Protecting medical big-data

By Daniela Previtali, Wibu-Systems.   On 11 September 2016, a gang of three men drove up to a hospital in the quiet seaside town of Sande on Germany’s North Sea ...

Don’t get left behind by quickly changing PKI Standards

By Tomas Gustavsson, PrimeKey  As cybersecurity gets more complex and the threat landscape evolves, PKI is there as always, as one of the underpinnings of a robust security infrastructure. As ...

Reducing cost through ePassport and eID synergies

By Veronica Atkins, Silicon Trust. The fast digitization of society continuously brings new challenges to the public sector, its offerings and its service infrastructure. Electronic identification (eID) allows citizens to ...


- marrying security and convenience

By Isabelle Moeller, Biometrics Institute. Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing ...

Quality is always the best investment

A quick word with Dirk Melzer  Cost of ownership is an important ...

CodeMeter Manifesto Explained – Shaping Software Monetization

By Wibu-Systems. We believe in six core values that are shaping the ...

Articles & Editorials

New partners for De La Rue

De La Rue and its local partner Pastoriza SRL, have been selected by the Direccion General de Pasaportes following a tender process, to develop a new design for the Dominican Republic’s refreshed machine readable passport.  The new passport entails a complete redesign of the current document, placing it firmly at the forefront of passport innovation […]

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Top 10 considerations on how to boost security while reducing total cost of ownership

By Craig Sandness, HID Global  With security concerns ever on the rise, today’s enterprise corporations, healthcare facilities, educational campuses and government agencies are seeking reliable, scalable and cost-effective solutions for producing secure ID badges on-demand. These credentials come in many forms and can serve one or more purposes – from a simple photo identification (ID) […]

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Flexibility and transparency are key

By Markus Hoffmeister, cryptovision  Implementing an ID project is an immense investment for any government or public sector institution. With lifetimes as long as ten years, identification schemes are all about return on investment. Whether it is a national ID project on the African continent or an educational ID project in South America, the total […]

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Saving cost with innovative packaging systems

By Helmut Strycek, Infineon Technologies.  Total Cost of Ownership is a key decision making point for governments throughout the world. With different national ID card lifetimes, public sector implementations have to be planned long- term: The investments taken at the start of a project may be higher than, for example, in a singular payment or […]

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Gemalto rejects unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos

Gemalto N.V. has announces that it has rejected the unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos SE (Atos) for a possible recommended cash offer for all issued and outstanding shares of the Company at an offer price of EUR46 per share (cum dividend) set forth in letters received from Atos on 28 November, 8 December and 11 […]

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Better data security for vehicle communication with AURIX™ by Infineon and CycurHSM by ESCRYPT

The more connectivity and automated driving functions are built into cars, the more important embedded IT security becomes for vehicle communication. Infineon Technologies AG and ESCRYPT GmbH work closely together in the field of automobile cybersecurity. Both companies are now offering a solution that encrypts on-board communication and makes it more secure while considering future […]

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New partner for identification platform Verimi

The new European identification, registration and data platform Verimi welcomes further support: Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), world market leader for the validation of payment transactions, identification, connectivity and data becomes a new shareholder. Donata Hopfen, CEO of Verimi, said: “With Giesecke+Devrient we are happy to welcome a new partner on board that brings a high level of expertise in the areas of […]

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Inside Secure protects Lufthansa Technik’s inflight entertainment on passenger devices

Inside Secure and Lufthansa Technik, one of the leading providers of technical aircraft services in the world, announced they are working together to protect Android and iOS applications of Lufthansa Technik’s wireless IFE (Inflight Entertainment) »nice« brand systems. This includes the »nicemedia« and »nice HD« system. This extends the companies’ multi-year cooperation of bringing secured IFE […]

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