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Thales Digital Identity and Security

Thales Digital Identity and Security

Thales (stock info) is a global leader in advanced technologies, investing in digital and “deep tech” innovations – connectivity, big data, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and quantum computing – to build a confident future crucial for the development of our societies. The Group provides its customers – businesses, organizations and governments – in the defense, aeronautics, space, transport, and digital identity and security domains with solutions, services and products that help them fulfil their critical role, consideration for the individual being the driving force behind all decisions. Thales has 81,000 employees in 68 countries. In 2020 the Group generated sales of €17 billion.

We believe in a safer and more sustainable world where everyone has access to a secure, trusted identity. To support this vision, Thales delivers identity and biometric solutions to governments, public authorities and private entities in the fields of civil identity and public security.

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Passkeys face growing pains that come with rapid adoption and wide unfamiliarity

The discourse on passkeys has cooled in the first months of 2024, as biometrics and digital ID observers wonder if…

Jan 22, 2024

US poised for progress towards biometrics-backed digital ID in 2024

By Neville Pattinson, Head of Federal Government Sales at Thales Group’s DIS Identity & Biometric Solutions Most Americans have become comfortable…

Jan 5, 2024

Thales and Thirdstream partner to fight fraud at Canadian banks with in-person IDV

Canada-based fintech onboarding provider Thirdstream has partnered with Thales to provide ID verification at bank branches to thwart in-person identity…

Dec 20, 2023

Idex reveals Asian issuer for metal biometric payment cards

Biometric payment cards are hitting the market. Eastern Bank will soon launch biometric metal cards using Idex Pay technology, while…

Dec 7, 2023

EU Council proposes launch of mobile driver’s licenses for digital wallets

The Council of the European Union has introduced changes to a proposed package of legislation to establish a legal basis…

Nov 7, 2023

Bridging America’s digital identity gap with mobile driver’s licenses

By Neville Pattinson, Head of Federal Government Sales at Thales Group’s DIS Identity & Biometric Solutions The fraud problem that has…

Oct 19, 2023

FIDO Alliance survey shows biometrics as the preferred consumer log-in method

Biometrics are the preferred method of authentication for respondents from every country to a FIDO Alliance survey, but old-school passwords…

Oct 18, 2023

Thales and SoyYo expand partnership for passkeys, reported problems for Amazon

Passkeys have entered public consciousness as a way to replace password authentication with device biometrics or PINs, but the rollout…

Oct 3, 2023

Thales provides digital ID and CIAM for Finland’s largest healthcare provider

Thales is bringing its OneWelcome Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) platform to Terveystalo, Finland’s largest healthcare service provider. In…

Sep 15, 2023

Foundational identity: Empowering every citizen’s rights to health, education, and democracy

By Sébastien Gueremy, VP Identification & Verification Solutions at Thales In a world that increasingly emphasizes the importance of human…

Aug 7, 2023

Mobile driver’s license adoption represents win for TSA

By Neville Pattinson, Head of Federal Government Sales at Thales Group’s DIS Identity & Biometric Solutions States in the U.S….

Jul 21, 2023

Thales credits digital ID with some of its financial buoyancy

Digital identity might be a stain on the first-half financial reports for some, but Thales is boasting “strong performance” in…

Jul 7, 2023

The imperative for responsible use of biometrics

By Youzec Kurp, VP Identity & Biometric Solutions at Thales In today’s digital age, biometric technologies have emerged as powerful…

May 1, 2023

Gabon hopes to deliver on its lingering national ID card promise this year

This December could usher in good tidings for citizens of the central African nation of Gabon who have gone for…

Apr 18, 2023

Infineon, Thales get 10-year passport security contract in the US

A contract to provide the United States State Department with passport electronics and software has been awarded to Infineon and…

Mar 20, 2023

Thales, Finnish police to launch new biometric travel and digital ID documents

The National Police Board of Finland has announced its new electronic travel and identity documents. Thales, a secure travel and…

Mar 15, 2023

Thales partners with IDScan.net to fight fake ID fraud, underage drinking

French conglomerate and identity technology giant Thales has joined forces with IDScan.net to develop products aimed at tackling fraud and…

Mar 6, 2023

Utah airport accepts state’s mobile driver’s licenses from GET Group

A mobile driver’s license from Utah now qualifies as valid ID at some airports in the United States, according to…

Jan 16, 2023

Thales aces mDL, digital identity interoperability test to ISO standard in Australia

Thales is claiming success in an interoperability test for mobile driver’s licenses and digital identities based on the ISO standard….

Jan 9, 2023

Iowa’s mDL delayed again; Arizona updating physical ID

New security is being added to regional U.S. government IDs, both digital and physical. Leaders of a U.S. state working…

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An easier travel path from home to hotel room with digital credentials and facial biometric match

Digital travel credentials are here. The launch of American Airlines’ Mobile ID – which combines Thales technology with the Airside…

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