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.
Two technology leaders join forces: Giesecke+Devrient partners with Netcetera
The global security technology group Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) invests in Netcetera. The Swiss software company is one of the leading providers for secure digital payments. With this partnership, the two internationally operating companies aim to use synergies in their portfolio, further strengthen their innovative power and tap international growth potential.
Federal Reserve System decides for Giesecke+Devrient to develop its next generation of currency processing equipment
The Federal Reserve System’s Cash Product Office (CPO) announced yesterday that it has awarded a contract to Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) to build the central bank’s next generation of high-speed currency processing equipment and associated software solutions.
Ferratum relies on G+D Mobile Security for eco-friendly payment cards
G+D Mobile Security partners with Ferratum in producing and personalizing the totality of the entity’s environment-friendly payment cards. Ferratum, which operates in 20 markets globally, adds a new chapter to its Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability strategy as a contribution to mitigate climate change and respect for the environment.
G+D Mobile Security offers the first nuSIM management service for IoT solutions
G+D Mobile Security leverages its long experience in eSIM management to commercially offer the first service to securely provision SIM data during IoT module and device production. Deutsche Telekom has selected and qualified the service for the in-factory personalization of nuSIM, the integrated SIM solution for IoT.
Mastercard approves G+D Mobile Security as Digital Activity Customer
G+D Mobile Security has been granted approval by Mastercard as a Digital Activity Customer. This enables G+D to contract third parties and on-board them to Mastercard’s digital services supported by Mastercard Digital Enablement Service (MDES). According to G+D’s legacy in innovating and securing payment ecosystems, this cooperation with Mastercard is another successful part of the long-term strategy in creating confidence and establishing strong partnerships.
Giesecke+Devrient collects more than EUR 350,000 in fundraiser for COVID-19 victims
The coronavirus is having a massive impact on people’s lives and the economy around the world. The Munich-based security expert Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) has teamed up with the Giesecke+Devrient Foundation in a global fundraiser to provide financial assistance to people who have been severely affected by COVID-19. In Germany alone, the employees and company shareholders raised EUR 173,000 in total. G+D has doubled that amount to about EUR 350,000. With additional donations from international G+D employees and subsidiaries, the company raised a worldwide total of around EUR 700,000. The donations will benefit people and organizations in need of support due to the corona crisis.