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Smart Card Alliance Hosts Teleconference on Contactless Payment; First in New SmartTalk Series

Princeton Junction, NJ, March 4, 2003–Executives from the retail and payments industries are invited to join a teleconference on “Trends and Technology Advances In Contactless Payment” hosted by the Smart Card Alliance. The SmartTalk teleconference will be held on Thursday, April 3, 2003 at 1 PM Eastern Standard Time. Attendees must pre-register for the hour…
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Contactless Payment Cards Offer Convenience and Speed, Raising Interest Among U.S. Retailers Says New Alliance White Paper

Princeton Junction, NJ, March 4, 2003–Consumers and retailers alike are attracted to the dual advantages of fast and convenient payment using contactless technology, generating more interest and numerous implementations and pilot trials here in the United States, according to a new Smart Card Alliance white paper released today. “Anyone who has ever seen a contactless…
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Protecting Identities and Privacy with Smart Cards

News from the Mid-Winter Conference of the Smart Card Alliance Princeton Junction, NJ, February 24, 2003–Speakers and attendees at the recently concluded Smart Card Alliance Mid-Winter Conference were all in agreement that applying technology to protect identities and the privacy of individuals presents an excellent market opportunity. “The smart card industry is positioned ideally to…
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Smart Cards Can Protect Privacy, Strengthen Personal Identification Systems According to New Alliance White Paper

Princeton Junction, NJ, February 13, 2003–Smart cards can strengthen the security of personal identification systems and help to protect the privacy of individuals and the personal information they entrust to businesses and government agencies, according to a new Smart Card Alliance white paper released today. “Individuals, businesses and government agencies all want better protection for…
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Smart Card Alliance Mid-Winter Conference to Focus on Technology and Policies for Protecting Identity

Princeton Junction, NJ, January 21, 2003–Speakers from leading technology companies, government agencies and industry research firms will address technology and policy considerations for protecting identity at the Smart Card Alliance February Mid-Winter Conference to be held in Salt Lake City, Utah from February 12-13, 2003. “Our mid-winter conference is always one of our best-attended events,”…
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Smart Cards Can Prevent Experian Type Password Fraud

Princeton Junction, NJ, November 25, 2002–The fraud perpetrated against Experian and other credit bureaus makes clear the risks associated with relying on password protection for securing information systems and databases. “The ease with which passwords can be stolen and distributed puts the integrity of virtually all of our nation’s information systems at risk,” said Randy…
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Smart Card Alliance Releases Reports on U.S. Smart Card Retail Payments Infrastructure and Ohio Smart Card EBT Program

Princeton Junction, NJ, October 28, 2002–The issuing and acquiring processing infrastructure for smart payment cards is making progress as key stakeholders position for expanding consumer smart card use, according to two Smart Card Alliance studies released today. More than 21 million smart payment cards will be in circulation by the first quarter of 2003, the…
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Smart Card Logic Catches On

Princeton Junction, NJ, October 14, 2002–Attendees were upbeat and justifiably optimistic about the future at the recently concluded Smart Card Alliance Annual Conference, where the Alliance announced that smart card module shipments to the U.S. and Canada had doubled in the first half of 2002 to 31.2 million, and total more than 120 million units…