Gemalto News

GlobalPlatform celebrates 20th year in the industry with the launch of new initiatives and confirming new Board of Directors

GlobalPlatform has hailed its 20th year as a strategic milestone in its mission to create collaborative and open ecosystems in which stakeholders can efficiently deliver innovative digital services, while providing greater security, privacy, simplicity and convenience for users. Kevin Gillick, Executive Director of GlobalPlatform, comments: “Twenty years ago, we set out to create an environment for experts to develop the foundations for innovative digital services and devices. Billions of...

NatWest UK unveils UK’s first biometric payment card trial, in collaboration with Gemalto and Fingerprints (Fingerprint Cards AB)

NatWest has rolled out the UK’s first biometric payment card trial. The card is provided by Gemalto and is using Fingerprints’ T-shape sensor module and newly-announced software platform for payments. Its ultra-low power consumption means that the card does not need to feature a battery, as it borrows power from the contactless POS terminals, and superior biometric performance ensures both security and convenience for its user. This is the first trial in the UK, a leading and pionee...

Gemalto selects Fingerprint Cards to secure sensors for dual-interface biometric payment cards

Fingerprint Cards' (Fingerprints) technology has been selected by Gemalto to bring additional performance to its next generation of dual interface payment cards. Gemalto, the world provider of digital security, will offer biometric EMV payment cards to its bank customers, using Fingerprints' T-Shape sensor and licensing the recently-launched Biometric Software Platform for payments. The initial order confirms the commitment of both companies to accelerate the deployment of biometric payment car...

ANSecurity and Gemalto help Trustology deliver Blockchain technology to secure digital assets

ANSecurity, a specialist in advanced network and data security, has announced a successful project with Gemalto to help Trustology deliver innovative Blockchain technology used to secure digital assets. Blockchain has become a hot technology concept but 2019 will be the year that its adoption will start to enter the wider market beyond crypto currencies. ANSecurity is working with a UK pioneer to ensure that security is at the forefront. Key protection against cyber and physical threats Trust...

A brief report on happenings at ISC East 2018

Thousands of security professionals gathered Nov. 14-15 at the Javits Center in New York City to explore new products, solutions and technologies, network with security luminaries and obtain high-quality industry education. ISC East, sponsored by the Security Industry Association (SIA), is the Northeast’s largest security industry event; more than 7,000 security professionals attended or exhibited at this year’s conference. Following day 1 of ISC East, SIA gathered industry luminar...

DigiCert, Gemalto and ISARA partnership aims to offer reliable key management for next-gen IoT devices

DigiCert Inc., the global provider of scalable PKI solutions for identity and encryption, Gemalto, a global provider in digital security, and ISARA Corp., the provider of quantum-safe security solutions, announced a partnership to develop advanced quantum-safe digital certificates and secure key management for connected devices commonly referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT). “DigiCert, Gemalto and ISARA are collaborating today to solve tomorrow’s problem of defending connected...

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...