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Zwipe and Gemalto partner up to create biometric card payments

Biometric technology company Zwipe has announced that it has partnered with Gemalto, a worldwide card manufacturer, to pilot the first battery-less dual-interface fingerprint activated payment card with Bank of Cyprus. 2018 upcoming pilots Gemalto has confirmed multiple upcoming pilots in 2018, with the first of these being with Bank of Cyprus. Commenting on the cooperation, Sylvie Gibert, SVP of Payment Cards at Gemalto said, “We have spent the last 18 months extensively evaluating and...

Zwipe shares biometric authentication expertise at security industry events

Zwipe will have a major presence at two industry events over the next ten days. The team will be meeting with customers and partners in the trusted identity industry at Trustech and the UK banking and payments community at Fintech Connect Live! Smart biometric payment solutions Starting first this week in Cannes, France, Zwipe will be present at Trustech 2017, one of the longest-running and largest trusted identity conferences in the world. Zwipe will have a stand and meeting room located at L...

INTERPOL World 2017 receives strong support and participation from public and private sectors

INTERPOL World 2017 will see strong support and participation from international trade associations The second edition of INTERPOL World has garnered strong support from public and private sectors, both locally and on the international front. Owned by INTERPOL, the world’s largest police organisation with 190 member countries, the event is supported by Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), the World Economic Forum and CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under M...

Gemalto to acquire 3M’s Identity Management Business for US $850 million

The acquired business revenue is expected to grow at +10% CAGR with EBITDA margins above 20% by 2020 Gemalto, a provider of digital security, announced that it has entered into agreements to acquire 3M's Identity Management Business for US $850 million. 3M's Identity Management Business is comprised of 3M Cogent Inc., which provides a full spectrum of biometric solutions with a focus in civil identification, border control and law enforcement, and 3M's Document Reader and Secu...

Dave Birch and Martin Kuppinger announced as keynote speakers for Information Security Solutions Europe 2016

Information Security Solutions Europe is an independent, interdisciplinary security conference and exhibition EEMA, an independent not for profit, European think tank focusing on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things, and mobile applications, confirmed Director of Innovation at Consult Hyperion, Dave Birch, and CEO of KuppingerCole, Martin Kuppinger as the keynote speakers at the ISSE ‘Securing Future Europe...

Gemalto mobile biometric voter enrolment kits to support fair elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Gemalto’s Coesys Mobile Enrolment stations will help enrolment centres to rapidly acquire details of citizens, and instantly issue voter cards Gemalto has won an international tender to supply CENI, the National Independent Electoral Commission of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with 22,000 mobile biometric voter enrolment kits to support a comprehensive update of the country’s national voter register. Gemalto’s fully portable Coesys Mobile Enrolment...

COMPRION technical consultant Andras Talas new leader of SIMalliance eUICC Testing Group

The SIMalliance test specification covers the structure and coding required to build, remotely load, and install a profile on an eUICC Andras Talas, technical consultant at COMPRION, is the new leader of the SIMalliance eUICC Testing Group. Its goal is the creation of a new specification – the SIMalliance “eUICC Profile Package: Interoperable Format – Test Specification.” Talas explicates, “This test specification and the standardisation of a glob...

Gemalto to supply border and visa management system to Gabon’s Department of Homeland Security

The visa management system simplifies and speeds the issuance of visas, e-Visas and resident’s permits Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has been selected as end-to-end solution provider by Gabon’s Department of Homeland Security DGDI to supply and implement a fully integrated border and visa management system. The new scheme will strengthen national security, improve operational efficiency and enhance the travelling experience for people entering and...

Imprimerie Nationale joins EEIG Secure Identity Alliance as Board member to support development of digital identity solutions

Imprimerie Nationale will work with its counterparts in SIA to create conditions for confident dialogue on critical issues of security of identity Imprimerie Nationale, the French National Printing Group, and a leader in secure identity solutions, has joined the EEIG Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) as a member of the Board, alongside the founding members Gemalto, Oberthur Technologies and Safran Morpho. Critical issues of identity security As the secure eDocuments provider fo...

Gemalto biometric Coesys Mobile Enrollment station modernises Guinea’s national voter register

2,500 units of Gemalto’s portable biometric citizen registration kit was deployed throughout Guinea Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, has managed a comprehensive modernisation of Guinea’s voter register on behalf of CENI, the National Independent Electoral Commission in the country. This included the use of 2,500 units of the Coesys Mobile Enrollment station, a portable biometric citizen registration kit deployed throughout Guinea and reaching even the...

Mexico Corporate Security 2015 Forum to bring together senior security representatives

The Forum will address a variety of issues including present and emerging security challenges for investors Mexico is currently undergoing major reforms to the energy, telecommunications, education, and financial sectors and the Government is opening the door to $50 billion of international investment by 2018 in the wake of these reforms, but this boost in the economy is menaced by serious security risks. Companies wanting to benefit from the huge investment opportunities offe...

Allegion’s aptiQ Alliance Program members highlight aptiQ smart card technology at ISC West 2014

End users will learn to better leverage smart credentials to build increasing number of solutions available Allegion PLC, a leading global provider of security products and solutions, recently announced that, in Booth 20031 at the ISC West Exposition, attendees will see how Allegion and members of the aptiQ Alliance Program have come together to create an ecosystem of applications that support aptiQ smart card technology. The Alliance consists of global companies that are usi...