Tag Archives: North America

IDEMIA Chosen as a Supplier for Cards & Associated Services by L.A. Metro

By | November 27, 2017

BILLERICA, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, today announces that it has been selected by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) as the supplier of TAP cards, and associated personalization services. TAP cards are contactless smart cards designed for use on buses and trains. Metro in Southern California is… Read More »

CPI Card Group Inc. Amended Omnibus Incentive Plan

By | November 24, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group Inc. (Nasdaq:PMTS; TSX:PMTS) (“CPI Card Group” or the “Company”) reports that certain previously announced amendments to the Company’s Omnibus Incentive Plan (the “Plan”) became effective on November 14, 2017. As previously disclosed, the Plan was amended and restated to, among other things: increase the number of shares of common stock of the Company… Read More »

Bell Mobility Launches eSIM Devices with G+D Mobile Security

By | November 22, 2017

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — G+D Mobile Security, a global leader in the management of digital identities and eSIM technology, has announced a partnership with Bell Mobility to provide an eSIM management solution for Bell customers. With eSIM enabled devices, Bell customers are able to activate and manage their device subscriptions anytime and anywhere.  G+D Mobile Security‘s technology provides secure,… Read More »

HID Global Wins Award for Deployment of Its Cloud-Based ID Personalization and Issuance Solution at Kent State University

By | November 13, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced it has won the 2017 SSI Security Solutions award for the successful deployment of its new HID FARGO Connect offering at Kent State University. The new cloud-based ID personalization and issuance solution has dramatically simplified and forever changed how the university manages its high-volume ID card issuance… Read More »

Gemalto partners with University of Texas at Austin Center for Identity

By | November 9, 2017

Austin, TX –  November  9,   2017 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 – GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces a new platinum partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas at Austin (UTCID) to further efforts in research and education on identity management, privacy and security. Combining the latest research with real world application of digital security Gemalto… Read More »

Entrust Datacard President and CEO Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee

By | November 8, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Entrust Datacard, a leading provider of trusted identity and secure transaction technology solutions, announced that president and CEO, Todd Wilkinson, today testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation. Mr. Wilkinson spoke during a hearing titled Protecting Consumers in an Era of Major Data Breaches. The hearing, which was convened by U.S. Sen. John Thune… Read More »

Contactless Payment, Tokenization and Card Not Present Fraud Mitigation Top US Payments Forum December Meeting Agenda

By | November 7, 2017

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Nov. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This December, payment industry leaders across all the stakeholder sectors will gather at the U.S. Payments Forum member meeting in New Orleans as part of their ongoing efforts to advance emerging technologies to enhance payment transactions. The newly announced meeting agenda provides an exceptional opportunity for attendees to gain insights into… Read More »

CPI Card Group Brings Innovative, Disruptive Solutions that Exceed Expectations to Money 20/20 2017

By | October 20, 2017

Company showcases new metal card offerings, suite of digital solutions, print-on-demand platform and instant issuance technology October 20, 2017 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group (Nasdaq:PMTS, TSX:PMTS) (“CPI” or the “Company”), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced its attendance and exhibition at Money 20/20, one of… Read More »

US Payments Forum Provides First in Series of Technical Frameworks for Implementing EMV Contactless Open Payments in Transit

By | October 10, 2017

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As U.S. and Canadian transit markets look to move to open payments systems in today’s EMV chip environment, they have unique transaction speed and security requirements for successful implementation at fare gates and on-board vehicles. The U.S. Payments Forum has released today the first in a series of resources that identify… Read More »

Scott Scheirman Appointed Chief Executive Officer of CPI Card Group

By | September 27, 2017

LITTLETON, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CPI Card Group (Nasdaq:PMTS, TSX:PMTS), a global leader in financial and EMV® chip card production and related services, today announced the appointment of Scott Scheirman as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 5, 2017, succeeding Steve Montross who will be ending his service as CEO on October 4, 2017 in connection with his previously announced retirement. Mr. Montross will continue in an… Read More »

Canada – Man charged in taxi debit card switching scheme

By | September 7, 2017

  A 44-year-old Scarborough man is facing more than 180 fraud charges in relation to a longstanding scheme that involved stealing taxi passenger’s debit cards. Toronto police fraud investigators allege that starting sometime in the fall of 2015, a taxi driver would steal a debit card from a passenger as they were paying their fare. Detectives say the… Read More »

USA – 2 sentenced for credit card scheme in northeast Nebraska

By | August 28, 2017

MADISON, NEB. – Two people have been sentenced for a credit card scheme that defrauded people and businesses in northeast Nebraska. The Norfolk Daily News reports that 31-year-old Jorge Navarro and 31-year-old Yaima Lugo, both of Madison, were sentenced Friday in Madison County District Court. Court records say the two had used the cards to make several local purchases.… Read More »

USA – LCSO arrests two credit card skimmer manufacturers

By | August 26, 2017

LEE COUNTY, Fla. – The Lee County Sheriff’s Office took a major step in cracking down on credit card skimmers on Friday. After a month-long investigation the Economic Crimes Unit uncovered an organization that had manufactured and installed credit card skimmers at multiple gas station pumps. Participants used the information stolen from the skimmers to make cloned credit cards and… Read More »

Identiv Expands Partnership With PSA Security Network to Distribute Complete Portfolio of Hirsch Physical Security Solutions

By | August 24, 2017

FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Identiv, Inc. (NASDAQ:INVE) today announced that the company has expanded its partnership with PSA Security Network (PSA) to distribute Identiv’s complete line of Hirsch physical access control system (PACS) and security management solutions, including award-winning Hirsch Velocity Software, Hirsch Mx Controllers, Hirsch ScramblePad Reader Family, uTrust TS Reader Family, and uTrust TS Cards. Through this partnership, qualified PSA integrators… Read More »

US Payments Forum Invites Guests to Contactless EMV Terminal Testing Education, Best Practices at September Workshop

By | August 24, 2017

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., Aug. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Value Added Resellers (VARs), Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and acquirers interested in deploying contactless EMV chip-enabled point of sale (POS) terminals can get first-hand testing training, clarification on testing requirements, and deployment best practices from the global payment networks at a U.S. Payments Forum workshop being held this September. The workshop,… Read More »

NEXT Biometrics Large Fingerprint Sensor Chosen by First Biometrics for Smart Card

By | August 23, 2017

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NEXT Biometrics Group ASA (Oslo Bors:NEXT) today announced its large cost-efficient fingerprint sensor was chosen by First Biometrics for its breakthrough Smart Card.  The Smart Card will initially be used as North America’s first payment and identity card.  The card is embedded with a smart chip and fingerprint sensor for maximum security and… Read More »

The majority of US public is ready for mobile driver licenses according to an OT-Morpho & Radius Global Market Research study

By | August 23, 2017

National Research shows license renewal and privacy protection as most appealing to consumers. A new study conducted by Radius Global Market Research and MorphoTrust USA, part of OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, shows the majority of the U.S. public is ready for the traditional plastic driver’s license to go mobile. The survey polled… Read More »

USA – Chicago news team finds new cause for worry in chip cards

By | August 15, 2017

With EMV implementation driving a rapid increase in card-not-present fraud in the U.S. — from an estimated $3.1 billion in 2015 to an expected $5.2 billion in 2017 — Chicago TV station WLS thinks you should be worried about (drum roll, please) the smart chip falling out of your card. The station’s recent I-Team report advised viewers that, “The chips in credit and… Read More »