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Securing Federal Identity 2019 Recap: Executives Share Insights on Evolving Initiatives, Policies, Technologies for Secure Identity and Access in Government

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., June 13, 2019 – Government agency executives, security experts and technology providers gathered at the Secure Technology Alliance’s Securing Federal Identity 2019 conference in Washington, D.C. last week to discuss the latest developments and innovations in federal identity credentialing and access security. Speakers at this year’s event looked to the future, focusing…
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Gemalto Identity Management System to empower the world’s citizens with secure and unique identities

New Identity Management System enables governments to guarantee all citizens online and offline access to public services and civil rights  Users retain full control over their private and personal data  ​Gemalto, a Thales company, is launching its Identity Management System (IDMS) that can help governments address the challenges posed by a world in which over one billion…
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Secure Technology Alliance Government Conference Agenda to Address Identity Credentialing, Strong Authentication

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., May 20, 2019 – The Secure Technology Alliance announced today the agenda details for Securing Federal Identity 2019, the nation’s premier event for government-led cybersecurity policy and digital identity technology trends. Attendees will hear from senior government security policy and programs leaders and technology experts on the most important developments impacting federal…
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Secure Technology Alliance Provides Guidance to New NIST Publication on Implementing PACS with PIV Credentials

Resource distills key information from NIST publication on PIV-enabled PACS PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., May 15, 2019 – The Secure Technology Alliance released today a complementary guide to NIST[1] Special Publication (SP) 800-116 R1, which provides technical guidance for successful implementation of PIV-enabled PACS[2] in government facilities. The Alliance’s guide was created to clarify essential requirements…
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The Commission on Elections in the Philippines selects Gemalto’s Biometrics Solution to ensure secure and rapid Voter Authentication

Paris La Défense, 13 May 2019 – Electoral commissions have the delicate task of maintaining reliable and correct electoral registers as part of the execution of the election. To help ensure secure and accurate voter verification before issuing ballot slips, the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in the Philippines has appointed Gemalto, a Thales company, and Nextix as…
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Canada enhances public safety with Gemalto fingerprint identification solution

Gemalto, a Thales company, will implement the Canadian Department of National Defence’s (DND) first Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to increase security and reliability in the collection and verification of fingerprint records. A recent initiative undertaken by the Government of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to advance public safety measures has led…
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Government Identity and Authentication Needs, Innovations and Access Initiatives the Focus at Securing Federal Identity 2019 Conference

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., April 23, 2019 – How can digital identity enable government to securely serve agencies, employees and citizens? What identity risks are top-of-mind for federal executives? What role do new digital credentials such as mobile driver’s licenses play in secure access? Hear the latest developments and innovations around these topics and more at…
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Secure Technology Alliance Two-part Webinar Series to Explore IoT Security Approaches and Best Practices

Topics include PKI for securing the IoT ecosystem and trusting data at the edge of the IoT network PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., April 18, 2019 – It’s estimated that there will be more than 64 billion internet-connected devices by 2025. But many implementations have prioritized easier, faster deployments over security. With the rapidly increasing number of…
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Thales Completes Acquisition Of Gemalto To Become A Global Leader In Digital Identity And Security

Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) has today completed the acquisition of Gemalto (Euronext Amsterdam and Paris: GTO), creating a global leader in digital identity and security. With Gemalto, Thales will cover the entire critical decision chain in a digital world, from data generation via sensors, to real-time decision support. This acquisition increases Thales’s revenues to €19…