G4S Canada Announces Partnership with Zwipe

By | November 20, 2017

G4S, Canada’s leading security solutions company, will now offer its customers the latest in access control solutions thanks to an agreement with Zwipe, a world leader in biometric technology. Zwipe offers the world’s smallest and most portable biometric reader, allowing companies to upgrade to dual factor authentication without having to change a single reader or install any additional… 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 »

FIDO Alliance Launches European Working Group to Expand Use of Authentication Standards

By | November 14, 2017

LONDON, November 14, 2017 – The FIDO Alliance today announced the launch of a FIDO Europe Working Group to accelerate the use of FIDO authentication standards in Europe. This move comes as financial services firms, telecommunications companies and the broader ecosystem are balancing new regulatory demands with rapidly evolving customer expectations. FIDO authentication, already available from many service providers and technology… Read More »

Monaco Selects Gemalto’s Innovative Metal Card to Bring Power of Cryptocurrency to Every Wallet

By | November 14, 2017

HONG KONG, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Monaco, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that it has selected Gemalto to supply innovative card bodies, among which are high-end metal cards for Monaco’s range of Visa Platinum cards. Such cards, coupled with the Monaco app, deliver perfect interbank exchange rates and up to 2% cryptocurrency cashback on all purchases. In the financial services world,… Read More »

Jamaica – NIDS Green Light – Senate Passes Nat’l ID Bill Despite Opposition Resistance

By | November 14, 2017

Jamaica will have its National Identification System (NIDS) after all. Hot-tempered exchanges and unkind comments by senators marred the afternoon session of yesterday’s Senate deliberations on the NIDS Bill in the Upper House. However the contentious legislation was passed with 168 amendments at 9:13 p.m. The Opposition voted against the bill. More than 80 minutes was spent debating… Read More »

Precise Biometrics – Reduced Sales Due To Fewer Customer Projects

By | November 14, 2017

Sales dropped during the third quarter due to the company’s having won fewer customer projects because of tough competition in the market for capacitive sensors. The lower level of sales resulted in an operating loss. The technology shift from capacitive sensors to new sensor technologies is opening up new opportunities. Precise Biometrics is involved in several projects involving… Read More »

AYA Bank, MPU, JCB Introduce First Corporate Credit Card in Myanmar

By | November 14, 2017

Yangon and Tokyo, Nov 14, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – Ayeyarwady Bank (AYA Bank), a major commercial bank in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Myanmar Payment Union (MPU), and JCB International Co. Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced that AYA Bank has launched the AYA Universal Corporate MPU-JCB Co-Branded Card in Myanmar. This is… Read More »

SPS “Hybrid 8” Module Brings Security and Ease of Management to ID Documents

By | November 14, 2017

ROUSSET, FRANCE (PRWEB) NOVEMBER 14, 2017 Smart Packaging Solutions, a world leader in eID documents, introduces “Hybrid 8,” its new module, for hybrid cards (including two chips: one contact and one contactless), an optimized solution that allows last-step embedding, easing the manufacturing process and delivering needs security thanks to simple and reliable processes. With Hybrid 8 module, the manufacturing… Read More »