The Payments Summit

The Payments Summit March 26-29, 2018 Orlando, Florida The Payments Summit is the premier industry event covering all things payments, including FinTech, EMV chip technology, mobile wallets, NFC, contactless, open transit systems and more. Attend the 11th annual Payments Summit and get the latest on all of these exciting technologies and the many business opportunities they can unlock. 2018 will mark the third time that the Secure Technology Alliance and the International Card Manufacturing Association (ICMA) are co-locating events, giving

2018 Payments Summit expands, expects growth

Attendees of the 2018 Secure Technology Alliance Payments Summit can expect to see more than 100 exhibitors and hear from 120+ speakers when the show returns to Orlando, Florida next March. The Payments Summit will be held, for the first time, in conjunction with the U.S. Payments Forum’s quarterly member meeting in addition to being co-located with the ICMA Card Manufacturing and Personalization EXPO for the third year in a row, bringing an additional 300+ high-level Forum payments industry executives,

Future of identity and access discussed at Securing Federal Identity 2017

Several federal government representatives discussed the future of secure identity and access at the Secure Technology Alliance’s Securing Federal Identity 2017 conference in Washington, D.C. last week. “It is clear from all of the great sessions and discussions last week – including advancements for derived credentials, innovative uses of technologies like near field communications and alternative authentication technologies, and a call-to-action to accelerate the adoption of interoperable identity and access solutions – that there is a real sense of urgency

Securing Federal Identity 2017 to be held in Washington, D.C. this June

The Secure Technology Alliance revealed that its government-focused event addressing developments and innovations in federal identity credentialing and access security will return to Washington, D.C. for its 15th year this June. Securing Federal Identity 2017 will take place on June 6, 2017 at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, D.C. “For the last 15 years, this government-focused event has brought together thought leaders and executives across security, government and technology backgrounds, providing a unique opportunity for cross-industry discussion of

Secure Technology Alliance paper examines mobile ID authentication

The Secure Technology Alliance has released a new white paper that examines the new authentication mechanisms and use cases of mobile identification authentication. Developed by the Secure Technology Alliance Mobile Council, “Mobile Identity Authentication” provides an overview of mobile ID authentication, highlights use cases that rely on secure user credentials stored on a mobile device, and offers various insights on how new technologies and standards are addressing the growing need for mobile ID authentication. “Mobile ID authentication provides an answer

Smart Card Alliance rebrands, expands charter

The Smart Card Alliance has changed its name to the Secure Technology Alliance and expanded its charter to include a broader range of security and privacy-enhancing technologies. “The Alliance’s focus has always been on engaging in industry-wide discussion and providing best practices and educational resources for designing and building secure payments, identification, access and mobile applications and systems,” said Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Secure Technology Alliance. “As the world becomes increasingly interconnected and mobile, the technology used in