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Veridos wins ID Document of the Year Award 2021

17/12/2021 Berlin Veridos

Yesterday, the Reconnaissance High Security Printing conferences awarded the ePassport solution from Veridos for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh with the Regional ID Document of the Year award by Reconnaissance’s High Security Printing™ conferences. The award recognizes outstanding achievement and technical sophistication of a personal identification or travel document program. The decision once again emphasizes the company's leading role in the market for state-of-the-art identity solutions.

Fingerprint and heartbeat biometrics to replace passwords: Nymi and G+D simplify critical access to secure workplaces

15/12/2021 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) and Nymi have developed a biometric system on a wristband that provides companies and their employees convenient and secure access to their entire workplace. The human-centric approach allows people to go passwordless, contactless, and handsfree at work.

Changes in the Management Team of Veridos; Marc-Julian Siewert will lead the company as CEO from January 1st 2022

14/12/2021 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Veridos GmbH, a joint venture of the Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) security group and the Bundesdruckerei Group, today announced changes in the management team. Veridos CEO Andreas Räschmeier (54) will leave the company at his own request. His successor Marc-Julian Siewert (37) will lead Veridos as CEO from January 1st  2022.

Survey by G+D and OMFIF reveals: Emerging market consumers ready to use CBDCs

09/12/2021 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Central banks need to work with the private sector to ensure widespread availability of central bank digital currencies (CBDC) for consumers and educate them about the potential benefits in terms of speed, security and low cost, a report published by the international technology Group Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) and the independent think tank Official Monetary Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) reveals.

WLA’s road to success continues: Four new organizations join the alliance

30/11/2021 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

The White Label Alliance (WLA) has seen a steady increase in members since its founding in March 2021, including new partners Modena, AdvanIDe, PAX Technology, and WizarPOS.

The SIM turns 30

18/11/2021 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

30 years ago, Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) delivered the world's first commercial SIM card to a telecommunications company in Finland. At the time, hardly anyone could have imagined the success this smart card would achieve. But growth did not stop there – further innovations are on the horizon and the success story will continue. The IoT sector in particular is rapidly driving the SIM evolution.

HVB banknote collection with new name under the umbrella of Giesecke+Devrient

16/11/2021 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

The foundation HVB Stiftung Geldscheinsammlung now operates under the name Giesecke+Devrient Stiftung Geldscheinsammlung. With more than 300,000 notes, the technology group Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) will be responsible for one of the most important banknote collections in the world.  

G+D wins Global CBDC Challenge

12/11/2021 Munich / Singapore Giesecke+Devrient

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has declared Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) as one of the three winners of the Global Central Bank Digital Currency Challenge (Global CBDC Challenge). The judges awarded G+D´s solution Filia® for being a means of payment that can be universally used and is truly inclusive enabling participation in the digital economy even without a smartphone or a bank account. The announcement took place at the Singapore FinTech Festival.

G+D presents new security chips for the connected car

12/11/2021 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is launching Sm@rtSIM® CX Luna1.3M, a new range of security chips for the automotive industry. They are based on Infineon's next generation SLI37 automotive security controller and offer a multifunction platform for eSIM applications, IoT and digital car key solutions.

Cybersecurity demands proactive design thinking

20/10/2021 Munich Giesecke+Devrient

Cybercrime has become an everyday threat for both private companies and public institutions However, the annual European Cyber Security Month, which takes place in October, is another reminder that there is still far too little investment in the prevention and defense against cyberattacks. In many cases, cybersecurity is still seen as a nuisance. But there is an urgent need for action in this area. After all, cyber security can be a growth driver in the digital age.

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