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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.

Thales Digital Identity and Security Biometrics News

 

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…

Dec 19, 2022

Thales Digital ID Wallet certified to ISO mobile driver’s license standard by UL

Thales has been certified for meeting the ISO/IEC secure mobile driver’s licenses standard by UL Solutions as it continues expanding…

Dec 16, 2022

Next digital ID in US: Maryland tests Android app

Google’s first public step into digital U.S. state IDs will fall in Maryland, which was implied by the company in…

Dec 8, 2022

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…

Dec 7, 2022

Combined iris and face biometrics solution launched by Thales for efficient border checks

Thales has launched a new multimodal biometric pod bringing together face and iris biometrics to help simplify border and immigration…

Nov 28, 2022

Trust at center of digital ID for financial services in Southeast Asia, UK still struggle

Southeast Asian countries increasingly rely on the public perception of service providers’ integrity when considering the deployment of digital IDs…

Oct 17, 2022

Thales continues biometric card R&D in France, approved by Mastercard for quantum security

Thales is developing biometric bank cards and working on eSIM technnologies at a French research facility in La Ciotat launched…

Oct 4, 2022

Consumer trust in banks is mixed. Behavioral biometrics can help, face less so

A trio of surveys from Experian, Mitek and Thales indicate that deploying biometrics can help banks improve consumers’ trust in…

Sep 30, 2022

Confidence in work from home security rises along with MFA adoption: Thales survey

A new survey by biometric solutions provider Thales suggests India is at the forefront of adoption of multi-factor authentication (MFA)…

Sep 21, 2022

Biometric authentication use in US businesses tripled over 3 years to tackle cyber threats

The use of biometric authentication in U.S. businesses has almost tripled from 27 percent in 2019 to 79 percent in…

Sep 2, 2022

Incode, Thales, Chekk hire digital ID, regional, regulatory leaders

The latest round of executive hires from digital ID providers this week features Incode appointing Windsor Tanner as global vice…

Jul 21, 2022

War in Europe hurts Thales’ digital ID business in the first half, but not much

The ongoing invasion of Ukraine by Russia clipped tens of millions of euros in revenue from the Thales Group’s first-half…

Jul 12, 2022

Thales continues cyber shopping spree with €100M OneWelcome acquisition

The latest purchase in the cybersecurity and identity sector for Thales is Netherlands-based OneWelcome which specializes in cloud-based identity services…

Jun 23, 2022

Flash a QR and your face biometrics and American will put you in a jet seat

Mobile IDs are coming to American Airlines customers. The company is using facial recognition to verify U.S. passenger information, enabling…

Jun 17, 2022

Thales inks deal with Spain for biometric border terminals

With the European Union (EU) poised to complete its biometric entry and exit system around the Schengen area for non-European…

Jun 8, 2022

Competing visions of digital wallets as super apps or online identity hubs presented

The convergence of different capabilities and services in digital wallets was explored in ‘The Future of the Wallet’ webinar hosted…

May 24, 2022

Clearview enters selfie biometrics market as KYC firms sign up onboarding clients

Clearview is joining the selfie biometrics market and has signed up its first client. Biometrics-enabled know your customer (KYC) and…

May 16, 2022

Jamaica picks Thales to upgrade voter identification system with biometrics

Thales has been hired to modernize Jamaica’s electronic voter ID system, strengthening voter identification and authentication with fingerprint biometrics, reports…

Apr 29, 2022

Financial gains for Thales, Aware, Mitek, FacePhi demonstrate sustained biometrics growth

Thales, Aware, Zwipe, and Mitek unveiled and summarized the financial results or the changes to their business made in the…

Thales Digital Identity and Security Industry Insights

 

What to expect when you return to air travel

By Neville Pattinson, Head of Business Development and Strategic Marketing at Thales Around the world, most of us have not taken a flight…

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Mobile driver licenses present new opportunities for biometrics and wider ecosystem

Brand Focus: Thales Digital Identity and Security

 

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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