Articles & Editorials

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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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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Top 10 considerations on how to boost security while reducing total cost of ownership

By Craig Sandness, HID Global  With security concerns ever on the rise, today’s enterprise corporations, healthcare facilities, educational campuses and government agencies are seeking reliable, scalable and cost-effective solutions for producing secure ID badges on-demand. These credentials come in many forms and can serve one or more purposes – from a simple photo identification (ID) […]

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Quality is always the best investment

A quick word with Dirk Melzer  Cost of ownership is an important topic throughout the ID value chain. Production equipment will make up for a substantial part of any new system, so we caught up with Dirk Melzer of the family-run business Melzer maschinenbau, to find out how to best address the topic of ensuring […]

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Flexibility and transparency are key

By Markus Hoffmeister, cryptovision  Implementing an ID project is an immense investment for any government or public sector institution. With lifetimes as long as ten years, identification schemes are all about return on investment. Whether it is a national ID project on the African continent or an educational ID project in South America, the total […]

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Saving cost with innovative packaging systems

By Helmut Strycek, Infineon Technologies.  Total Cost of Ownership is a key decision making point for governments throughout the world. With different national ID card lifetimes, public sector implementations have to be planned long- term: The investments taken at the start of a project may be higher than, for example, in a singular payment or […]

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Gemalto rejects unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos

Gemalto N.V. has announces that it has rejected the unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos SE (Atos) for a possible recommended cash offer for all issued and outstanding shares of the Company at an offer price of EUR46 per share (cum dividend) set forth in letters received from Atos on 28 November, 8 December and 11 […]

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Better data security for vehicle communication with AURIX™ by Infineon and CycurHSM by ESCRYPT

The more connectivity and automated driving functions are built into cars, the more important embedded IT security becomes for vehicle communication. Infineon Technologies AG and ESCRYPT GmbH work closely together in the field of automobile cybersecurity. Both companies are now offering a solution that encrypts on-board communication and makes it more secure while considering future […]

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