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October 2015 - Datacard Blog


What You Need to Know about National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By Heather Morris

October 29, 2015

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, designated as such by President Obama. With cybercriminals attacking every industrial sector, it is important to be informed and to call attention to these crimes and what can be done to help thwart threats. Click here to learn more about what you need to know for Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

The Power of Combining Physical and Digital Security

By Heather Morris

October 23, 2015

With over 40 million fraudulent or stolen passports in circulation globally, it has become increasingly important that government passport programs do all they can to ensure that the travelers crossing their borders are who they say they are. It also is important that those tasked with securing borders have the ability to confidently verify travelers […]

New EMV Instant Issuance White Paper Available

By Heather Morris

October 21, 2015

The EMV Migration Forum, an independent, cross-industry group, recently released a white paper titled “Implementing EMV in the US: Best Practices in Support of EMV Instant Issuance.” This white paper was created with numerous contributors from the payments and financial industries in order to share the best practices for EMV instant issuance. As banks and […]

Innovating at the Speed of Change

By Heather Morris

October 14, 2015

Digital transactions, automated borders, mobile workforces, mobile commerce, government portals, the Internet of Things… Who helps enable it all? Who makes it simple? Who makes it reliable? Who makes it secure? Who is thinking about what’s next? Entrust Datacard Click here to view our new corporate video. Today, what Entrust Datacard does matters – it […]

D-Day for EMV

By Ray Wizbowski

October 1, 2015

It’s October 1 – Do your credit and debit cards have smart chips in them? Are your local and national merchants ready to accept your cards? Do the merchants know how to accept your chip card? Your answer: Maybe? With today as the self-imposed deadline by credit card companies for U.S. adoption of EMV technology, […]