Author Archives | Steve Atkins

Wibu-Systems Blurry Box Cryptography Named Product of the Year by Electronic Products Magazine

Wibu-Systems, an innovative security technology leader in the global software licensing market, announced today that it was honored by Electronic Products magazine with one of the twelve Product of the Year awards for its Blurry Box cryptography technology. The editors of Electronic Products, which is owned by the media group AspenCore, undertook a rigorous vetting […]

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Cryptovision CEO Markus Hoffmeister travels Africa with German Federal President and Federal Economics Minister

When German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier paid a state visit to Ghana and Gambia last week, he was accompanied by Federal Minister of Economics Brigitte Zypries and ex-soccer player Gerald Asamoah. In addition, about 15 German top managers joined the delegation – among them cryptovision-CEO Markus Hoffmeister. The first destination was Ghana. In Ghana the […]

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Thales and Gemalto create a world leader in digital security

Thales and Gemalto have announce that they have reached an agreement on a recommended all-cash offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Gemalto, for a price of €51 per share cum dividend. “The acquisition of Gemalto marks a key milestone in the implementation of Thales’s strategy. Together with Gemalto’s management, we have big […]

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New partners for De La Rue

De La Rue and its local partner Pastoriza SRL, have been selected by the Direccion General de Pasaportes following a tender process, to develop a new design for the Dominican Republic’s refreshed machine readable passport.  The new passport entails a complete redesign of the current document, placing it firmly at the forefront of passport innovation […]

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Protecting medical big-data

By Daniela Previtali, Wibu-Systems.   On 11 September 2016, a gang of three men drove up to a hospital in the quiet seaside town of Sande on Germany’s North Sea coast. CCTV recordings show the men walk into the hospital and come out again, unperturbed, with almost a million Euro’s worth of medical equipment stashed […]

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Don’t get left behind by quickly changing PKI Standards

By Tomas Gustavsson, PrimeKey  As cybersecurity gets more complex and the threat landscape evolves, PKI is there as always, as one of the underpinnings of a robust security infrastructure. As technology evolves faster, so does the PKI, and your teams that are responsible for operations must be on their toes to keep up. Running a […]

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Biometrics 
- marrying security and convenience

By Isabelle Moeller, Biometrics Institute. Only biometrics can unify the age-old opposing forces of user-experience and digital security. When it happens, the effect will be remarkable. Thanks, in no small part, to the whims of Hollywood, biometrics have become something of a go-to metaphor for bleeding edge, bullet- proof security. It’s easy to see why: […]

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Reducing cost through ePassport and eID synergies

By Veronica Atkins, Silicon Trust. The fast digitization of society continuously brings new challenges to the public sector, its offerings and its service infrastructure. Electronic identification (eID) allows citizens to access online services, using, for example, a secure token in the form of an ID card. During the last two decades, governments all over the […]

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