and is calling for smart card technology to also be included in plans to strongly Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Announces Identity Management and Cybersecurity Keynote Presentations for 13th Annual Government Conference

Leading event for ID security will be held Oct. 29-30 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. Early registration discounts extended through Friday, Oct. 10 Princeton Junction, N.J., October 8, 2014 – Cybersecurity and identity management keynote presentations are set to headline the 13th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, known as Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Now Accepting Speaking Proposals for the 8th Annual Payments Summit

Proposals accepted through Oct. 23 Princeton Junction, N.J., September 23, 2014 – The Smart Card Alliance is now accepting speaking proposals on innovations and developments for payments across retail, mobile and transit markets for the 2015 Payments Summit. The deadline for submissions is Thursday, Oct. 23. For guidelines on how to submit, visit http://www.scapayments.com/contact/speaking/. The Read the full article…

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…