Infineon & Gemalto ink multi-year contract for U.S. ePassport solutions

Silicon Trust Executive Board Members Infineon Technologies and Gemalto announced the  five-year contract win from the Government Printing Office (GPO) to deliver security chip technology  and ICAO compliant electronic eCovers and secure pre-personalization services. GPO will supply the complete electronic passport book and related services to The Department of State for issuance to U.S. citizens.…

BridgePoint Systems Unveils New Crypto ID Smart Card for Facility Access

BridgePoint™ Systems launched its new Crypto ID™ smart card. The new card sets a higher security standard for smart card usage in the facility access industry. Crypto ID uses a customer managed, secure Physical Access Control System (PACS) applet that is similar to the Personal Identity Verification (PIV) model, taking advantage of a Cardholder Unique…

Gemalto Honored with Homeland Security Award

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, received an honor at the Government Security News Homeland Security Awards gala in Washington DC. The company’s government-certified Personal Identity Verification credential won the Best Smart Card Solution award. This Gemalto identity credential allows government agencies to link existing proximity-based physical access control systems and new FIPS 201-compliant…