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Smart Card Alliance Webinar to Explore Benefits of Contactless Card and Mobile EMV Payments for US Merchants

First webinar in two-part series focuses on merchant benefits of contactless EMV payments Princeton Junction, N.J., September 16, 2016 – Many merchants working towards accepting EMV chip cards for more secure payments have another important decision to make—whether to also accept contactless payments. Merchants can explore the benefits of adding contactless acceptance for mobile wallets Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Highlights Significant Policy Considerations for Access Control in OMB Circular A-130 2016 Update

Princeton Junction, N.J., September 12, 2016 – The Smart Card Alliance released today a paper in response to the 2016 update to the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-130, “Managing Information as a Strategic Resource,” which defines federal policy and establishes guidance for management of federal information resources. In the response, the Read the full article…

Get The Complete Picture of Mobile Wallets Including Business Opportunities, Security Considerations at the Smart Card Alliance’s September Workshop

September 15 workshop to be streamed live and hosted in-person in Crystal City, VA Princeton Junction, N.J., September 9, 2016 – How can financial institutions, merchants, mobile device integrators, security companies, and mobile payment tech enthusiasts take advantage of the promise of security and convenience that mobile wallets provide? What are the business impacts and Read the full article…

Security and the Internet of Things Connect at the Smart Card Alliance’s Security of Things 2016 Conference

Save money with early registration discounts available through August 31 Princeton Junction, N.J., August 24, 2016 – Coming to Chicago this October, the Smart Card Alliance Security of Things 2016 conference is bringing security, privacy and authentication to the forefront of the Internet of Things (IoT) with speakers from both the IoT and security communities. Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Launches New IoT Security and Privacy Information Hub at IoTSecurityConnection.com

Website provides up-to-date content, resources, insight and commentary on IoT security and privacy Princeton Junction , N.J., August 17, 2016 – The Smart Card Alliance today announced a new content portal, IoTSecurityConnection.com, as part of its expanded focus to provide educational resources and guidance for implementing secure Internet of Things (IoT) architectures using embedded security Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Mobile Wallet Workshop Brings Structure to the Wild West of the Mobile Payments Industry

One-day workshop to be held September 15 Princeton Junction, N.J., August 4, 2016 – The mobile wallet market today is the Wild West of the payments industry—it is largely undefined, there are no commonly-used security standards, and it is an open territory for innovation. For payments stakeholders looking to rein-in mobile wallets and understand the Read the full article…

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…