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What Is the True Cost of a Data Breach to an Organization?

Smart Card Alliance White Paper Helps Payments Industry Understand Data Breach Impacts Princeton Junction, N.J., March 24, 2015 – Data breaches are increasingly impacting businesses across the globe, with the average cost paid by a breached organization reaching $5.9 million at the end of 2014. To provide a resource for payments industry stakeholders to understand the true Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance to Host Workshop on EPACS and Smart Cards for Government and Commercial Organizations at ISC West 2015

Princeton Junction N.J., March 17, 2015 –Executives interested in learning how smart-card based enterprise physical access control systems (EPACS) can be used to secure identity and access control are invited to attend a full-day Smart Card Alliance workshop at ISC West 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada next month. The workshop, “Enterprise Physical Access Control Systems Read the full article…

TSYS Named as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute

Columbus, Ga., March 9, 2015 — TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2015 World’s Most Ethical Company. The World’s Most Ethical Companies designation recognizes those organizations that have had a material impact on Read the full article…

oti Receives Five-Year Contract Extension for EasyPark in Israel

Rosh Pina, Israel–(Mar 2, 2015) - On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, has received a five-year contract extension from the Local Government Economic Services of the Local Authority Ltd. for oti’s EasyPark parking management system. EasyPark includes a credit card-sized electronic device that can be Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Invites Speaking Proposals for 14th Annual Government Conference Coming in June

Proposals accepted through Feb. 20 Princeton Junction, N.J., February 17, 2015 –The Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, the leading event for identity and security, is coming to Washington D.C. for the 14th year with comprehensive coverage of efforts toward strong authentication technology in government identity programs. The Smart Card Alliance is currently welcoming speaking proposals Read the full article…

Payments Summit Wraps Up: More than 600 Executives Gather for Discussion on Critical Year for EMV Chip, Transit and Mobile Payments

Princeton Junction, N.J., February 10, 2015 – More than 600 executives gathered in Salt Lake City last week at the Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit to share insights and collaborate on making 2015 a successful year in implementing new, secure and convenient ways to pay with EMV chip cards and mobile devices in retail and Read the full article…

With EMV Chip Migration on Track, U.S. Payments Industry Looks Ahead to Mobile, eCommmerce and Tokenization at Smart Card Alliance 2015 Payments Summit

Salt Lake City, February 5, 2015 – Smart Card Alliance 2015 Payments Summit – The migration of the world’s largest and most complex payment ecosystem to EMV chip technology is well underway, industry leaders at the Smart Card Alliance 8th Annual Payments Summit agreed. Conference speakers highlighted industry collaboration on education as one of the next Read the full article…

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…