Smart cards


In support of the smartcard alliance

The Evolution of Smartcard and Certificate Support

Many of our key government and military customers use PKI for authentication and authorization, as well as smartcards. I have always been a staunch supporter of PKI, FIPS 201, PIV , HSPD 12 and certificates for authentication, encryption, signing and other usages where physical possession of the crypto device can enable a truly secure environment.


In support of the smartcard alliance

In Support of the Smartcard Alliance

According to a Smartcard Alliance report, payment card issuers who have implemented smart cards in Europe, Latin America, Canada and Asia Pacific report significant reductions in fraud. The results include lower incidents of Card Not Present (CNP), card cloning, and lost and stolen payment card fraud.


Smart Cards Are Key to Outsmarting Hospitality Hackers

Now that we’ve reached the last real month of summer the US vacation season will slowly wind down. However  if the 2010 Global Security Report from Trustwave is any indication, the hospitality industry won’t feel relief from hackers anytime soon. According to the multi-industry report, hackers infiltrated hospitality services  more…