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Industry News 2018-03-01T13:21:30+00:00
1607, 2018

Why Hackers Are Targeting ePHI More Than Credit Cards

July 16th, 2018|

Source: 1Call, a Division of Amtelco Despite the care most of us take to protect our credit card information, credit card fraud is the most common form of identity theft in the United States. According to a report from Javelin Strategy & Research, 15.4 million consumers were victims of identity theft or fraud which cost U.S. consumers more than $16 billion in 2016. However, cyber criminals have been increasingly targeting electronic protected health information (ePHI), because hackers can get a premium price for this personal

307, 2018

NXP and Smart Columbus Continue to Partner on the Future of Smart Mobility

July 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI), has announced the next phase in its Smart City collaboration with Columbus, Ohio, the winner of the 2016 U.S. Department of Transportation’s $40 million Smart City Challenge. NXP will contribute key technologies for smart and safe mobility to the Smart Columbus Experience Center. On June 30, 2018, the City of Columbus celebrated the opening of its Smart Columbus Experience Center. The center allows visitors to see how new mobility options, such as connected, autonomous,

2006, 2018

Smart Ticketing Market Is Anticipated to Witness Healthy Growth by 2025

June 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire San Francisco, CA -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/20/2018 -- Smart ticketing is emerging as an innovation in the ticketing system in the travel and transportation industries. Smart ticketing system encompasses the electronic storage of travel tickets on microchips instead of traditional system of paper tickets. The microchips are then usually embedded in smart cards, hence smart ticketing schemes also sometimes called smart card schemes. Considered as a significant improvement over traditional payments systems, smart tickets offer cost-effective and

1806, 2018

Zicix Completes Smart Chip Acquisition

June 18th, 2018|Tags: , |

CARSON CITY, Nev., June 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via OTC PR WIRE-- (OTC Pink:ZICX) –  Zicix Corporation Chairman and CEO William Petty has completed negotiations and successfully acquired smart card technology (also known as “chip” technology) for use in the Company’s Smart Money Card. When introduced later this year, a main feature of the Smart Money Card will be a Frequent Shopper program. Retailers will have the opportunity to incorporate their Frequent Shopper program in the Zicix Smart Money Card. Shoppers will then

1306, 2018

CryptoCurrencyWire Announces Publication on Next-Gen Tech in Massive, Underserved Cryptocurrency Market

June 13th, 2018|Tags: , |

NEW YORK, June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via CryptoCurrencyWire — CryptoCurrencyWire ("CCW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring SmartCash (Crypto: SMART), a crypto-asset with a viable, fast, merchant-oriented, user-friendly and community-driven cryptocurrency with a decentralized governance system. To view the full publication, titled “New Crypto Innovation Poised to Disrupt Multi-Trillion-Dollar Global Digital Payments Market,” visit: A key element for merchant adoption of crypto is consumer confidence and receptivity to usage, because merchants want their customers to

806, 2018

SmartMetric Enters $14.82 Billion Security Card Market With A World First Super Thin Biometric Multi-Function All In One Logical Access, Physical Access & ID Fingerprint Validated and Activated Security Card

June 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NEW YORK, June 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartMetric, Inc. (OTCQB:SMME) - SmartMetric has created an advanced biometric card that combines cyber security for network logon along with building and doorway access and security desk identification in a single credit card sized and thickness, card. This multifunction cyber, access and identity card is a revolutionary new product for the security world built on the in-the-card miniature biometric validation and card activation fingerprint scanning technology developed by SmartMetric. The SmartMetric biometric multi-function security card uses

2205, 2018

Vancouver’s Tap to Pay feature becomes the first open fare payment system in Canada

May 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

SAN DIEGO – May 22, 2018 – Cubic Corporation (NYSE:CUB) today announced its business division Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and Vancouver’s transportation authority, TransLink, introduced the ‘Tap to Pay’ feature on Vancouver’s public transit system, allowing passengers to pay for travel using their contactless credit cards and mobile wallets. Tap to Pay brings a new level of convenience with a familiar feel to TransLink’s 50 million monthly riders. The new system works in the same way as the Vancouver’s Compass Card – the contactless smart card payment system that was designed by

2205, 2018

Cubic, TransLink launch open payments on Vancouver’s public transit system

May 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced its business division Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and Vancouver's transportation authority, TransLink, introduced the 'Tap to Pay' feature on Vancouver's public transit system, allowing passengers to pay for travel using their contactless credit cards and mobile wallets. Tap to Pay brings a new level of convenience with a familiar feel to TransLink's 50 million monthly riders. The new system works in the same way as the Vancouver's Compass Card – the contactless smart card payment system that was designed by Cubic and launched in 2015. It

105, 2018

Mastercard Pioneers Remote Biometric Card Enrollment

May 1st, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Consumers can skip the trip to a bank branch and simply register their fingerprint at home MIAMI, FL – May 1, 2018 – Mastercard today unveiled a technology advancement for its biometric cards. With biometrics representing the next generation in securing payments, Mastercard developed a way for people to easily and conveniently register their fingerprint onto the biometric card in the comfort of their home. Mastercard is on a mission to eliminate the use of passwords and recognize people by “what they are” instead of

2704, 2018

SmartMetric Enters Into A Dealership Agreement With Datco For South American Sales Of The SmartMetric Biometric Multifunction Security Access And ID Card

April 27th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

NEW YORK, April 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmartMetric is pleased to announce that through its newly appointed security card distributor, Groupo Datco it has secured a sale for the SmartMetric multi-function biometric security and identity card.  A large University has provided an order for the SmartMetric biometric card and it will be used to secure cyber and physical access on campus. “We are delighted to see that our newly formed sales and marketing relationship with Groupo Datco is now delivering results.  The exciting

2704, 2018

Fighting Cyber Crime – Access Smart Partners with CardLogix to Offer Holistic Identity Management Solutions

April 27th, 2018|

LADERA RANCH, Calif, April 24, 2018 — Access Smart LLC, provider of innovative Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) and cyber (logical) access security control systems, announced a partnership with CardLogix, a leading smart card manufacturer and authorized reseller of Access Smart’s Power LogOn® System, to offer holistic identity management solutions. Together, the companies seek to reduce the hacking epidemic by fighting cyber security head-on with holistic identity solutions that discourage perpetrators from all angles. With a customer-centric approach, the companies will provide NIST-level security solutions that

2504, 2018

Renfinity® Releases Active Shooter Emergency Response Solution; Secure Grid® Smart Card Solutions Provide a First Line of Defense

April 25th, 2018|Tags: |

Scottsdale, AZ, April 25, 2018 --( Renfinity, Inc. ( has announced the release of its Secure Grid® Smart Card Solution. The Smart Card solution is the first of its kind to be able to securely locate badge holders within the confines of buildings, serving as a first line of defense in active shooter situations. Being able to identify where every badge holder is reduces the amount of time required to sweep buildings in active shooter situations, as the location of all badge holders readily

2404, 2018

Innovation Made Real: Announcing the New Dell Commercial PC Portfolio

April 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

Business leaders worldwide are balancing two objectives: keeping the business running smoothly by preventing security and productivity disruptions while simultaneously tapping into the incredible potential of new innovations, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and VR/AR. Dell is introducing new solutions across its commercial PC portfolio designed to help businesses of all sizes achieve that critical balance. In addition to being the world’s most secure and manageable commercial PCs, Dell’s updated commercial lineup features advances in smart design, productivity and sustainability to meet the

2404, 2018

Aware Recognized as a Top Ten Multifactor Authentication Solution Provider by Enterprise Security Magazine

April 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Aware's Knomi™ mobile biometric authentication framework applies face, voice, and keystroke biometrics to reduce reliance on passwords for enterprise security BEDFORD, Mass., April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: AWRE), a leading global provider of biometrics software and solutions, today announced that it has been recognized by Enterprise Security Magazine as a Top Ten Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) Solution Provider of 2018. Biometric authentication is increasingly seen as the most promising path to reduce reliance on passwords for authentication, particularly where they are used to protect

404, 2018

HID Global Named as One of the Top Multi-Factor Authentication Solution Providers of 2018

April 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has been recognized by Enterprise Security Magazine as one of the top ten providers of multi-factor authentication (MFA) technology in the world. Touted by security experts as one of the most critical methods for ensuring that only authorized people may access important data, multi-factor authentication protects digital identities and online information. It prevents fraudulent access that happens when username and password are stolen. “When people think of multi-factor authentication,

404, 2018

Device Authority and Gemalto Drive Internet of Things Security for Enterprise Solutions

April 4th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The partnership enables companies to protect data and digital identities across endpoint devices, gateways and clouds LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE) Device Authority, a global leader in Identity and Access Management (IAM) for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced an integration partnership with Gemalto, the global leader in digital security that will simplify ‘security by design’ implementations for a trusted IoT ecosystem. By joining forces, the two companies are making it easier for manufacturers, enterprises and service providers to build strong security into their IoT devices