Gabrielle Bugat Promoted to Group Management Team at Giesecke+Devrient
Giesecke+Devrient has appointed Gabrielle Bugat (43) as a new member of the G+D Group management team. Beyond managing the activities related to G+D's smart card and associated services business, operations and R&D, Ms. Bugat will also lead the further expansion of the digital business around secure digital payment solutions.
Veridos paves the way for secure and autonomous border crossing
In light of the current Covid-19 pandemic, Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, offers solutions that support seamless and contactless automated border control. In addition to state-of-the-art automated border control solutions such as kiosk and eGate systems, Veridos is taking part in EU-funded research projects to enable the next generation of on-the-fly identity verification, investigating new biometric modalities.
From plastic waste to payment card
Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) and the environmental organization Parley for the Oceans have concluded an agreement on the production and offering of environmentally friendly payment cards. By recycling plastic waste from the world's oceans for the production of the cards, G+D intends to support clients in their sustainability strategies and promote eco-innovation through payment solutions.
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.
Digital payment security solutions from G+D win two Juniper Innovation Research Awards
The leading digital technology analysts “Juniper Research” have honored two G+D solutions with Future Digital Awards for Payment Innovation. Both the digital wallet solution and the the wearables payment enabling platform of G+D have won the top prize in their respective categories.
G+D supports Christine Lagarde’s demand to accelerate the introduction of the digital euro
Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank ECB, claims for greater commitment to the introduction of a European digital currency. Giesecke+Devrient supports the initiative and calls for faster action at European level.