Posts Tagged ‘Smart Card Alliance’

Smart Card Alliance Payments Summit 2013

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Posted on 13th Feb 2013 by in Enterprise Security

It’s a really exciting time to be part of the U.S. payments industry, with the country migrating to chip-based EMV cards and mobile payment solutions being implemented on a range of connected devices. So we made our way to Salt Lake City for the Smart Card Alliance’s 2013 Payments Summit last week with a great […]

Making federal government mobile

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Posted on 11th Dec 2012 by in Corporate

Mobile was a hot topic at this year’s Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, held in Washington D.C.  Like other enterprises, federal government agencies want employees to have the convenience and productivity gains of smartphones and tablets, as well as the potential cost savings of bring your own device (BYOD). Meeting this challenge, however, involves finding […]

NSTIC, Disaster Relief Security, Healthcare Smart Cards headline last week’s SCA Government Conference

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Posted on 7th Dec 2012 by in Corporate

Last week was the annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference in Washington, D.C., which always provides a great opportunity to see our peers and learn about the latest developments in smart cards and identity management within all levels of government and healthcare. Jeremy Grant, the head of the National Strategy of Trusted Identities in Cyberspace […]

Government & Healthcare Topics Ahead as Gemalto Heads to Government Conference

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Posted on 1st Nov 2011 by in Corporate

This week, Gemalto is heading to Washington, DC for the Smart Card Alliance’s annual government conference.  We will be blogging from the event and after, as there is sure to be a lot of news regarding some of the most pressing topics in government, healthcare and trusted IDs on the Internet. Some of the topics […]

Can EMV Save US Banks A Billion Dollars?

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Posted on 4th Oct 2011 by in Corporate

Remember a few weeks ago when I applauded Visa for announcing plans to accelerate the migration to EMV chip technology and the adoption of mobile payments?  Since then, I have been struck by a few stories in the news that really drive home what this migration will mean for the United States. First, this story […]

Next Steps in Building the Trusted Identity Ecosystem

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Posted on 27th May 2011 by in Corporate

Now that Pres. Obama has signed the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), it’s time for the government and private sector to work together to build the ecosystem. Where do we start?

Moving NFC forward with MasterCard certification

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Posted on 15th Apr 2011 by in Mobile

Recently, I talked about some of the work we are doing with NFC-based mobile payments, and gave some background on the secure element needed to make these payments. Well, in the meantime we announced another piece of the puzzle for making NFC implementations easier for mobile operators and banks.