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Philippe Vallée to take over as Gemalto’s new CEO

Gemalto has announced that chief executive officer Olivier Piou has decided to retire from the company at the end of August, 2016. Philippe Vallée, currently chief operating officer of the firm, will be proposed by the board of directors at the annual general meeting of shareholders to become an executive director of the board and […]

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A new generation of electronic passport for Luxembourg’s citizens in 2015

The new biometric passport integrates a new polycarbonate data page with overt and covert security features . It holds 2 fingerprints in addition to the holder’s portrait and uses the Supplemental Access Control (SAC) protocol, a set of security features defined by the International Civil Agency Organization, to protect data contained in the micro-processor. The […]

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California selects Gemalto for automated identity document verification

Gemalto has successfully provided the nearly 200 California Department of Motor Vehicle (California DMV) field and investigative offices with its advanced Coesys Document Verification software solution. DMV officials can verify the authenticity of such documents as passports, identity cards and driver licenses by simply checking the graphical data and security features against reference templates from […]

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Interview: “Veridos pools much sought-after expertise”

Interview with Hans Wolfgang Kunz and Hermann Sterzinger, Veridos GmbH Giesecke & Devrient and Bundesdruckerei, the two distinguished German specialists in secure government solutions, have come together to bundle their international ID business and launched the Veridos joint venture at the beginning of the year. In this interview, Hans Wolfgang Kunz and Hermann Sterzinger tell […]

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Gemalto launches unique ultra-thin electronic passport inlay and cover

Gemalto has launched the Sealys Premium inlays and eCovers for electronic passports, a new innovative solution that delivers more flexibility in their bookbinding operations, as well as enhanced aesthetic qualities. Unique to Gemalto, Sealys Premium inlays and eCovers will enable national printers to optimize the efficiency of their manufacturing processes whilst creating ePassports that are […]

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Gemalto presents findings of its alleged NSA / GCHQ hacking investigation: “Serious, sophisticated attacks”

Gemalto presents the findings of its investigations into the alleged hacking of SIM card encryption keys by Britain’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) and the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA).  The company states that “No breaches were found in the infrastructure running our SIM activity or in other parts of the secure network which manage our […]

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Gemalto acquires Trüb AG’s secure document business

The Gvt ID industry consolidates further with market leader Gemalto’s recent announcement of its acquisition of Trüb’s secure document business. Trüb has a 150 year history of secure printing. Headquartered in Aarau, Switzerland, it has been a pioneer in eco-friendly and highly secure polycarbonate technology. Today, Trüb provides identification solutions primarily to governments and banks […]

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The Netherlands selects Gemalto to introduce new electronic driving license

Gemalto is delivering its Sealys electronic driving license to RDW, the public body responsible for driver licensing and vehicle registration in the Netherlands. The Gemalto driving license combines visual, physical and electronic security features that provide strong protection against fraud and forgery. In addition, a contactless microprocessor securely stores all the individual details printed on […]

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