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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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Florida tosses mDL program into the Gulf

Florida’s mobile driver’s license has been shut down, making the state a rare case in the world of a place…

Jul 10, 2024

Mobile drivers licenses: A more secure digital identity

By John Cullen, strategic marketing director digital identity at Thales Digital technology is ever-evolving and relied upon for many everyday…

Jun 6, 2024

Thales passwordless authentication platform for enterprise environments

Thales has designed a platform, Passwordless 360°, to eliminate the need for passwords in various enterprise environments. The platform aims…

May 29, 2024

MFA and passwordless authentication effective against growing identity threats

A new identity security trends report from the Identity Defined Security Alliance (IDSA) highlights the challenges companies continue to face…

May 13, 2024

Bahrain to overhaul ID card system with Thales contract

The Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) of Bahrain has taken steps towards modernizing the country’s ID card system with the…

May 2, 2024

Thales: quarterlies, annuals, regulatory actions

May 2, 2024 – Thales reports sales growth to 4.4 billion Euros and €5 billion in order intake in the first…

Mar 28, 2024

Quebec insurance portal re-launches facial recognition program to organize photo bank

Quebec’s provincial automobile insurance registry is bringing back its facial recognition program, which was suspended last year – this time,…

Mar 20, 2024

Mastercards from Thales and FPC, Idex Biometrics launch in Turkey

A pair of banks in Turkey are rolling out biometric payment cards from Mastercard. Fingerprint Cards and Thales will collaborate…

Mar 5, 2024

Thales takes revenue hit after unit sale, reports fiscal 2023

Defense contractor and biometrics player Thales says that fiscal 2023 sales for its digital ID and security segment rose 4.1…

Feb 14, 2024

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….

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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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