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Gemalto helps banks and payment providers simplify and streamline encryption operations

Gemalto say they have launched the industry’s first payment hardware security module (HSM) to include partitioning as an advanced security feature. This new capability allows financial services organizations to simplify cryptographic operations by using a single HSM to support dozens of security applications and protect sensitive payment information and transactions.  Today, bank and financial services […]

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OT’s ESE gets 4 new certifications for biometric-compliant payment and for transport

OT (Oberthur Technologies), has announces that its embedded Secure Element, PEARL by OT®, is the first eSE worldwide to be certified by Visa, MasterCard and Amex for biometric-compliant payment applets (VISA VMPA v1.4, MasterCard MCM v1.1 and AMEX v2.0), as well as by OSPT Alliance (CIPURSE™ V2) for urban transport applications and value added services. […]

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GlobalPlatform technology deployed on 17.7 Billion Secure Elements

GlobalPlatform, the association which standardizes the management of applications on secure chip technology, has conservatively estimated that a total of 17.7 billion secure elements (SEs) based on GlobalPlatform Specifications were deployed globally between 2010 and 2015. That figure represents 41% of all SE shipments, as reported by Eurosmart, in that same period. This scale of […]

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