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Secure Technology Alliance Provides Primer and Implementation Considerations for Fingerprint-based Biometric Payment Cards

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., March 12, 2019 – As consumers become increasingly comfortable using biometrics to unlock devices and log into accounts, there is a growing interest in bringing this technology to physical payment cards to provide simple-to-use multifactor authentication for in-store transactions. The Secure Technology Alliance released today an introductory resource for those interested in…
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Secure Technology Alliance Announces 2019 Board and Executive Leadership

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., March 7, 2019 – The Secure Technology Alliance today announced its 2019 board of directors and seven-member executive committee to lead and provide guidance for the organization. “Our executive leadership is essential in the Secure Technology Alliance’s mission bring more secure technologies that protect privacy and enhance data security and integrity to…
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Secure Technology Alliance Highlights Security and Identity-focused Council Accomplishments in 2018

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., February 15, 2019 – The Secure Technology Alliance’s Access Control, Identity and Internet of Things Security Councils found great success in 2018 promoting best practices and adoption of secure technology for better privacy and security across a number of markets. “The councils are an important part of the overall structure of the…
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Secure Technology Alliance Highlights Payments, Transportation and Mobile Councils Accomplishments in 2018

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., February 15, 2019 – The Secure Technology Alliance Payments, Mobile and Transportation Councils had a significant year in 2018, delivering strong thought leadership and quality resources to stimulate the understanding, adoption and widespread application of secure technologies within the payments and transportation industries. “With innovation rapidly bringing the payments space to new…
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Thought Leaders at Secure Technology Alliance’s 12th Annual Payments Summit to Take Deep Dive into Contactless, Transit, e-Commerce Payments Trends

Highly-anticipated payments conference heads to Phoenix in March, joins with U.S. Payments Forum Member Meeting for cross-industry perspectives PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., January 29, 2019 – What technologies are having the biggest impact on payments in the U.S.? How is digital identity changing to improve payments security online? What does the future hold for mobile and…
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Secure Technology Alliance Provides Implementation Guidance, Discusses Opportunities and Challenges for Multimodal Payments Convergence in Transit

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., January 17, 2019 – Travelers today have access to more ride options than ever before, but with so much variation across services, the payment experience can be confusing. Many transit service providers are considering streamlining the traveler experience with mobility services through multimodal payments convergence¹. The Secure Technology Alliance today released 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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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…