Author Archives | Steve Atkins

Harmonisation of the Identity Ecosystem: a pragmatic view

By Dr. Joseph J. Atick, Executive Chairman, ID4Africa Harmonization is the theme of this year’s ID4Africa Annual Meeting. It is a term that has received a lot of attention recently because of the current fragmentation in the African identity ecosystems. But what does it really mean? And how can a country achieve it? An ecosystem […]

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Ambassadors for African Identity

By Steve Atkins, Program Director, The Silicon Trust One of the more compelling elements of the ID4Africa Movement (and there are many) is its use of what it terms ‘Ambassadors’ within its Ambassadors Program. Less a description of a career diplomat, more an inclusive approach to identify and recognize individuals working with Governmental roles in […]

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World IoT day – the security of connected devices

IoT Day takes place each year on April 9th to celebrate and promote the Internet of Things. The Industrial Internet Consortium is hosting a Virtual Summit that brings together short and incisive keynotes and interviews with industry experts. This will give further impulse to companies for collaborating, sharing advice, discussing best practices, and thinking about […]

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De La Rue to challenge UK Government decision to award Gemalto passport contract

The post-Brexit passport will not be produced by the British company De La Rue, who currently hold the contract for UK passport production version, its chief executive confirmed. It is understood that Gemalto won the tender for the £490m printing job. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, the chief executive of De La Rue, […]

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Automatic license updates: A powerful new feature of CodeMeter License Central

Wibu-Systems, the winner of 2017 CODiE Award for Best Content Rights and Entitlement Solution, has enriched its CodeMeter License Central secure license management platform with a new functionality: The ability to withdraw licenses that have been accidentally issued and replace them with the correct ones, whether they were already collected or not. CodeMeter License Central […]

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Infineon Technologies equips Juniper Networks with hardware-based security solutions

Routers and other network equipment face increasingly sophisticated threats. Successful attackers can gain access to critical systems, modify network configurations and access customer data. That’s why Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, has invested in enhanced security by adding hardware-based security solutions to its already robust secure networking portfolio. Juniper […]

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Entrust Datacard and Infineon Partner to Reduce Complexities with Securing IoT Deployments

Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, today announced it has joined the Infineon Security Partner Network (ISPN). The ISPN is part of Infineon Technologies AG, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions used in automotive, industrial, computing and Internet of Things applications. The ISPN is composed of associated and […]

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G+D Mobile Security Launches World’s first SSD with an embedded Secure Element (eSE)

At this year’s Embedded World event in Nuremberg, Germany,  G+D Mobile Security launched the world’s first SSD (Solid State Drive) with an embedded Secure Element (eSE). This new product addresses the need for maximum, tamper-proof security of data stored on a SSD. With “CryptoCore SSD”, sensitive and confidential data can be stored easily and with […]

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