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The Wave of Change in Payments Explored at 10th Annual Secure Technology Alliance Payments Summit in Orlando

Princeton Junction, N.J., April 6, 2017 – The 10th Annual Payments Summit, a Secure Technology Alliance event, took place last week with sessions featuring payments solutions, payments technology and transportation payments, and explored hot topics impacting the payments market today and in the future. The Payments Summit, until recently, has been associated with the Smart Read the full article…

Gemalto accelerates IoT adoption and innovation in Japan

Amsterdam, Apr. 3, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces it has been selected by SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”) as a partner for On-Demand Connectivity (ODC) services enabling both consumer and industrial machine-to-machine (M2M) IoT connectivity and deployment of value added applications and services. Under the collaboration, Gemalto will supply Read the full article…

New Partnership to Offer Secure Infrastructure for Mobile Payments, Identification, and Extended Smart Government Services for UAE Residents

Cardtek and Emcredit Introduce First National Mobile Wallet Solution, emPAY Dubai and San Jose – April 3, 2017 – Cardtek, a leading international payment solutions provider, is pleased to announce its partnership with Emcredit, a subsidiary of the Dubai Economic Department (DED), to launch the secure mobile payment platform, emPAY, offering United Arab Emirates residents a national mobile wallet solution. Read the full article…

Gemalto releases findings of 2016 Breach Level Index

Almost 1.4 billion data records compromised in 2016 as hackers targeted large-scale databases across industries Amsterdam – March 28, 2017– Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today released the findings of the Breach Level Index revealing that 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 billion data records being compromised worldwide during 2016, an Read the full article…

New Secure Technology Alliance White Paper Explores Mobile Identity Authentication Drivers, Standards and Implementation Best Practices

Princeton Junction, N.J., March 27, 2017 – With consumers increasingly using mobile devices to access a variety of digital services, service providers are grappling with how to provide authentication methods that are more secure and convenient than passwords or one-time passcodes. The Secure Technology Alliance explores the new authentication mechanisms and use cases where authentication Read the full article…

Gemalto Wins 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for Best Encryption Product with SafeNet KeySecure

Amsterdam – March 23, 2017, Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that th​ey have been named a winner of the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure was voted “best encryption product” by over 300,000 members of the global information security community. Gemalto’s SafeNet KeySecure provides an organization’s security team with the Read the full article…

New Secure Technology Alliance White Paper Describes the Role of Smart Card Technology to Enhance Security of Blockchain Applications

Princeton Junction, N.J., March 23, 2017 – Implementations of blockchain-based applications are growing rapidly: over $1 billion has been invested in implementations since 2009, with 60 percent of that funding occurring since the beginning of 2015.[1] While blockchain can create a faster, secure platform for various types of transactions, all implementations share the critical security Read the full article…

Secure Technology Alliance and Association for Commuter Transportation Explore Real-World Multimodal Transit Payments in First of Two-Part Resource Series

Transportation payments to be theme of sessions at 2017 Payments Summit Princeton Junction, N.J., March 22, 2017 – Multimodal payments convergence – the integration of payment services for any type of transportation – is rapidly gaining popularity in the U.S. and abroad due to its ability to make paying for travel more convenient. The Secure Read the full article…

Gemalto’s HSM enables Microsoft Azure Information Protection customers to maintain full control of encryption keys

Organizations can now take advantage of “Hold Your Own Key” capabilities with on-premises SafeNet Luna HSMs to secure confidential data in Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365 Amsterdam – Mar. 21, 2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announced that Microsoft Azure Information Protection customers can now take advantage of Read the full article…

Brivo Announces Partnership with Mercury Security To Support An Open Hardware Platform for its Access Control Solution

The integration extends Brivo’s flagship cloud-based access control system, Brivo OnAir®, to include Mercury’s open platform hardware. Bethesda, MD, March 15, 2017 – Brivo, the global leader in cloud-based physical access control systems and mobile credentials, and Mercury Security, a global leader in OEM access control hardware, announced today the integration of the Authentic Mercury Read the full article…