Hengbao and IDEX Biometrics partner to introduce biometric smart cards in South East Asia

By | September 21, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 21 September 2018: Hengbao, one of the biggest card companies based in China, covering the banking, telecoms and security sectors, has announced a partnership with IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA), the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions. The two companies have partnered to introduce contact based biometric smart cards across the Asian market, with future… Read More »

NXP Semiconductors Announces US$1 Billion Bridge Financing

By | September 20, 2018

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that on September 19, 2018 (the “Closing Date”) its subsidiaries NXP B.V and NXP Funding LLC (the “Borrowers”), the lenders party thereto and Barclays Bank Plc, as administrative agent, entered into a US$1,000,000,000 senior unsecured bridge term credit facility agreement (the “Bridge Term Credit Agreement”).  On the Closing Date, an aggregate principal amount… Read More »

ISRA launches ISBIO LIVE: beyond plastics!

By | September 20, 2018

ISRA maintains its lead and reaffirms its commitment to respecting the environment by launching ISBIO Live, the first contactless card that significantly reduces the use of plastic; a real innovation in the respect of the environment. It won over a great number of customers who used it in particular for their loyalty cards. ISRA therefore produced more than 6 million. Today the ISBIO card is available in its “Live” version which… Read More »

SmartMetric To Release World First Combined Cyber Security And Access ID Biometric Card

By | September 20, 2018

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – SmartMetric is on-track to complete production of its world first dual purpose cyber-security and access ID biometric card at the end of September. The new dual purpose security card is based on the advanced super micro electronic parts and circuitry developed by SmartMetric for its range… Read More »

EMVCo Adds Fourteen New Associates from Across Industries to Accelerate Payment Technology Innovation

By | September 19, 2018

19 September 2018 – Global technical body EMVCo has welcomed fourteen new organisations to its Associates Programme to increase cross-industry collaboration in the development of EMV® Specifications. The newest Associates have joined since December 2017. Joining as Technical Associates, Everi, Netcetera, Tencent and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions can provide input to, and receive feedback on, detailed technical and operational… Read More »

IDMERIT Provides Verification for India’s Government Identity Documents

By | September 19, 2018

  SAN DIEGO – September 19, 2018 – IDMERIT, a leading provider of global identity verification solutions, announced today that they can now verify most of India’s government identity documents using IDMvalidate, an app that provides next-generation consumer identity authentication and verification of government issued identity documents.   With over 1.3 billion people, India has struggled with implementing a unified identity… Read More »

New SIMalliance Specification Supports Consistent Remote SIM Provisioning for Consumer and M2M deployments

By | September 19, 2018

19 September, 2018 – SIMalliance, the non-profit association which represents approximately 90% of the global SIM industry, has released version 2.2 of its eUICC Profile Package: Interoperable Format Technical Specification. This is the specification that standardises the format used for remote loading of subscriptions across deployed machine-to-machine (M2M) and consumer devices. It describes a common coding process for subscription data to… Read More »

Vodafone Qatar to pioneer eSIM technology in the region

By | September 19, 2018

Doha, 19 September 2018: Vodafone Qatar will pioneer the adoption of eSIM on Friday 28 September 2018, becoming one of the first operators in the region to provide this technology. Vodafone Qatar is working closely with Apple and other vendors to activate this new technology in the very near future. An eSIM is an electronic SIM-Card embedded inside a… Read More »

15 Ways You Could Be The Next Victim Of Cybercrime

By | September 18, 2018

Cybercriminals are adopting creative new techniques to target their victims at an unprecedented pace and are constantly seeking methods to avoid law enforcement detection. To stay ahead of them, law enforcement should target cybercriminals offering “off-the-shelf” cyber-attack services or products to make it more difficult for low-level cybercriminals to carry out high-level attacks. Europol’s fifth annual Internet Organised… Read More »

IDEX Biometrics announces landmark world’s first order of biometric fingerprint sensors for payment cards

By | September 17, 2018

Oslo, Norway, 17 September 2018: IDEX Biometrics (IDEX ASA) the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, has achieved a world-first with the receipt of a production order of biometric fingerprint sensors for payment cards. IDEX Biometrics expects to start shipping against the order in the third quarter of 2018 and expects additional orders to follow.… Read More »

Discover® Test Suite developed by Galitt is selected by ICTK

By | September 17, 2018

Bureau Veritas ICTK (ICTK Co., Ltd.), the global testing service & security solution provider, has selected a Galitt Terminal Test Suite: the contactless D-PAS Terminal Test Suite qualified by Discover® Global Network.   The laboratory ICTK has selected a Test Suite developed by Galitt: the contactless D-PAS Terminal Test Suite qualified by Discover® Global Network. These ready-to-use Test… Read More »

Germany and Sweden take action against cyber fraud gang

By | September 14, 2018

With the support of Europol and Frontex, two suspects were arrested on 12 September in a series of coordinated raids across Germany and Sweden in an investigation targeting a Syrian organised crime group suspected of cyber fraud. House searches were carried out in Aachen, Dortmund and Essen (Germany), and in Nörrköping, Malmö and Helsingborg (Sweden), where police recovered some… Read More »

Calls for September 16 as International Identity Day Gains Momentum

By | September 13, 2018

New York, New York, USA: The international coalition calling for the recognition of September 16 as International Identity Day in tribute to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.9 – legal identity for all – has picked up momentum this week. To date, 40 of the world’s leading development agencies, government institutions and public interest organizations have officially joined forces… Read More »

C Spire Launches eSIM Management Technology with G+D Mobile Security

By | September 13, 2018

DULLES, Va., Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — G+D Mobile Security, the market leader in eSIM management, is providing C Spire with eSIM management solutions to their customers. C Spire is an advanced technology company that delivers customer-inspired, nationwide wireless network services, business solutions, and 1-Gbps Fiber to the Home and related services (Internet/HDTV/VoIP). With eSIM enabled devices, C Spire customers will be… Read More »

Thomas Le Ouedec appointed as Chief Technology Officer at MeReal Biometrics for the roll-out of its patented fingerprint card

By | September 11, 2018

Tuesday 11th September, 2018 (Hong Kong) – Hong Kong’s advanced security technology company MeReal Biometrics Ltd announces the appointment of Thomas Le Ouedec as Chief Technology Officer to head innovation and technological advancement and implementation globally. The patented biometric card that requires a fingerprint to activate the payment and access technology inside it, is in production. Thomas’s role… Read More »

ID4Africa Welcomes Cornelius Williams, Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection at UNICEF to its expanded Board of Advisors

By | September 11, 2018

New York, USA – ID4Africa, the ID-4-All Movement that accompanies African nations in their adoption of robust and responsible identity systems in the service of development, announced today the addition of Mr. Cornelius Williams, Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection at UNICEF, as the newest member of the ID4Africa Advisory Board. Mr. Williams joins a well-established… Read More »

NXP Semiconductors Announces the Initiation of a Quarterly Dividend Program

By | September 10, 2018

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that its board of directors has approved the initiation of a dividend program under which the company will pay a regular quarterly cash dividend. The initial interim dividend for the fourth quarter of 2018 will be $ 0.25per ordinary share. The interim dividend will be paid on October 5,… Read More »

eshard’s esDynamic is chosen by a major secure-chip developer to build a best-in-class solution for enhancing security analyses

By | September 10, 2018

Bordeaux, 10th September, 2018 esDynamic platform has been selected by STMicroelectronics’ expert laboratory in cryptography and related attacks to bring their security analyses, such as side-channel, to the next level.   esDynamic platform from eshard is the most powerful solution to characterise and validate the security of implementation. Using the latest technologies, esDynamic is particularly suitable for organisations willing… Read More »

NXP Reorganizes Leadership Team to Support Profitable Growth

By | September 9, 2018

New Structure Geared for Collaborative Growth and Fully Leveraging Scale Kurt Sievers Named President to Oversee All Businesses EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced today changes to the senior leadership team designed to better align with the company’s renewed focus and growth strategy. Effective immediately, Kurt Sievers, executive vice president & general manager of… Read More »

NXP Semiconductors to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference

By | September 6, 2018

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced participation at the following upcoming event with the financial community: September 13, 2018 – Deutsche Bank Technology Conference, Las Vegas Interested parties can listen to the live audio webcast of the presentation at www.nxp.com/investor. A webcast replay will be available within 24 hours of the presentation. About NXP Semiconductors NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:… Read More »