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 •  September 22

You may not know this but the passport and the banknotes that you carry in your wallet have a lot in common. For over a decade, passport security has mainly focused on the electronic component embedded in the document, and, more recently, there’s been a growing adoption of polycarbonate data pages with unique security features. However, it’s...

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 •  September 22

So far this year, the level of social awareness around cybersecurity and data breaches has exploded causing more people sit up and take notice. Historically, the topic was covered predominantly by tech-centric publications but recently has received much more attention from mainstream media. Today’s announcement from the U.S Securities and Exchange...

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 •  September 20

​Amsterdam, September 20, 2017 – Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today released the latest findings of the Breach Level Index, a global database of public data breaches, revealing 918 data breaches led to 1.9 billion data records being compromised worldwide in the first half of 2017. Compared to the last six months of 2016, the...

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 •  September 7

​​Amsterdam, September 7 2017 - Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces that its advanced epassport technologies are now being used in over 30 different countries. Thanks to their outstanding security and the faster, more convenient border crossings they facilitate, the company's solutions help authorities strengthen homeland...

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 •  September 6

New York State’s New Cybersecurity Regulations are Live and in Play…. How to Make Sure you are Compliant As of August 28, NY’s Cybersecurity Regulations are in effect. New York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) has put the guidelines in place to protect consumers and ensure the safety and soundness of the financial services industry from...

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 •  September 5

Famed French Impressionist Alfred Sisley once said, “I always start a painting with the sky,” grounding each work of art in vastness. In today’s technological landscape sweeping changes can happen faster than a brushstroke, and users are more eager than ever to think in a big way about the technologies they adopt. When it comes to use cases for...

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 •  September 4

A particular type of fraud has emerged in various countries. In markets where prepaid subscriber rates are high and SMS OTP mechanism is still heavily used by banks and service providers; criminals seized on vulnerabilities in existing processes to renew a subscription via SIM card swap. It can be difficult for Mobile Network Operators to enforce...

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 •  August 31

Biometrics are becoming more popular as an authentication method. We’ve explored the weaknesses of traditional password and username combinations before on the blog. Simply put, the human brain isn’t wired to memorize long codes of information, and it’s much more difficult to steal or copy someone’s identity and fingerprints than their login...

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 •  August 29

You may not know it, but chances are that you already use an identity provider, or two, in your everyday consumer life. When you log in to a new retail website by clicking “Sign in with Google” or “Sign in with Facebook,” that’s an example of Google or Facebook acting as a trusted identity provider (IdP), and authenticating you on behalf of that...

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 •  August 23

Last week we covered GDPR’s ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ – a subject that has been grabbing a lot of the GDPR related headlines lately. Perhaps overshadowed however has been much of GDPR’s core data requirements which focus on data control. These control requirements appear across a number of the mandate’s articles. However Article 5 entitled...