Nicole Williams

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Works as the marketing communication manager for North America overseeing campaigns and efforts such as Mobile Communications, M2M, EMV, eBanking, Government, and Online Authentication. Loves working out and maintaining a healthy lifestyle…and love my dog!

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An EMV Bullseye: Taking chip card security one step further with the PIN


Posted on 1st Sep 2015 by in Financial Services

We have frequently written on the upcoming fraud liability shift in the U.S., and now, this change is imminent. We take a look at what this means for those in the U.S., reflecting on how other parts of the world have successfully implemented EMV technology.

What’s trending at SCA Payments Summit: EMV migration and contactless payments


Posted on 28th Jan 2015 by in Financial Services

As the EMV migration is in full swing across the United States, contactless and mobile payment opportunities continue to grow, too. The wider availability of mobile payments like Apple Pay and SoftCard is driving this popularity as well.  When contactless payment programs like these incorporate the security of EMV through the use of a secure […]

NFC payments are back in the limelight as U.S. gears up for Money20/20


Posted on 31st Oct 2014 by in Financial Services

This is an especially exciting time in the payments industry, as the EMV migration is sweeping through the U.S. and mobile payments are poised to explode.  Business Insider recently predicted that in-store mobile payments will grow by 42X over the next 4 years.  Having been a part of the NFC from its infancy, we’re proud […]

Survivors Guide to Money20/20


Posted on 27th Oct 2014 by in Financial Services

Many of us in the industry are familiar with attending conferences, and we know to brace ourselves for the inevitable – long days, lack of sleep, lengthy meetings or a lost voice. With Money20/20 just around the corner (Nov 2-5), we wanted to share a few survival tips ahead of the leading payment event. Get […]

One Device to Control Them All


Posted on 12th Sep 2014 by in Mobile

CTIA Super Mobility Week showed us that it’s never been more clear that there’s a massive influx of connected devices that are crossing over both work and personal activities. The biggest challenge is no longer in getting connected, but in securely managing all those connections and remembering the myriad of passwords and user names – on […]

Getting Smart About Recycling


Posted on 11th Sep 2014 by in IoT

If you’ve wandered the show floor at CTIA Super Mobility Week then you know the “Internet of Things” is everywhere!  Connectivity has made the leap beyond computers and smartphones, to home appliances, cars, medical devices and even to waste management processes and it’s improving and simplifying the way we work, live and pay. Business Insider estimates 1.9 billion […]

SensorLogic Wins the M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award


Posted on 18th Aug 2014 by in IoT

By nature, evolution is a slow process. But once in a while, there’s an innovative leap forward that transforms the landscape. M2M Evolution Magazine celebrates these types of “evolutions in innovation” with its annual Product of the Year Award program.  Selected by a panel of industry experts and the magazine’s editorial board, the awards honor […]

Want to Hear Gemalto Speak at SXSW? We Need Your Vote!


Posted on 30th Aug 2013 by in Corporate

SXSWi has become the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today and Gemalto wants to be a part of this! Last year our very own Asad Ali presented on Smart Cities and Connected Objects and this year we need your help to not only have Asad present again, but to help other bright minds […]

CTIA 2013: The Way to Wireless


Posted on 20th May 2013 by in IoT

One of the hottest events in wireless technology takes place this week in the Las Vegas desert.  What’s not to love about The Wireless Association’s CTIA show? The U.S. wireless industry is in healthy shape, as Dr. Robert Roche outlined on the CTIA blog recently, and the great thing about this conference is that it […]

Moving Forward on the Path to NFC Adoption


Posted on 15th May 2013 by in Mobile

It’s a very ‘mobile’ time of year, with two of our favorite conferences lined up for the next couple of weeks – the 2013 NFC Solutions Summit and CTIA 2013.  So, it should come as no surprise that we have NFC technology on our minds. With an emerging technology like NFC, it’s interesting to look […]