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Smart Card Alliance Releases New White Paper—Contactless Technology for Secure Physical Access

Princeton Junction, NJ, October 1, 2002–Contactless smart cards can add higher security to everyday ID credentials that employees use to access buildings, airports and other secure facilities, according to a new Smart Card Alliance white paper released today. At the same time, the technology paves the way to add new applications like network access control….
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Card Alliance Offers Advanced Course for Executives at Annual Conference

Program Prepares Leaders to Evaluate Critical Business Issues for the Application of Smart Cards to their Markets Princeton Junction, NJ, September 3, 2002–The Educational Institute of the Smart Card Alliance kicks-off the 2002-2003 course schedule on October 9th headlined by its new advanced course designed for executives and managers. The program, which includes the afternoon…
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Smart Card Alliance Unveils Online Catalog of Smart Card Readers

Searchable Database Will Connect Businesses With the Right Hardware Solutions New York, NY, July 29, 2002–The Smart Card Alliance announced today that it has launched a searchable Web-based catalog that will make it easier for businesses to locate appropriate smart card readers based on specific needs. The catalog is the newest addition to the Alliance’s…
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Smart Card Alliance to Host Symposium on Smart Cards in Government

New York, NY, May 1, 2002–The Smart Card Alliance announced today that it is hosting a two-day symposium to introduce smart card technology to identification security professionals, including government employees, on June 4–5, 2002 in Washington, DC. “Smart Cards in Government–A Symposium on Secure Identification Initiatives” will provide a comprehensive view of how smart cards…
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Department of Defense Wins Annual Smart Card Alliance Award

Rolling Out to Four Million, DoD’s New Multi-Technology System Secures Facilities and Networks New York, NY, April 25, 2002–The Department of Defense has earned this year’s Outstanding Smart Card Application (OSCA) Award from the Smart Card Alliance. The Smart Card Alliance’s Chairman, Paul Beverly, VP Smart Cards and Systems, SchlumbergerSema, presented the award to Mary…
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Donna Farmer, President and CEO of the Smart Card Alliance, resigns to found new company dedicated to secure personal ID and authentication

She will continue to support the work of the Alliance as Special Advisor to the Board New York, NY, February 27, 2002–The Smart Card Alliance, the largest smart card oriented non-profit entity in the world, formed by the merger in December 2000 of the Smart Card Industry Association (SCIA) and The Smart Card Forum (SCF),…