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One Identity Acquires Balabit to Bolster Privileged Access Management Solutions

One Identity, a Quest Software business and proven leader in helping organizations get identity and access management (IAM) right, today announced the acquisition of Balabit Corp., a leading provider of privileged access management (PAM), privileged account analytics and log management solutions that help businesses reduce the risk of data breaches associated with privileged accounts. Balabit’s […]

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HID Global supports facial recognition with HID approve mobile authentication platform

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, has announced that its HID Approve™ two-factor mobile authentication and verification platform now supports Apple’s iPhone X Face ID facial recognition system. The company expects facial recognition to play an increasingly important role in its authentication offering, combined with threat and fraud detection. “With the growing […]

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Big gaps emerge between countries on attitudes towards data protection in the cloud

Gemalto has released a study that reveals that while the vast majority of global companies (95%) have adopted cloud services, there is a wide gap in the level of security precautions applied by companies in different markets. Organizations admitted that on average, only two-fifths (40%) of the data stored in the cloud is secured with […]

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Ghana Government Launches Instant Electronic ID Issuance with Entrust Datacard

Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, has announced its technology will be used by the government of Ghana — through a partnership with Identity Management Systems (IMS), a subsidiary of Margins Group — to instantly issue national identity cards to Ghanaian citizens. In line with the directive from […]

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Kyrgyzstan to produce biometric international passports after 6 months

The State Registration Service (SRS) plans to start issuing biometric international passports from the second half of 2018, Kabar with reference to the press service of the SRS reported. The equipment for the manufacture of passports has already been acquired with the support of UNDP and the Government of Japan. The new equipment provides a wide range […]

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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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