Ghana introduces instant issuance of eIDs

Ghana’s National Identification Authority (NIA) has begun the first nationwide instant issuance of eIDs in West Africa. The new “GhanaCard” meets all international requirements for identity documents, such as chip-embedded technology and biometric capabilities. Identity Management Systems is the prime contractor for the Ghana National ID project. Along with Entrust Datacard, the other subcontractors for the project include Intelligent Card Production Systems, X-Infotech, Dermalog, Cryptovision, Smart Packaging Solutions, NXP Semiconductors and IDFG. “Identity Management Systems designed a custom solution that

Entrust Datacard joins FIDO Alliance

Entrust Datacard announced Monday that it has joined the FIDO Alliance, adopting the industry group’s specifications for interoperable, simple, and stronger identification. The move is another step toward addressing the full range of banking, government and enterprise customer needs, according to the announcement, while supporting open standards, including for cryptography, one-time password (OTP) protocols, biometrics, identity federation standards, and application integrations. “We are thrilled to become a member of the FIDO Alliance,” said Ryan Zlockie, Global VP of Authentication at

Entrust Datacard integrates FacePhi facial recognition into authentication platform

Entrust Datacard is combining facial recognition capabilities with its Mobile Smart Credential and Mobile Soft Token to deliver a high-assurance, low-friction solution that meets the various security needs within enterprise, government and banking. This new capability expands upon the Entrust Datacard vision to deliver advanced, intelligent identity solutions that streamline access and provide reinforced security. “With the introduction of facial recognition, we continue to shape authentication to be as easy as possible for the user, which is in fact trying

Entrust Datacard launches mobile cloud authentication solution

Entrust Datacard has launched IntelliTrust authentication service, its new authentication cloud service with Mobile Smart Credential technology. The advanced adaptive authentication solution uses the cloud’s low touch deployment components with new levels of intelligent identity capabilities to deliver a more simplified and effective user experience with stronger security. IntelliTrust authentication service enables organizations to quickly secure access to cloud, mobile and legacy applications using a unified authentication platform that delivers transparent security and broad use case enablement across the organization.

Entrust Datacard, INTERPOL sign 5-year strategic partner agreement

Identity-based security and secure payment technology provider Entrust Datacard has signed a new five-year strategic partner agreement with international policing organization Interpol. The Entrust Datacard brand debuted last week as a result of Datacard Group’s acquisition of Entrust less than a year ago. In its pursuit of malicious actors and international criminal organizations, Interpol is prioritizing the development of new and efficient international police cooperation tools such as the Interpol Travel Document, which has helped worldwide police agencies securely communicate,