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Intesa Sanpaolo turns to Gemalto for Italy’s first biometric contactless payment card pilot

Built-in fingerprint sensor eliminates the need for PIN or signature Unique battery-less card is powered via existing PoS terminals so no need to be recharged Effortless enrollment combined with robust data protection Amsterdam 19 December 2018 – Gemalto, the leader in digital security, is supplying Intesa Sanpaolo, the number one banking group in ltaly, with the…
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Secure Technology Alliance 2019 Payments Summit to Cover Current and Next Generation Payments Trends

Speakers to explore impact payments technologies will have on next generation payments adoption PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., December 18, 2018 –The Secure Technology Alliance is bringing together payments professionals from every sector of the industry for the 2019 Payments Summit this March to discuss a range of business, technology and FinTech developments and implementations. Experts will…
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Marriott Breach Highlights Need for Better Identity Practices to Protect Against Account Takeover and Identity Impersonation

Secure Technology Alliance recommends strengthened identity proofing, hardware-backed strong authentication PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., December 17, 2018 – The Marriott data breach, in which 500 million guests lost personal and financial details over a four-year period, highlights the need for stronger identity proofing procedures and strong, hardware-based strong authentication to limit the use of stolen data for…
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Digital Identity Needs Fixing, Speakers Share at Secure Technology Alliance Securing Digital Identity Symposium

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., December 13, 2018 – Identity proofing is the weakest link in identity today, resulting in the creation of millions of synthetic identities perpetuating fraud every day, experts shared at last week’s Secure Technology Alliance’s Securing Digital Identity Symposium 2018. The symposium gathered expert speakers to cover the most pressing topics in identity…
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Gemalto and GlobalmatiX go full speed with high performance IoT automotive telematics

Porsche GT4 Cup tested and approved telematics solution is available immediately to global OEMs Amsterdam, December 13, 2018 – To meet growing demand for secure, high performance IoT telematics solutions, Gemalto and GlobalmatiX, a fully owned subsidiary of Softing AG, have teamed up to deliver an innovative solution that excelled in the grueling Porsche GT4 Cup championship race….
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Gemalto pilots biometric boarding at Los Angeles International Airport

AMSTERDAM, December 6, 2018 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) announces a joint pilot with a leading airline to bring additional convenience and security to the traveler’s experience via biometric boarding in Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The test will confirm that passenger needs and expectations are met through use of facial recognition versus a traditional…
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Social media companies believed to be vulnerable, with 61% of consumers saying they pose greatest risk for exposing data, finds Gemalto

AMSTERDAM – December 5, 2018 – A majority of consumers are willing to walk away from businesses entirely if they suffer a data breach, with retailers most at risk, according research from Gemalto, the world leader in digital security. Two-thirds (66%) are unlikely to shop or do business with an organization that experiences a breach where…
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Gemalto unveils industry’s first cloud access management and single sign on solution enhanced for smart card users

SafeNet Trusted Access now supports smart card credentials access for cloud apps and brings PKI technology to cloud and digital transformation initiatives AMSTERDAM,  29 November 2018 – Gemalto today announced the launch of an industry-first solution that will enable organizations which have invested in Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) security applications to leverage their investment without compromise on…
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Gemalto expands data center footprint in Europe to support cloud-based access management services

Additional facilities designed to help customers comply with data protection regulations and sovereignty Amsterdam, 20 November 2018 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has today announced it is expanding its delivery footprint for Access Management as a service solutions across the European Union with additional data centers in the region. These newly added…
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Secure Technology Alliance Webinar to Explore Mobile Identity Proofing in Higher Education and Airport Wayfinding

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., November 16, 2018 – As part of its ongoing mobile identity educational series, the Secure Technology Alliance will host a webinar next month on how mobile identity credentials can enable more secure and convenient experiences in higher education and in airports. Attendees will get a look at the technologies and approaches for…