Author Archives | Steve Atkins

Cognitec Hires Terry Hartmann as VP to drive growth in the APAC biometrics market

Renowned biometrics pioneer Terry Hartmann will lead business development and client relations as Vice President Asia Pacific at Cognitec Systems Pty Ltd. Hartmann will direct an international sales and support team to meet the demands of an expanding biometrics market in the region. Governments in Australia, New Zealand and many Asian countries are investing heavily […]

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Wibu-Systems’ secure licensing tech: multi-platform, multi-vendor & multi-purpose

At this years Embedded World 2017 (hall 4, booth 540, 14-16 March), Wibu-Systems will prove how CodeMeter’s protection, licensing, and security technology is serving the embedded system community with the most advanced, modular, and neatly designed architecture available today. Conditions and requirements in the industrial environment are extreme, diverse, and complex. CodeMeter harmonizes this heterogeneous […]

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Spec standardizes management of Trusted Execution Environments and Trusted Applications

Technical standards body GlobalPlatform has published a framework which details how trusted applications hosted on a GlobalPlatform compliant Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) can be remotely and dynamically managed. The framework is applicable to any type of device including mobile and IoT devices and will be used by service providers, TEE implementers, device makers, trusted application […]

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Gemalto: consumers aware of online security risks but business are responsible for breaches

Gemalto have released the findings of its 2016 Data Breaches and Customer Loyalty report, revealing that consumers put responsibility for protecting their personal data firmly at the hands of the organizations holding their data – and not themselves. According to the 9,000 consumers surveyed in Australia, Benelux, France, Germany, Russia, UAE, Saudi Arabia, India, Japan, […]

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Cryptovision at 2016 Trustech, Cannes

Cryptovision visited last year’s Trustech and connected with many partners and customers. The exhibition and conference premiered in 2016 in Cannes and did so quite successfully. Silicon Trust took the opportunity to question some of the experts at the show about their take on collaboration and partnership in the secure ID industry. Watch this video […]

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HID Global predicts that 2017 will be the year for Identity Technology Industry

By HID Global. HID Global® is forecasting a shift in the use of identity technology that will lead to increased adoption of mobile devices and the latest smart card technology, a greater emphasis and reliance on the cloud, and a radical new way of thinking of trust in smart environments and Internet of Things (IoT). […]

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HID Global enable End-to-End Identity & Access Management for physical and IT Security

HID Global® have revealed what it is calling “the industry’s first end-to-end identity access management solution that enables government agencies and other organizations requiring higher security to use a single credential for accessing doors, IT systems, networks and data”.  The company’s new HID PIV™ (Personal Identity Verification) solution provides complete identity lifecycle management – from […]

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With OT, Burkina Faso now has the most secure driving license in Africa

OT’s (Oberthur Technologies) cutting edge solution, Lasink™, has been chosen by Burkina Faso through a multi-year contract to supply highly secure vehicle registration documents and driving licenses. Through a public-private partnership, Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Transport, Urban Mobility and Road Safety has decided to introduce ultra-secure driving licenses and vehicle registration documents in order to […]

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