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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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The Silicon Trust Forum 2016 Agenda is now online

The agenda for the Silicon Trust Forum 2016 is now finalized. Please contact veronica.atkins (a) if you are interested in attending this event. Date: September 15th 2016 Location: Infineon Campeon Conference Centre 9.30 Welcome & Introduction; Ingo Liersch, Infineon Technologies 9.40 Session 1: Secure ID Application Update 9.40 Strong Authentication & the FIDO standard, […]

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OT’s ESE gets 4 new certifications for biometric-compliant payment and for transport

OT (Oberthur Technologies), has announces that its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT®, is the first eSE worldwide to be certified by Visa, MasterCard and Amex for biometric-compliant payment applets (VISA VMPA v1.4, MasterCard MCM v1.1 and AMEX v2.0), as well as by OSPT Alliance (CIPURSE™ V2) for urban transport applications and value added services. […]

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Korean airports upgrade access control with CIPURSE based security

Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) have recently implemented a new solution to strengthen its airport access control systems for its personnel based on the CIPURSE™ security standard. Infineon Technologies AG supplied the security chips for the electronic access control cards handed out to the staff. The new system is already in use in three of the 14 […]

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Veridos contracted to supply passports to Jordan

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has awarded Veridos a contract to produce and deliver its passports for the next few years. These passports will be machine-readable and meet the requirements laid down by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for international travel. “Giesecke & Devrient, one of our parent companies, has been providing passports to […]

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Republic of Mali chooses OT for electronic passport

OT (Oberthur Technologies) has signed a contract with the Government of the Republic of Mali, following an invitation to tender, to supply a complete solution for issuing electronic passports which meet the strictest international security standards. The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) grants OT a contract for 10 years, during which time the Republic of Mali will […]

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