Category Archives: Card Industry News

Identiv Expands Global Distribution of Smart Card Readers and Credentials in Partnership with Leading Saudi Arabian Security Services Company

By | November 21, 2017

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Identiv, Inc.  (NASDAQ:INVE) today announced the company has entered into a distribution partnership with Development Trading Company(DTC), the first and leading security printing and services company in Saudi Arabia. In partnership with DTC, Identiv will bring its portfolio of highly secure smart card reader technology and credentials to the Middle East for… Read More »

Entrust Datacard Bolsters Support for Industry Standards and Modern Authentication with FIDO Alliance Membership

By | November 20, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, announced today that it has joined the FIDO Alliance, an industry consortium that provides specifications and certifications to enable organizations and their users more options to reduce reliance on passwords and other easily compromised credentials by deploying strong authentication solutions with an enhanced experience.… Read More »

GNDU inagurates Identity cum Debit Cards distribution

By | November 20, 2017

AMRITSAR : A special function was organized to distribute Identity cum Debit cards to the students in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office of Guru Nanak Dev University. Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu, Vice Chancellor inaugurated distribution of these cards to the students. On this occasion, Prof. Kamaljit Singh, Dean Academic Affairs; Prof. K.S. Kahlon, Registrar; Prof. SS. Behl, Dean Students welfare and… Read More »

Angola – New I.D card comes out on Monday

By | November 20, 2017

Luanda, ANGOLA, November 20 – A new Identity Document (I.D) cards for Angolan citizens, whose validity period is of ten years, starts to be issued this Monday, November 20, ANGOP has learnt. According to the national director for Civil Identification and Criminal Records, Felismina Gandu da Silva, at a press conference held last Friday, the new I.D document… Read More »

Secure Technology Alliance Announces 2017-2018 Board and Executive Leadership

By | November 20, 2017

Princeton Junction, N.J., November 20, 2017 – The Secure Technology Alliance today announced its new board of directors and seven-member executive committee to lead and provide guidance for the organization. The Secure Technology Alliance is the security industry’s premier association, bringing together thought leaders to stimulate understanding and widespread adoption of secure solutions and the related systems needed to protect privacy… Read More »

Elyctis introduces ID TAB Suite, a software environment that makes development of ID control applications easy for all developers

By | November 20, 2017

With ID TAB Suite, software developers benefit now from a new development environment that makes it easy to develop ID control applications for the ID TAB – 9” series tablet and other Elyctis readers running under Android. PERTUIS, FRANCE, November 20, 2017 – Elyctis, an expert in ID card and ePassport readers, introduces ID TAB Suite, a full… Read More »

Indonesia – KPK probes Setya’s wife in e-ID graft case

By | November 20, 2017

Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) investigators are set to question Deisti Astriani Tagor, the wife of House of Representatives Speaker and graft suspect Setya Novanto on Monday, as a witness in the e-ID graft case. Deisti will be questioned as she was the former commissioner of trading company PT Mondialindo Graha Perdana, that, according to evidence obtained by the… Read More »

Versasec Announces Plan to Protect Clients from ROCA

By | November 18, 2017

New York, NY, November 18, 2017 –(PR.com)– Versasec, the leader in smart card and virtual smart card management systems, today announced simple steps its clients can take to understand their ROCA vulnerability. The Return of Coppersmith’s Attack (ROCA), designates an updated version of an old attack that exposes the vulnerabilities of weak RSA keys. The attack is named… Read More »

Iran – Electronic ID Scheme Ends in March 2019

By | November 18, 2017

Secretary of Iran High Council of Cyberspace says every Iranian will have a smart ID card, a cyber identification number, and a digital signature by March 2019. According to the council’s website, Abolhassan Firouzabadi said, “Smart ID cards, cyber identification numbers and digital signatures are key to establishing and promoting e-governance. Every real and legal person should have… Read More »

STMicroelectronics : Statement from STMicroelectronics, following Moody’s upgrade to Baa3

By | November 16, 2017

Geneva – November 16, 2017. Carlo Ferro, Chief Financial Officer of STMicroelectronics, commented: ” Moody’s decision today is another tangible result of ST’s ongoing transformation, driven by sustainable revenue growth and underpinned by a solid financial position.  We anticipate 18% revenue growth this year (at the midpoint of our Q4 guidance), and in the third quarter we expanded our… Read More »

secunet Security Networks AG: Addition to the Management Board

By | November 16, 2017

[Essen, Germany, November 16, 2017] The Supervisory Board of secunet Security Networks AG today appointed Mr Axel Deininger to the company’s Management Board. With the addition of Deininger, previously Group Senior VP and Head of the Connectivity & Devices Division at G+D Mobile Security GmbH, secunet’s Management Board comprises three members, effective January 1, 2018. Axel Deininger will… Read More »

Time to Market Drastically Reduced for Banks to Deploy MOTION CODE™

By | November 16, 2017

Turn-key service enabling a fast deployment of MOTION CODE™ cards for the banks MOTION CODE™ replaces the static CVV2 of the payment card with a dynamic one November 16, 2017 01:00 AM Eastern Standard Time COLOMBES, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announced that MOTION CODE™ cryptograms can be deployed… Read More »

Sudan: Sheikhs – Electronic WFP Ration Card ‘Final Nail in Coffin’ for Darfur Camps

By | November 16, 2017

Zamzam Camp — The announcement by the UN World Food Programme (WFP) in Sudan of a switch to a National Number-based electronic ration card effective 11 December, has met with sharp criticism by leaders of the Darfur displaced who fear many of the most vulnerable people will “fall between the cracks”. Sheiks of the vast Zamzam camp for… Read More »

CEO of IDEX invited to speak at seminar on Biometrics in Banking and Payments

By | November 16, 2017

Oslo, Norway, 16 November 2017 – CEO of IDEX ASA, Dr Hemant Mardia, is providing the afternoon keynote at the European Association of Biometrics seminar on Biometrics in Banking and Payments in London on 17 November 2017. Dr Mardia’s presentation will reflect on why the new generation of biometric cards are a step change in convenient security, improving security while also… Read More »

Portrait microholograms from Optaglio

By | November 15, 2017

LOCHOVICE (November 15, 2017) – Optaglio, the global leader in high-resolution security holograms, today announced the introduction of microscopic particles (from 30 micrometers) that include an engraved portrait and full hologram with all visual effects. This innovation makes inspection easier and enhances user interest in protection elements which results in further growth in document security.   “Document security… Read More »

ID4Africa Joins the Secure Identity Alliance as Advisory Observer

By | November 15, 2017

Paris, November 15th, 2017 – The Secure Identity Alliance, the global identity and secure eServices advisory body, today announces that ID4Africa, a multi-stakeholder movement that promotes the transparent and responsible adoption of digital identity in the service of development in Africa, has joined the Association as an Advisory Observer. ID4Africa will support the Association’s work championing the role… Read More »

CPI Partners with Zwipe® to Bring Easy Biometric Upgrade to Cabinet-Level Security

By | November 15, 2017

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chatsworth Products (CPI) has partnered with Zwipe®, a biometric technology company, to deliver a highly secure, easy-to-deploy, dual-factor biometric access control system for data center cabinets with Zwipe Access Cards and CPI Electronic Access Control (EAC) Solutions. Elevating physical access control at the cabinet level provides a higher degree of security and control over IT… Read More »

Document Security Systems, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

By | November 14, 2017

ROCHESTER, NY–(Marketwired – Nov 14, 2017) –  Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE American: DSS), (“DSS”), a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication, and diversion protection technologies whose products and solutions are used by governments, corporations and financial institutions to defeat fraud and to help ensure the authenticity of both digital and physical financial instruments, identification documents, sensitive publications, brand packaging and… Read More »

GLOBALFOUNDRIES, Fudan team to deliver next generation dual interface smart card

By | November 14, 2017

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and Fudan Microelectronics Group today announced they have produced a next generation dual interface CPU card, using GF’s 55nm Low Power Extended (55LPx) technology platform. GF’s 55LPx platform has the capability to integrate multiple functions onto a single chip that results in a secure, low power, and cost effective solution uniquely suited for the Chinese bank card… Read More »

Ingenico Group Reveals Next-Generation of its Mobile PIN Pad Card Reader

By | November 14, 2017

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), the global leader in seamless payment, today announced the launch of the Moby/8500, the latest addition to the company’s suite of mobile point of sale (mPOS) card readers. Featuring a consumer-friendly, innovative design, the Moby/8500 provides a reliable, consistent and secure experience for both the cardholder and merchant. As one of the… Read More »