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VIDEO: Sell and license your protected software via SAP

WIBU SYSTEMS is well known in the industry for the protection, licensing and security of software. In this video, Rüdiger Kügler, security expert at WIBU SYSTEMS talks about how security licenses can be delivered; either through a dongle or by bonding the license to properties of a specific computer with software based activation. But now […]

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Internet of Things – secure authentication and communication are vital for success

By Dr. Stefan Hofschen, Division President Chip Card & Security, Infineon Technologies AG The real and virtual worlds are growing together even further to become the Internet of Things through the networking of machines, people and businesses. More and more devices and machines interact independently in networked systems and applications such as Industry 4.0, autonomous […]

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MasterCard and Zwipe launch world’s first biometric contactless payment card

MasterCard and Zwipe have announced their partnership for the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor. The launch of the card comes after a successful live pilot with Norway’s Sparebanken DIN, aligned to the Eika Group, as an answer to the complex challenge of providing a fast, convenient payment […]

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Imprimerie Nationale selects Gemalto for the French electronic driving license

Gemalto is to deliver its Sealys electronic driving license to Imprimerie Nationale, the French public printing office, as part of a multi-year contract. Gemalto’s secure embedded software will allow the polycarbonate driving license incorporating a microprocessor to be read and verified via a contactless reader. Imprimerie Nationale also selected Gemalto’s Coesys Issuance solution to personalize […]

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Gemalto launches strong authentication solution for cloud service providers

Gemalto has announced its Protiva Cloud Confirm for frictionless and secure access to cloud based services. The user-friendly and easily deployable software as a service (SaaS) solution enables strong multi-factor authentication designed to be deployed by cloud service providers (CSP). Enhancing the security and convenience of overall cloud computing for corporate customers, the packaged solution also includes […]

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Digital Identifications Solutions becomes Matica Technologies AG

Silicon Trust Partner Digital Identification Solutions AG will begin operating under the new name Matica Technologies AG. While the name change is effective immediately, other elements of the new brand identity will be transitioned in phases over the next year. The Group confirms with this step its company strategy with the global availability of its […]

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Identive appoints US-based Jason Hart as new CEO

Identive Group announced that its board of directors has appointed Jason Hart as chief executive officer and director, effective immediately. Ayman S. Ashour, who had been CEO since 2010, has resigned his executive role but will remain on the board of directors as non-executive chairman. Hart previously served as executive vice president of Identive’s Identity […]

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Gemalto provides end-to-end ePassport solution for the Sultanate of Oman

Gemalto is to provide the Royal Oman Police with an end-to-end electronic passport solution for the Sultanate. Applicants will be issued with state-of-the-art secure travel documents in line with Oman’s goal to provide enhanced services and protection to its citizens, using the latest digital security technologies. The turnkey solution encompasses Gemalto’s ICAO* compliant Sealys ePassport […]

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