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HJP sells eID Testing business unit to secunet

secunet is expanding its core expertise in the Homeland Security division and so is acquiring a business unit from HJP Consulting, based in Borchen, North Rhine-Westphalia. With this partial transfer of operations, secunet will be taking on experts in electronic identity documents (eID), whilst also bringing on board the test tool GlobalTester, used for examining […]

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Fujitsu expands Palm Vein Authentication product range

Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Frontech Limited have announced the addition of two new products – the FUJITSU Biometric Authentication PalmSecure-F Pro, which is a sensor that can be embedded into equipment, and the FUJITSU Biometric Authentication Palm Vein Authentication Board – to their line of palm vein authentication devices. Sales of the new products will […]

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FIDO certifies Safran’s biometric authentication solutions for eID (electronic ID) cards

Safran Identity & Security, the world leader in security and identity solutions, announced today that FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance has certified its solution enabling biometric authentication through electronic ID (eID) cards. Safran Identity & Security helps governments offer more secure access to public or private e-services to their citizens by providing eID cards compliant […]

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Mocana Security of Things Platform integrates support for the Infineon OPTIGA TPM

Infineon Technologies AG and Mocana Corporation are taking IoT security to the next level. Embedded systems security specialist Mocana is to integrate support for the Infineon OPTIGA™ TPM (Trusted Platform Module) security controller as a standard feature into its latest Security of Things Platform™. Developers who choose Mocana’s platform for smart factories, infrastructure, automotive and […]

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Cameroon tackles identity fraud with Gemalto’s advanced eID solution

Gemalto is supporting DGSN, the General Delegation for National Security in Cameroon, in tackling fraud and document counterfeiting with the deployment of Sealys Color in PC for polycarbonate eID cards, a first in Africa. This innovative approach consists in laser engraving high resolution color photos into the durable Sealys card body to provide Cameroon with […]

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Gemalto significantly expands big data security offerings

Gemalto has announced a major expansion of its industry-leading SafeNet data protection portfolio that makes it easier for enterprises to protect big data deployments in the cloud, data center, and virtualized environments. Gemalto’s SafeNet data encryption and tokenization solutions can now be used to secure data in the most widely used big data environments through […]

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Atos implements automated facial recognition for vehicle control at the Spanish border

Atos, through its commercial brand Bull, has announced that CENTINELA, its border control solution, now includes facial recognition and is now part of Atos license plate monitoring solution provided to Spain’s Authorities.  CENTINELA manages Spanish border crossing points in an automatic way, analysing the information of incoming vehicles, their owners, and now, thanks to the […]

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One-stop ID solution with AGFA security materials

One-stop ID solution with AGFA security materials AGFA, longtime expert of card materials with integrated security, presents its solution using sphoto imaging combined with stretch polyester to create durability. This combination allows the highest security. In terms of their proposal, AGFA is trying to avoid any pre-printed cards entering the value-chain. With AGFA’s offering cards […]

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