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Industry News 2018-03-01T13:21:30+00:00
1603, 2018

Metal Cards With XCore’s Proprietary Contactless Technology brings Swipe, Insert, and Tap Ability

March 16th, 2018|Tags: , , |

WEST CHESTER, Pa., March 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- XCore Technologies has introduced a proprietary metal card design coupled with its proprietary encapsulation process to overcome the shortcomings of earlier generations of Metal Dual Interface (DI) cards. With the current suite of competitors' metal cards, the metal interferes with the antennae making it difficult to execute contactless transactions. XCore Technologies' Metal Core and full Metal cards solve this problem. They behave just like any standard Dual Interface PVC cards allowing users to swipe, insert, or

403, 2018

PATECCO Strengthens Authentication by Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

March 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Sofia, Bulgaria, March 04, 2018 --( The International Managed Service company PATECCO establishes and maintains a trustworthy networking environment by providing key and certificate management services. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) is used by PATECCO as an effective method for implementing multi-factor authentication and to meet security compliance regulations. PATECCO is proficient in providing secure PKI Migration by migrating PKI Solution to new environment following Microsoft baseline security rules) and PKI Automation (PowerShell scripting automation of S/MIME user certificates). With automated PKI management, PATECCO orchestrates

103, 2018

Brahma OS Is the Decentralized Value Operating System Based on Revolutionary Blockchain Technology

March 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

SINGAPORE – The advent of blockchain technology is provoking a revolution of the Internet of Value. In the blockchain world, Ethereum, NEO, EOS and other blockchain-based computing platforms exploit land to run applications. On this land, a variety of application chain of different functions spring up, for example: Rebo network for cross-border payment, CVC with the function of authentication and Distributed File System IPFS. However, in the world of the blockchain, there is a lack of infrastructure with multiple functions which offer a variety

103, 2018

AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon unveil next-generation mobile authentication platform details

March 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

BARCELONA, Spain, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Mobile Authentication Taskforce, comprised of AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon, reveals product details of the next-generation mobile authentication platform at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Formed last year to develop a mobile authentication solution to help protect enterprises and consumers from identity theft, bank fraud, fraudulent purchases and data theft, the Mobile Authentication Taskforce has dedicated resources developing a highly secure and trusted multi-factor authentication platform powered by the carrier networks. The taskforce vision includes interoperability with GSMA's

103, 2018

ImageWare Showcases Award-Winning Biometric Cybersecurity Solutions at Mobile World Congress

March 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

SAN DIEGO, CA – February 23, 2018 – ImageWare® Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY), a leader in mobile and cloud-based, multi-modal biometric cybersecurity solutions, announces today that it will demonstrate its award-winning GoVerifyID® products at Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain from February 26 to March 1. Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry with over 108,000 attendees from 200+ countries, more than 2300 exhibitors, and hundreds of speakers. ImageWare is exhibiting at Mobile World Congress for the third year,

103, 2018

SmartMetric ® Has Created A First Of Its Kind Multi-Function Cyber/Network Access and Secure Entry ID Biometric Card

March 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NEW YORK, Feb. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) – Having developed a biometric protected fingerprint activated credit card SmartMetric ®  has used its advanced miniaturized biometric scanner-in-a-card technology to produce a first of its kind, multi-function cyber/network access card combined with secure building entry and identity verification all on one card.  The card has the SmartMetric ® biometric reader built inside that is used to instantly validate the card holder and in turn switch on the cards functions. The SmartMetric ®

1502, 2018

Namirial Deutschland, to accelerate the adoption of the company’s solution for identification, authentication and e-Signature.

February 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

SENIGALLIA, Italy, February 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Namirial Group, global leader in Digital Transaction Management (DTM) solutions, has established a new subsidiary  in Germany, Namirial Deutschland GmbH, to accelerate the adoption of the company's solution for identification, authentication and electronic signature. The office is the 20th location of the Namirial Group. Millions of users are esigning every day with Namirial solutions. Namirial has recruited an initial team of seasoned sales, business development and marketing executives. It is headed by Johannes Leser, who has joined as Managing Director together with Antonio Taurisano,

802, 2018

Alarming Industry Trends Reported in DFARS Cybersecurity Compliance

February 8th, 2018|Tags: , , |

SUFFOLK, Va., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sera-Brynn, LLC, a top-ranked cybersecurity firm, today urged the Department of Defense (DoD) contracting community to immediately begin implementing the cybersecurity requirements mandated by the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). Finalized in October 2016, the regulations impose security and reporting requirements on DoD contractors and subcontractors which must be fully implemented by December 31, 2017. Based on their work auditing DoD contractors from 2015 to date, Sera-Brynn reports that the typical contractor is approximately 60% compliant with the cybersecurity requirements of

702, 2018

AdvanIDe establishes Presence in Mexico

February 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

SINGAPORE, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AdvanIDe - Advanced ID Electronics - the leading independent provider of semiconductors for the smart card, IoT, NFC and RFID industry, today announced the establishment of a sales office in Mexico. Being one of the fastest growing regions for AdvanIDe, the Latin American market will be further supported with the addition of a presence in Mexico City. With a growing population of more than 120M and a large base of contract manufacturers and system developers, Mexico is an

2501, 2018

Industrial Engineering and Manufacturing Firm Deploys BIO-key Fingerprint Biometric Authentication Solutions Following Password-Sharing Security Breach

January 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

WALL, N.J., Jan. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKYI), an innovative provider of biometric software and hardware systems and consumer products offering strong and convenient security and user access, today announced receiving a purchase order from a machine design, engineering and manufacturing firm. The organization has deployed BIO-key's EcoID fingerprint scanners and ID Director for Windows software to secure access to shared workstations used by their factory and office personnel. After suffering an internal security breach caused by employees sharing passwords, the customer reviewed their authentication process

712, 2017

Exostar Enhances Security and Promotes Compliance with New Multi-factor Authentication Solution

December 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exostar, whose cloud-based solutions help companies in aerospace and defense, life sciences, and healthcare collaborate securely with their partners, today announced the general availability of a new option for multifactor authentication (MFA). Exostar Mobile ID is a smartphone or tablet app-based authenticator for which Exostar has achieved Level 3 SAFE-BioPharma certification under the FICAM trust framework. The solution turns an individual’s mobile device into a secure hardware-based second factor for access control to applications and data through Exostar’s identity management platform. Upcoming deadlines that incorporate

2911, 2017

New SECORA™ Pay brand: one-stop-offering for fast and easy production of payment cards and smart wearables

November 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Munich, Germany and Cannes, France – 29 November 2017 – EMV®-compliant payment solutions face growing demand worldwide – with a clear path towards contactless and multifunctional use to increase user convenience. Under the brand SECORA™ Pay, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) bundles state of the art contact and dual-interface EMV* security controllers with the latest EMV applets. Coming in various versions, SECORA Pay allows a flexible approach fitting to regional market requirements. Hence it significantly eases the adoption of EMV-compliant payment

2109, 2017

NXP releases NFC tag toolkit for iOS

September 21st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

NXP has announced a toolkit designed to make it easy for iOS 11 developers to take advantage of the NFC tag reading capabilities that are now supported by iPhones and unlock “the potential to now connect billions of consumer and industrial products to the Internet of Things (IoT)”. “As co-inventor of NFC technology, NXP invites Apple developers to join us in the NFC universe as we drive solutions that deliver on the promise of the IoT,” says Alexander Rensink, business segment manager for NXP’s secure

1409, 2017

NXP Launches New Java Card-based Operating System to Expand Multi-Application Services in the Secure Identification Market

September 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Next generation Java Card OS (JCOP3) provides higher security and more flexibility for developing and integrating convergence solutions covering identity and payment on smart cards News Highlights : Advanced Java Card™ Platform (JCOP3) builds upon NXP's 15 years of leadership and expertise in secure Java Card operating system technology that supports the convergence of eGovernment, payment and mobility applications on a single device New product offers more flexibility to work with 3rd party applets and allows native functionalities through NXP's unique SecureBox solution Includes extended

1108, 2017


August 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

STOCKHOLM, August 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ASSA ABLOY has sold the business and assets of AdvanIDe to a new holding company based in Singapore with the majority shareholder being the Japan South East Asia Growth Fund L.P. The transaction will lead to growth opportunities for AdvanIDe, which are currently limited within the ASSA ABLOY Group. AdvanIDe is a leading semiconductor provider, focused on components for RFID transponders, chip cards, RFID readers and terminals. The business has its headquarters in Singapore, employs 56 people and

206, 2017

Panini Partners With Matica Technologies to Sell Financial Instant Issuance Solution

June 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

TORINO, Italy and DAYTON, Ohio, June 02, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Panini, a global payments technology leader, announced the start of an exciting partnership with Matica Technologies to bring Financial Instant Issuance (FII) to the North American market. Panini has begun selling the Cardmint FX retransfer printer with CardsOnTheSpot personalization software, creating a complete solution which enables FIs to create personalized credit, debit, or ATM cards in real-time at branch level, allowing customers to use an active card for making purchases immediately upon leaving the branch. “We are energized