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Biometrics
COVID-19 crushes fingerprint reader market
However, the biometrics market is expected to regain momentum with alternatives already beginning to find their feet.
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Identity and Access Management
Thales launches new Gemalto Digital ID wallet
Digital ID wallet is designed to only share with third parties information that the citizen is willing to share.
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Cybersecurity
Thales completes 15-month Gemalto acquisition
The combination creates a portfolio of digital identity and security solutions based on technologies such as biometry, data protection, and, more broadly, cybersecurity.
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Biometric security
Uganda Police Force uses biometrics to catch criminals
Police in Uganda are using biometric data and solutions to help them identify suspects and solve crimes in a more efficient way.
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IoT security
Gemalto: A look at what’s in store for IoT security
Three predominant security tools emerged as the top methods Australian organisations are using to secure their IoT data/services/devices.
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Internet of Things
Half of companies unable to detect IoT device breaches
A Gemalto study also shows that the of blockchain technology to help secure IoT data, services and devices has doubled in a year.
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Blockchain
IoT breaches: Nearly half of businesses still can’t detect them
The Internet of Thing’s (IoT’s) rapid rise to prominence may have compromised its security, if a new report from Gemalto is anything to go by.
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GDPR
Gemalto building EU data centres to satiate GDPR
The company is looking to put its shoes in line for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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Gemalto
Quantum computing: The double-edged sword for cybersecurity
Quantum computing is quickly moving from science fiction to reality.
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GDPR
Exclusive interview: Gemalto’s channel strategy for A/NZ
Earlier this year, Gemalto appointed Tech Data as a distributor for its portfolio of SafeNet identity and data protection solutions in New Zealand.
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Cloud Security
Owning up to cloud security - who is responsible?
Many organisations are still struggling to secure their clouds – earlier this year, Australian cloud-based recruitment and HR software provider PageUp exposed two million passwords following a malware infection.
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Internet of Things
How Gemalto aims to ensure the future of IoT
DigiCert, Gemalto, and ISARA announced a partnership to develop advanced quantum-safe certificates for IoT devices
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SaaS
Understanding your data: How to drive insight from raw numbers
"The businesses that succeed in the future will be those that can find the right human-automation balance."
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Thales
Thales extends offer acceptance period for Gemalto acquisition
The acceptance period is being extended to obtain regulatory clearance from antitrust authorities.
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Internet of Things
For businesses, data is the new currency, but it’s vulnerable
"The value data holds for a business and its impact on the bottom line has grown."
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GDPR
Businesses collecting more data than they can handle - Gemalto
"Whether it’s selling it on the dark web, manipulating it for financial gain or to damage reputations, unsecured data is a goldmine for hackers."
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Cybersecurity
Tech Data seals deal to distribute Gemalto suite in A/NZ
Tech Data has invested heavily into A/NZ since it entered the market in early 2017 and this latest distribution deal is no exception.
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GDPR
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Gemalto on GDPR and the evolving security channel
Senior director of data protection services Gary Marsden talks about whether we were prepared for GDPR and how the channel going through a transition.
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Encryption
Gemalto unveils new virtualized encryption platform
“Gemalto’s launch of a virtualised network encryption platform redefines network data security by providing the crypto-agility required."
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Machine Learning
Silent authentication may be the next best thing for last-mile delivery
While most conglomerate merchants now offer decent delivery options, improvements remain to be made.
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Passports
Biometrics: Adding the human touch to cybersecurity
Biometric security is no longer confined to sci-fi movies like Star Trek or spy films such as the Kingsman and James Bond series.
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Encryption
2.5 billion data records exposed - most from human error
More data records were exposed due to human error in 2017 - a 580% increase over the previous year.
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Partner awards
Gemalto partner event all about facing today’s security challenges
The event featured an array of sessions that aimed to help partners think about ways that they can approach the current issues in cybersecurity.
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Encryption
It's up to the shareholders: Thales launches offer to acquire Gemalto
Thales and Gemalto are readying themselves for a merger that may well create a world leader in digital security.