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Smart Card Alliance Conducts Education Program at CTST 2004, Hosts Networking Luncheon

Princeton Junction, NJ, April 15, 2004–The Smart Card Alliance, the authoritative educational resource for the smart card industry, brings its highly acclaimed training program to CardTech/SecurTech. This marks the first time the Alliance’s Educational Institute course “Foundations of Smart Card Technology” has been presented at the industry’s largest conference and exhibition. As a sponsoring organization…
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Smart Card Alliance Commends GSA Government Smart Card Handbook

Princeton Junction, NJ, April 15, 2004–The Smart Card Alliance, the authoritative educational resource for the smart card industry, brings its highly acclaimed training program to CardTech/SecurTech. This marks the first time the Alliance’s Educational Institute course “Foundations of Smart Card Technology” has been presented at the industry’s largest conference and exhibition. As a sponsoring organization…
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Smart Card Alliance Government Conference Delivers Breaking News and Record Attendance

Princeton Junction, NJ, March 16, 2004–New program details were announced at the Smart Card Alliance 3rd Annual Smart Cards in Government conference, as the fast-growing focus on smart cards in the federal government more than doubled attendance at this year’s event. “We had more than 360 registered attendees, twice as many as last year,” said…
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Smart Card Alliance Commends GSA Government Smart Card Handbook

Princeton Junction, NJ, March 16, 2004–The Smart Card Alliance commends the recently published Government Smart Card Handbook developed under the joint sponsorship of the General Services Administration Office of Governmentwide Policy and the Smart Card Interagency Advisory Board (IAB). The Handbook is based on contributions from experts in government, industry and academia, and includes input…
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Smart Cards Are a Strong Link in the Chain of Trust for ID Systems, According to New Smart Card Alliance Report

Princeton Junction, NJ, March 9, 2004–Today, nearly everybody carries multiple identification cards (IDs). Whether used for renting a car, boarding an airplane, or entering a network, building or country, the primary purpose of an ID is to identify the holder as having particular rights, privileges and responsibilities. Yet many of today’s identification systems sitting behind…
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DHS CIO Steve Cooper to Deliver Keynote at Smart Card Alliance “Smart Cards in Government Conference”

Princeton Junction, NJ, February 25, 2004–Department of Homeland Security CIO Steve Cooper will present the opening keynote address at the Smart Card Alliance’s 3rd Annual Smart Cards in Government Conference Tuesday, March 9th at the Hilton Crystal City Hotel in Arlington, VA. Mr. Cooper will speak about government-wide federal identification credential initiatives. He’ll address topics…
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Smart Card Alliance Publishes Smart Card Case Studies and Implementation Profiles, Now Available Online

Princeton Junction, NJ, February 19, 2004–Smart Card Case Studies and Implementation Profiles is a new publication from the Smart Card Alliance that is available to both members and non-members at the organization’s online store at http://www.securetechalliance.org. The new “Case Studies” report includes details on technology choices, business cases and lessons learned from 25 leading organizations…
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Valuable Smart Card Industry Information from Past Conferences Now Available to Public at Smart Card Alliance Online Store

Princeton Junction, NJ, February 13, 2004–The Smart Card Alliance, the premier educational and collaborative forum for government and industry, is making available for the first time to non-members its archive of conference proceedings from the past two years. These proceedings bring the Alliance’s strong educational content to media, industry analysts, educators and engineers investigating smart…
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Government Identity Credential Technology, Policies Headline Smart Card Alliance Conference

Princeton Junction, NJ, February 9, 2004–Speakers from the Department of Defense, Transportation Security Administration and the U.S. Passport Office headline the agenda at the Smart Card Alliance 3rd Annual “Smart Cards in Government Conference” on March 9th and 10th, 2004 at the Hilton Crystal City National Airport Hotel in Arlington, VA. Other highlights of the…
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U.S. Signs On with Smart Cards

Princeton Junction, NJ, October 28, 2003–U.S. consumers, businesses and government agencies are increasingly signing on with smart cards, using them for everything from transit fare payment to information system security, and demand is likely to keep growing according to the consensus view expressed by speakers at the fall conference of the Smart Card Alliance. “In…