Precise Biometrics divests its Mobile Smart Card Solutions business area to IDENTOS

Precise Biometrics has concluded an agreement with German IDENTOS GmbH on the takeover of the Mobile Smart Card Solutions business area, which includes the business operation involving smart card readers ...

Hackers fail to crack Wibu-Systems’ new encryption scheme – Blurry Box

Hundreds of participants from all corners of the globe have taken part in a hackers contest aimed at cracking a game protected with Blurry Box®, the pinnacle of encryption recently ...

Gemalto and Dessmann enhance smart lock security with mobile convenience

Gemalto is enabling security and reliable connectivity for Dessmann’s new smart lock platform. The new solution from the global manufacturer of smart locks and safe boxes incorporates Gemalto’s Machine Identification ...


Aadhaar-based digital ID customer registration: a new era

By Safran Identity and Security Following the Indian government’s decision to require ...

VIDEO: Interview with ID4AFRICA’s Dr. Joseph Atick

During the ID4AFRICA event in Windhoek, Namibia, we were honored to interview ...

VIDEO: ID4AFRICA Impressions

Were you in Windhoek, Namibia for this years ID4AFRICA event? If you ...

Articles & Editorials

CodeMeter, CodeMeter Embedded 2.0 earn two prestigious industry recognitions

Wibu-Systems, the world-leading company in secure license management in the industrial space, have announced that CodeMeter has been named a 2017 SIIA CODiE Awards finalist in the Best Content Rights & Entitlement Solution category, and CodeMeter Embedded 2.0 named a 2017 SIIA CODiE Awards finalist in the Best Endpoint Management Solution category. The finalists represent […]

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Preventing cyber-attacks in rescue services: security ‘made in Germany’ protects respirators

By Wibu-Systems, Fritz Stephan and Infineon An appalling scenario: a famous soccer player is involved in a serious traffic accident, just as his team is fighting to avoid relegation. While the player’s accident is not yet publicly known, the IT systems of the hospital are attacked. Looking for sensitive data, the perpetrators come across the name […]

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G+D Mobile Security acquires CPS Technologies from OT-Morpho

G+D Mobile Security has signed an agreement to acquire the personalization bureau CPS Technologies from OT-Morpho. This completes G+D Mobile Security’s comprehensive offering for the French market. The closing of this transaction is subject to regulatory approvals. G+D Mobile Security expects to benefit particularly from CPS Technologies’  high-tech bank card personalization and service management center. […]

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Face recognition technology from Cognitec supports automated border control at Venice Airport

Cognitec’s automated passport control product FaceVACS-Entry features in eight ABC gates (eGates) at Venice Marco Polo Airport, following the airport’s decision to facilitate expedited border control checks at the international terminal. The eGate implementation project was delivered by N-Aitec, an airport IT provider and system integrator. As the traveler enters the eGate, FaceVACS-Entry detects the […]

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Canadian provinces award contract to Gemalto for secure driver’s license cards

Gemalto has won four contracts to provide a new, highly-secure polycarbonate driver’s license in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The Atlantic Provinces sought a provider with a strong position as an innovative partner capable of producing laser-engraved polycarbonate in Canada, in order to bring their residents better identity protection […]

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Infineon demonstrates first post-quantum cryptography on a contactless security chip

Due to their computing power, quantum computers have the disruptive potential to break various currently used encryption algorithms. Infineon Technologies AG, is ready to provide a smooth transition from today’s security protocols to next-generation post-quantum cryptography (PQC). The company has now successfully demonstrated the first PQC implementation on a commercially available contactless security chip, as […]

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Aadhaar simplifies the issuing of e-licenses for drivers in India

By Safran Identity and Security With 110 million drivers1, managing and optimizing the issuing of driver’s licenses in India poses a real challenge which is being addressed by Aadhaar, a citizen identification program using biometrics. For thirteen years now, India has been replacing a simple paper driving license with the “smart card,” an electronic driver’s […]

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G+D Mobile Security solution provides protection against WannaCry

By Giesecke & Devrient Since last Friday, the ransomware “WannaCry” has attacked more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries and caused enormous damage. Like in previous attacks e.g. with Stuxnet, WannaCry was using a vulnerability within the system of unpatched or unhardened Windows computers. Industrial facilities and equipment without up-to-date IT security patch management are […]

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PrimeKey acquires C2 Company, accelerates presence in the US

PrimeKey Solutions has acquired C2 Company in California, a move which significantly strengthens the company’s presence in the United States. C2 Company, known for successfully providing complex PKI, network, and security integration services to an impressive list of customers throughout the country, is an ideal organization for PrimeKey to leverage. “For over 15 years, C2 […]

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Imprimerie Nationale Group, Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport unveil first automatic e-gates for border control

The Imprimerie Nationale Group, a leader in secure biometric identity solutions, has launched the first e-gates deployed for border control at Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airport, within the national PARAFE (Passage Rapide aux Frontières Extérieures – Fast Pass through the External Borders) framework experimentation. Developed by engineers from Thales Identity & Biometric Division, recently acquired by Imprimerie […]

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Gemalto, Veridos strengthen identity security with eID cards for Macao SAR Government

Gemalto is partnering with Veridos, a German company specializing in Identity Solutions, to supply contactless electronic ​identity cards (eIDs) to the Macao Special Administrative Region Government (Macao SAR Government). Under the collaboration, Gemalto is the subcontractor responsible for providing the physical cards, enhanced with security features and seamlessly inc​orporating Veridos’ operating system software solution. The […]

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G+D Mobile Security to demo award-winning TAK Application Security Solution at upcoming events

The Trusted Application Kit (TAK) developed by G+D Mobile Security is an application security framework for mobile operating systems, like Android and iOS. Using TAK, developers can quickly and efficiently incorporate advanced security functions into their applications during the design process. TAK provides robust security without impact to app development time or the user experience […]

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