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Smart Cards Deliver Information Security, Easy Access and HIPAA Compliance for Health Care Organizations According to New Smart Card Alliance White Paper

Princeton Junction, NJ, September 30, 2003–Smart cards have a unique capability to make information access easier for users while at the same time enforcing the more robust security and privacy policies required of health care organizations to bring their environments into HIPAA compliance, according to a new Smart Card Alliance white paper released today. “Health…
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BearingPoint to Update GSA Smart Card Guidelines

McLean, VA, August 26, 2003–BearingPoint, Inc., (NYSE:BE), one of the world’s largest business consulting and systems integration firms, announced today that it has been selected to update the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Smart Card Policy and Guidelines Handbook. The handbook is a very important resource that serves as a point of reference for any federal…
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Smart Card Alliance Announces Fall Conference Program Spotlighting Mobility

Princeton Junction, NJ, August 18, 2003–The Smart Card Alliance has announced its Fall Conference program, “Smart Cards in Motion,” focusing on one of the principal drivers of the widening use of smart card technology–mobility. The three-day agenda is rich with users who will advise attendees on the experiences of recent smart card implementations in banking,…
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Secure Access Control Begins with Smart ID Cards, According to New White Paper Published by Smart Card Alliance

Princeton Junction, NJ, July 15, 2003–Government agencies and commercial businesses alike are attracted to the dual advantages of higher security and more applications when using smart ID cards, generating more interest and numerous implementations here in the United States, according to a new Smart Card Alliance white paper released today. “There are two important needs…
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Smarter Security for America Focus of Smart Card Alliance Conference

“Smart Cards in Government 2003” Arlington, VA, July 14th, 2003–The Smart Card Alliance Conference and Expo, opening July 15th in Arlington, will focus attention on the rapidly growing use of smart cards as the security technology of choice for identity credentials throughout the Federal government. Speakers include representatives from 10 government agencies issuing smart cards,…
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Teleconference Examines How Smart Cards Strengthen Privacy, Security in ID Systems

Princeton Junction, NJ, June 4th, 2003–The Smart Card Alliance will host a teleconference on “Privacy and Secure ID Systems” Thursday, June 26th, 2003 from 1:00 to 2:15 PM EDT. The program is part of a series of SmartTalk teleconferences offering both members and non-members on-going, easily-accessible education programs. “Confirming individual identities has never been more…
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Smart Card Alliance July Conference in D.C. to Focus on Cybersecurity, Physical Access Security and ID Credentialing

Princeton Junction, NJ, June 3, 2003–The Smart Card Alliance will host “Smart Cards in Government 2003” from July 15th to the 17th at the Sheraton National Hotel in Arlington, Virginia. The conference and exposition will bring together the leaders of the smart card movement within government, both from the internal civilian and military agency leadership…
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Smart Card Use as ID Credentials and Transit Fare Cards Growing; Users Cite Reasons Why

CardTech/SecurTech, Orlando, May 14, 2003–Secure identification credentials and public transportation are the newest sectors contributing to the rapidly growing smart card market in the United States, according to leaders in those markets and members of the Smart Card Alliance. “Telecom, financial/retail and pay television security were the first three sectors in the United States to…
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Smart Card Alliance Adds 26 New Organizations

Membership growth reflects strong market uptake for smart card technology CardTech/SecurTech, Orlando, May 13, 2003–The Smart Card Alliance, a multi-industry organization working to accelerate the acceptance of smart card technology, today announced that 26 new organizations have recently joined the growing ranks of the organization. “This is an exciting time for our industry,” stated Randy…