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Wibu-Systems continues to champion digital security in Industrial Automation

Wibu-Systems, the international pioneer for the protection of software, firmware and confidential data, returns to SPS IPC Drives Italia in Parma between 28 and 30 May 2019. Its booth forms part of District 4.0, the special concourse of exhibitors highlighting the potential of the digital transformation in manufacturing. Visitors to booth A002, hall 7 can […]

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Canada enhances public safety with Gemalto fingerprint identification solution

Gemalto, a Thales company, will implement the Canadian Department of National Defence’s (DND) first Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) to increase security and reliability in the collection and verification of fingerprint records. A recent initiative undertaken by the Government of Canada and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to advance public safety measures has led […]

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Considering Account-Based Ticketing? Here’s 5 things you should know…

Myung-Hwa Calais, Director of Transport Unit at FIME.  Account-based ticketing, or ABT, is high on the transport industry’s agenda. It offers travelers choice and flexibility in the fare media they use – whether that be a smartphone, wearable, smartcard, a bank card… or a combination. Plus, with data hosted remotely, operators can realize several operational […]

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Keep Calm and Fintech on

By Lina Andolf-Orup, Senior Director, Fingerprint Cards The UK is at the forefront of the financial services revolution. With one of the world’s highest contactless card adoption rates, a thriving challenger bank community and successful open banking initiatives, it’s no surprise the nation’s fintech industry generates around £20 billion in annual returns. Championing a consumer-centric […]

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Wibu-Systems joins the debut exhibitors at the medical technology expo T4M

The newest trade fair for the medical technology industry, T4M, is opening its doors for the first time in Stuttgart, Germany between 7 and 9 May 2019. Wibu-Systems will be among the first exhibitors at this premiere, joining the VDMA collective booth B24 in Hall 9. The software contained in medical devices represents invaluable intellectual […]

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Tanzania Selects HID for e-Visa and Residence Permit Services in e-Immigration Program

HID Global®, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that the government of Tanzania has selected HID’s citizen ID solutions to add e-Visa and e-Permit capabilities to its e-Passport, which HID helped deploy last year as part of the Tanzania e-Immigration program. The new web-based visa and residence permit services allow visitors and […]

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Natwest launches biometric payment card trial using Fingerprint’s technology

As part of a national trial NatWest is piloting cutting edge, biometric fingerprint technology with 200 customers. The trial is due to begin in the coming weeks. Customers will use their fingerprint to verify transactions over £30, increasing security and making it easier for customers when paying for goods or services at the tills as […]

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EMVCo, FIDO Alliance, and W3C Form Secure Web Payment Interest Group

The FIDO Alliance, EMVCo, and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced today the creation of a new Interest Group for organizations to collaborate on a vision for Web payment security and interoperability. Participants in the Web Payment Security Interest Group will define areas of collaboration and identify gaps between existing technical specifications in order to increase […]

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