An overview of the most recent Giesecke+Devrient press releases.
Louisenthal Wins “IACA Award for Best New Environmental Sustainability Project”
Louisenthal won the Award for the Best New Environmental Sustainability Project by the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA). The IACA is one of the largest associations in the currency industry and has been presenting annual industry awards since 2007. Louisenthal is part of the G+D Group which joined the UN Global Compact in 2010.
Top-down instead of bottom-up: Cyber security has to be a C-Level priority
The importance of an integrated IT security strategy is steadily increasing, especially in current pandemic times. The accelerated digitalization in almost all areas of life has broadened the scope of possible attacks by hackers. With isolated bottom-up projects, it is nearly impossible to guarantee a comprehensive high level of security in view of such complex threats, says Giesecke+Devrient (G+D). Instead, a holistic top-down approach is required. Cyber security must become a management priority.
Civil registry as the driver for the UN sustainability goal "legal identity for all“
This week, the United Nations celebrates its 75th anniversary. UN Day on October 24th is a reminder to review the status of the Sustainable Development Goals, which include the effort to provide all people with a legal identity by 2030. Because access to health services and public aid is based on legal identity, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of this goal. For this reason, there is a strong need for identity management tools including a trusted civil registry as offered by Veridos, a leading global provider of identity solutions.
Giesecke+Devrient and HID Global join forces to enable secure touchless access control for clean room environments
Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) and HID Global have collaborated on a solution for a secure wearable product by Nymi, to enable secure touchless verification without entering a pin code. This will provide environments, like clean rooms, access controls through secure authentication.