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2210, 2019

STMicroelectronics has released the next generation of its STPay system-on-chip (SoC) payment solution

October 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

October 2019 -- STMicroelectronics has released the next generation of its STPay system-on-chip (SoC) payment solution, leveraging state-of-the-art technology to increase contactless performance and protection, reduce power demand, and significantly improve the user experience. A sample of "STPay-Topaz-1", the first product of the family, is now shipping. The new STPay-Topaz family solution comes ready for embedding in smart cards, loaded with payment applications running on certified Java Card platform, and meeting all required security and payment-scheme certifications. As the first such device manufactured in

2110, 2019

Global Access Control Reader Market to Reach $6.4 Billion by 2025

October 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

October 21, 2019 -- DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The "Global Access Control Reader Market (2019-2025)" report has been added to's offering. The Global Access Control Reader Market size is expected to reach $6.4 billion by 2025, rising at a market growth of 12.6% CAGR during the forecast period. The major adopter of access control readers is the commercial industry. In these industries, commercial spaces like data centers and enterprises, banks and financial institutions, retail stores and malls, hotels, and entertainment studios are being considered. These locations need access control

1209, 2019

Acceptto Achieves FIDO2 Certification to Help Organizations Move Beyond Passwords

September 12th, 2019|Tags: , , |

PORTLAND, OR - September 12, 2019 - Acceptto, the leading provider of Continuous Behavioral Authentication, has been certified by the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance for the FIDO2 server protocol. FIDO2 combines the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Authentication specification (WebAuthn) and FIDO Alliance’s corresponding Client-to- Authenticator Protocol (CTAP), to accelerate the industry’s shift away from passwords by allowing common devices to securely and easily authenticate in both mobile and desktop environments. The concurrent integrations announced today by Acceptto reflect the global need to address traditional

1009, 2019

Coalition Announces New Incentive for Businesses Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

September 10th, 2019|Tags: , , |

September 10, 2019 - SAN FRANCISCO--Coalition, the leading cyber insurance company for small and midsize businesses, today announced a new incentive program to reward policyholders who implement Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA, also commonly known as 2FA) on their business email accounts. Recent reporting shows that enabling MFA can block up to 99.9% of automated cyber attacks, and Coalition is the first cyber insurance provider to further incentivize this essential security practice. With this new offering, if a Coalition policyholder has MFA or 2FA enabled and required on

309, 2019

Infineon OPTIGA™ Trust M improves the security and performance of cloud connected devices and services

September 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

SINGAPORE, Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hardware-based trust anchors are key for connected applications and smart services, whether for a robotic arm in the smart factory or automated air conditioning in a private home. The new OPTIGA™ Trust M solution from Infineon helps manufacturers to enhance the security of their devices while at the same time improving overall system performance. The single-chip solution securely stores unique device credentials and enables devices to connect to the cloud up to ten times faster than software-only alternatives. It

708, 2019

IDEX Biometrics and Feitian to Offer Cost-effective, Supply Chain Solution for Biometric Smart Card Manufacturers

August 7th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Oslo, Norway, 2019/08/07 - IDEX Biometrics ASA, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, has signed an agreement with Feitian Technologies Co. LTD (“Feitian”) ( to supply smart card manufacturers with a complete pre-lam inlay solution based on IDEX’s dual-interface technology and Feitian’s fingerprint card pre-lam inlay technology. The pre-lam inlay is a major structural component within the biometric smart card that includes all of the internal electronics. Feitian is one of China’s largest smart card integrators and in recent years

508, 2019

Ping Identity Launches New Private Cloud Identity Solution for the Enterprise

August 5th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

DENVER — August 5, 2019 — Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, today announced the release of PingCloud Private Tenant, a private cloud identity solution for the enterprise. PingCloud Private Tenant provides cloud identity and access management (IAM) by combining highly-configurable capabilities within a dedicated environment. Enterprises can provide authentication for all users with a highly-configurable global authentication authority that includes versatile single sign-on (SSO) and highly-scalable directory services, while also maintaining data and resource isolation. This allows global organizations the ability to automate

108, 2019

IDEX Partners with Silone Cardtech to Accelerate High Volume Production of Biometric Smart Cards

August 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Oslo, Norway, 2019/08/01 - IDEX Biometrics, the leading provider of advanced fingerprint identification and authentication solutions, has entered into partnership with Silone Cardtech (“Silone”), a leading smart card integrator specializing in the development, design, manufacturing and sale of high quality dual-interface smart cards. Silone delivers over 300 million smart cards and inlays around the world each year. Their commitment to the highest standards of card security, production and quality assurance has resulted in certifications by Mastercard, VISA, China Union Pay and JCB. IDEX has

108, 2019

Yubico Launches the World’s First Lightning-Compatible Security Key, the YubiKey 5Ci

August 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

PALO ALTO, CA and STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – August 20, 2019 –  Yubico, the leading provider of hardware authentication security keys, today announced the general availability of the YubiKey 5Ci, the world’s first security key designed with both USB-C and Lightning connectors on a single device. This unique dual-connector functionality makes the YubiKey 5Ci the perfect solution for consumers or enterprises looking for strong hardware-backed authentication across iOS, Android, MacOS, or Windows devices.  The YubiKey 5Ci is available for purchase today on at a retail price of $70

2507, 2019

Entrust Datacard Earns Frost & Sullivan North American Product Leadership Award for its IoT Cybersecurity Solution, ioTrust

July 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

Santa Clara, CA, United States, 2019/07/25 - Based on its recent analysis of the North American Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Entrust Datacard Corporation with the 2019 North American Product Leadership Award for its ioTrust IoT security solution.The product provides IoT value-chain participants with full control of the security mechanisms in their IoT products, services, and deployments. Entrust Datacard’s ioTrust solution leverages decades of expertise in cryptography, embedded systems, and infrastructures to deliver optimum security for IoT devices, applications,

1807, 2019

HID Global Acquires DemoTeller

July 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

AUSTIN, Texas, July 18, 2016 -- HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that it has acquired DemoTeller, a leading provider of instant issuance solutions for the financial market.  With this acquisition, HID Global is now able to address the needs of financial institutions and retailers for instant issuance of personalized financial or payment cards, such as a “chip card,” with a fully integrated solution.  DemoTeller adds solution, installation and maintenance services to broaden HID Global’s secure issuance business beyond printers

1707, 2019

CyberArk Joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

July 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

CHICAGO – CyberArk Impact Americas Conference–– July 17, 2019 – CyberArk (NASDAQ: CYBR), the global leader in privileged access security, today fortified its long-standing relationship with Microsoft by joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association to help customers secure infrastructure against privilege-related attacks. This marks the latest milestone in CyberArk’s strategic engagement with Microsoft.   As the first privileged access security vendor in the Association, CyberArk will collaborate with Microsoft to deliver joint customers greater flexibility and efficiency for securing privileged credentials in the cloud and reducing privilege-related risk. These integrations enable CyberArk

1607, 2019

Symantec Introduces the Industry’s Most Comprehensive Cloud Access Security Solution

July 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

07/16/2019 - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, today announced its new cloud access security solution to help secure cloud and internet access and use in an enterprise environment. These enhancements and integrations across Symantec’s network security portfolio further position Symantec as the only security provider to offer an integrated cloud-delivered solution that lessens operational costs and complexity, while lowering operational risk. In today’s business environment, there is a tremendous volume of enterprise network traffic directed to the

2606, 2019

FEITIAN Gains Microsoft MISA Membership and Grows FIDO2 Passwordless Products

June 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Santa Clara, CA/Washington, DC – June 26, 2019 – FEITIAN Technologies US Inc, a world security technology leader providing biometric and FIDO/FIDO2 passwordless authentication, advanced combined function all-in-one smartcards, and payment related systems, has two significant announcements at this week’s Identiverse 2019 event in Washington, DC. FEITIAN is announcing that they have earned a selection into MISA (Microsoft Intelligent Security Association) which consist on an elite group of security-related companies partnering with Microsoft to defend against sophisticated digital threats. FEITIAN also announces that they are releasing the AllinPass

305, 2019

ACS Launches ACOS5-EVO Cryptographic Smart Card

May 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

HONG KONG, 3 May 2019 - Advanced Card Systems Ltd. (ACS), Asia Pacific's top supplier and one of the world's top 3 suppliers of PC-linked smart card readers (Source: Frost & Sullivan), introduces the ACOS5-EVO Cryptographic Smart Card. ACOS5-EVO, is the latest addition to the ACOS5 Series, a series of cryptographic smart card module from ACS especially designed for PKI and digital signature applications. ACOS5-EVO supports an additional cryptographic algorithm, ECC, also known as ECDSA, on top of the existing RSA

2703, 2019

South Africa selects Gemalto for its national electronic identity card program

March 27th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Amsterdam, June 5, 2013 - Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO, the world leader in digital security, will supply the Government Printing Works (GPW) of South Africa with Sealys eID cards for their national identity program. GPW will harness Gemalto’s secure embedded software to protect the holder’s image and biometric​ data within the secure identity e-document, delivering outstanding levels of integrity and privacy. Moreover, GPW selected the high-end Sealys document fitted with the contactless feature, ensuring added levels of convenience with unrivaled security for citizens. Designed to modernize and replace South Africa’s