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Gemalto wins U.S. Government grant for digital driver’s license pilot

Gemalto is partnering with Colorado, Idaho, Maryland, and Washington D.C. to pilot digital driver’s licenses (DDLs). Gemalto received a government grant to support these jurisdictions to pilot the development of a smartphone-based credential, and will implement an interoperable solution of a magnitude not seen before in the market. This partnership includes a two year grant […]

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HID Global announces one of the world’s most Secure Citizen ID Cards

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced one of the world’s most secure citizen ID cards, featuring technologies that have been proven in its customers’ award-winning national passport and other government ID programs, such as the Irish Passport Card. Extending the benefits of its widely issued Optical Secure Media (OSM) card, […]

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PKO Bank Polski leads the charge for Government IDs

PKO Bank Polski says 30,000 of its online banking customers have moved to create ‘Trusted Profiles’, enabling them to log-on to Government services and electronically sign documents using just their banking IDs. The initiative forms part of the Polish Government’s “From paper to digital Poland” project conducted by the Ministry of Digital Affairs in cooperation […]

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Wibu-Systems implements Hyperstone memory controllers in CodeMeter hardware secure elements

Wibu-Systems, a leading enterprise in the field of secure license lifecycle management, has integrated Hyperstone’s controllers in all of its hardware secure elements (CmDongles) equipped with flash memory. With an impressive lineup of form factors (microSD, SD, CF, CFast cards, and USB devices), Wibu-Systems has selected Hyperstone’s technology, which is known for meeting the reliability […]

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Estonia eGovernance Academy joins the Secure Identity Alliance

The Secure Identity Association (SIA), the global identity and secure eServices advisory body, today announces that Estonia e-Governance Academy (eGA) has joined the Association as an Advisory Observer. As government’s around the world continue to wrestle with the considerable security, privacy and practical issues of delivering effective eService strategies, the need to share experiences and […]

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DFKI and Wibu-Systems bring “Security for Smart Production” to life in a demonstration at SmartFactory

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) with its Research Department Innovative Factory Systems and Wibu-Systems have developed a holistic security concept for the protection of industrial manufacturers. The S4SmartPro – “Security for Smart Production” – project was supported by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy and the German Federal Ministry […]

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Digital identity for all! – Safran delivers 10 million electronic ID cards in Chile

Safran Identity & Security has reached the threshold of 10 million ID cards delivered in Chile. 57% of the Chilean population now owns electronic identity cards to safeguard their identities and facilitate access to public online services.Chile is one of over 50 countries in the world who has implemented this type of system, which incorporates […]

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X Infotech marks 10th anniversary in eID, payment card industry

X Infotech, the provider of software solutions for identity documents and payment smart cards, officially marks 10 years in business with an anniversary celebration at its headquarters in Riga. X Infotech was founded in 2006 by Sergey Yeliseyev, Vadim Tereshko, Alexander Popov and Maris Birgelis. The company started with the distribution of partner products and […]

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