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Gemalto (AKA Thales Digital Identity) is the global leader in digital security. From secure software to biometrics and encryption, our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between.

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Gemalto publicly apologizes for alleging massive Aadhaar data breach in report

Gemalto has retracted the claim in its Breach Level Index (BLI) that roughly 1.2 billion Aadhaar records have been compromised…

Oct 11, 2018

Gemalto research shows data breaches less frequent but larger so far in 2018

More than 4.5 billion digital records have been compromised in data breaches during the first half of 2018, according to…

Sep 18, 2018

Gemalto and R3 to launch self-sovereign digital identity network

Gemalto has announced plans to pilot blockchain technology in collaboration with R3 to provide consumers with a mobile application providing…

Sep 14, 2018

Gemalto to upgrade Irish welfare fraud detection facial recognition system

Ireland’s Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has awarded a €383,000 (US$447,00) contract to Gemalto for an upgrade of…

Sep 10, 2018

Thales and Gemalto merger nears halfway point of required regulatory approvals

Thales and Gemalto have received Regulatory Clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) for their…

Sep 4, 2018

New Italian biometric eID card from Gemalto available in all municipalities by end of 2018

Italy’s new national eID card, provided by Gemalto and embedded with fingerprints and a digital photo, is being issued by…

Aug 27, 2018

Gemalto wins regional Frost & Sullivan Best Practice award for smart payment card infrastructure

Gemalto has been recognized for the impact of its white-label payment application infrastructure PURE on the smart cards market of…

Jul 23, 2018

Gemalto addresses biometric payment card myths

There is very minimal risk of an attacker cutting off a person’s finger to use their biometric payment card, because…

Jul 5, 2018

Biometrics stocks this week: Nuance overhauls board, DHS face ID tests, NEC contracts

The biometrics sector is an exciting place to be these days. New products are being launched. Biometrics-based devices are popping…

Jun 14, 2018

Biometrics stocks this week: Goodix, BIO-key, Gemalto, ImageWare, EyeLock

An interesting article in the investing press this week notes that the broader stock market in America seems to be…

Jun 13, 2018

Gemalto shines at DHS 2018 Biometric Technology Rally

Gemalto revealed today that its Live Face Identification System (LFIS) excelled at the 2018 Biometric Technology Rally which sponsored by…

Jun 5, 2018

Gemalto-secured national Belgian digital ID app reaches 1 million transactions per month

A year after its launch, Belgian national digital ID scheme itsme has enrolled 350,000 users and is securely processing one…

May 17, 2018

Biometrics stocks this week: SuperCom, Nuance, Gemalto, Synaptics, Diebold, VerifyMe, Precise

Earnings season continues. This week some of the larger companies using biometric technology are in the spotlight. One company reporting…

May 3, 2018

Colombia’s border agency deploys Gemalto iris verification technology

Colombia’s border control agency has implemented Gemalto ABC Iris at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport following a pilot launched in…

Apr 24, 2018

Gemalto wins British passport contract

Gemalto announced it has won an open tender for the production of the next generation of British passports. The contract…

Apr 16, 2018

MEA fintech firm to launch biometric Visa cards with Gemalto, Zwipe and FPC tech

Fintech company areeba is introducing a contactless biometric Visa card from Gemalto to the Middle East region in a pilot…

Apr 12, 2018

Biometrics stocks this week: IWSY, BKYI, DBD, GTO, PREC, IDEX

The market retreat from the optimism of this past winter has been sharp, swift. The volatile triple digit swings continue…

Apr 4, 2018

De La Rue appeals decision to award post-Brexit passport contract to Gemalto

British security printing company De La Rue has launched an appeal of the UK government’s decision to award the post-Brexit…

Apr 2, 2018

Thales takes first major step toward Gemalto merger with official offer for shares

Thales has launched its recommended all-cash offer to all holders of issued and outstanding shares in the capital of Gemalto…

Mar 27, 2018

Biometric eGates rolled out at Kotoka International Airport in Ghana

Biometric eGates have been introduced at the arrivals and departure halls of Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Accra, the capital…

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