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How a stolen connected car could threaten a whole city

By Marjolaine Lombard, Cyber Security Marketing Consultant, ATOS.  From the theft of a connected car to a city held hostage: one giant leap for cybersecurity In September 2018, researchers from KU Leuven University and Belgium succeeded in stealing a Tesla Model S in a few seconds.They were able to do it not by stealing the […]

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Gemalto rejects unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos

Gemalto N.V. has announces that it has rejected the unsolicited and conditional proposal by Atos SE (Atos) for a possible recommended cash offer for all issued and outstanding shares of the Company at an offer price of EUR46 per share (cum dividend) set forth in letters received from Atos on 28 November, 8 December and 11 […]

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eu-LISA selects Accenture, Atos and Safran to enhance EU visa info and biometric matching systems

The European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA) has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Safran Identity & Security and Atos to provide application and infrastructure services for the E.U. Visa Information System (VIS) and for the Biometric Matching System (BMS) underpinning VIS. The project […]

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Atos implements automated facial recognition for vehicle control at the Spanish border

Atos, through its commercial brand Bull, has announced that CENTINELA, its border control solution, now includes facial recognition and is now part of Atos license plate monitoring solution provided to Spain’s Authorities.  CENTINELA manages Spanish border crossing points in an automatic way, analysing the information of incoming vehicles, their owners, and now, thanks to the […]

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Sharing, caring, learning – Mindshare 2014

Text & Photos: Veronica Atkins By the time July comes around, most people working in the secure ID business will have been through a marathon of events, conferences, unconferences and the like. In the usual exhibition centres or corporate set up, these gatherings are necessary fixtures in the calendar of most sales and marketing executives. […]

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2014: the year of the Slovakian eID

Text: Vladimír Ďurači and Tomáš Balogh, Plaut Slovakia / Michal Ševčík, Hewlett-Packard Slovakia / Peter Kiefer, Atos IT Solutions and Services Starting on December 1 2013, a new national identity card with a built-in electronic chip – a so-called electronic identity card (eID) – will be issued in the Slovak Republic. This is part of the process […]

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This eGate looks out for you …

By Bernd Mainzer, Atos Electronic Machine Readable Travel Documents (eMRTDs), as defined in the ICAO Document 9303 and particularly ePassports, allow a high degree of border security and automation. This is one of the reasons why, in 2012, more than 104 countries issued ePassports and the number is increasing steadily. At the same time, the […]

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Annual Silicon Trust meeting puts focus on ‘ID document lifetime’

This year’s annual Silicon Trust Marketing Day was a huge success, attended by over thirty participants, representing twenty companies along the secure ID value chain. With its focus topic ‘ID document lifetime’, the 2012 meeting, which took place on September 12th, attracted important players, such as Giesecke & Devrient, Gemalto, Bundesdruckerei, HID Global, T-Systems, Agfa […]

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