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, ...

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 ...

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 ...


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

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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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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Botswana selects Morpho South Africa to provide a single multi-biometric platform for ID

Safran Identity & Security, through its subsidiary Morpho South Africa, has signed a contract with the Government of Botswana, represented by the Botswana Police Service, for an upgrade and rationalization of their legacy AFIS (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) platforms into a single, multi-biometric and multi-use new-generation platform. The Botswana Police Service (BPS)looking to Safran Identity […]

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National Police Board of Finland and Gemalto win award for new ePassports and eID cards

The National Police Board of Finland and Gemalto have been announced as joint winners of the 2017 Award for Best Regional ID Document, reflecting their successful collaboration on the creation of the Nordic country’s latest ePassport and eID card. The presentation was made by Reconnaissance, organizers of the High Security Printing EMEA Conference on March […]

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Gemalto finalizes the acquisition of 3M’s Identity Management Business

Gemalto has closed the acquisition of 3M’s Identity Management Business after approval by the relevant regulatory and antitrust authorities. Local share transfer formalities are still underway in two countries and are expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2017. This strategic acquisition rounds out Gemalto’s Government Programs offering by adding biometric technologies and more […]

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€50,000 reward for breaking Wibu-Systems patented encryption method

For the opening of the Hannover Messe, Wibu-Systems, the leading provider of secure license management in the industrial world, has launched a new global hacking contest to prove the validity and strength of Blurry Box®, a new revolutionary encryption method. Starting today, online registrations are open to all hackers at http://www.blurrybox.com. The contestants will have […]

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Leveraging secure license management to ignite the digital economy

There is nothing like seeing cybersecurity in action before your eyes to understand how it can be employed in your business. That’s the spirit that has driven Wibu-Systems to organize an intense demonstration program for the upcoming edition of the Hannover Messe. In its own exhibition space in hall 8, booth D05, and alongside dozens […]

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Bronze Podium for CodeMeter µEmbedded at the Electronic Product of the Year Awards 2017

CodeMeter µEmbedded, the Wibu-Systems’ CodeMeter variant made especially for software developers to protect application code and intellectual property against reverse engineering on microcontrollers and Field Programmable Gate Arrays, has taken the third place in the annual Electronic Product of the Year competition led by the German publishing group WEKA. The award ceremony that took place […]

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Smartrac completes sale of Secure ID & Transactions business to Linxens

RFID and IoT pacesetter Smartrac has announced that it has completed the divesture of its Secure ID & Transactions Business Division to the Linxens Group. Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed. The transaction, first announced in November 2016, enables Smartrac to further enhance the development of innovative RFID products and IoT-based solutions leveraging […]

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Wibu-Systems introduces the world’s smallest dongle with flash memory

After almost three decades as a global leader in software protection against counterfeiting, reverse engineering, and tampering, Wibu-Systems keeps surprising the market with technological innovations year after year. CmStick/CM, the newcomer to CodeMeter’s hardware element family for secure key storage, comes in a futuristic design that is not just elegant, slim, and ultra-compact in size, […]

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Andorra claims to have the most secure passport in Europe

OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, today announces that it has been selected by the Andorran government to provide latest generation passports based on Lasink™ technology. OT’s Lasink™ technology is used to bolster passport security and specifically passport photos. The 5-year contract covers passports, enrolment stations […]

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