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October 2014

cryptovision at “Cartes Secure Connexions 2014”

cryptovision is looking forward to the most important smart card and microchip exhibition in the world, the CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS 2014 event to be held in Paris, November 4-6, 2014. With 450 exhibitors, 20,000 visitors and 1600 conference attendees the CARTES Secure Connexions is the most important conference in both the identification and payment industries. Visit cryptovision at booth 4 N 088 where we our innovative eID solutions will be …Read More

Estonian National ID Cards Embrace Electronic Payment Capabilities

The Baltic country Estonia — about the population of Dallas, Texas  — embraces a niche in the payment world with its use of national identity cards that offer capabilities to access banking services, conduct government services, among other non-traditional payment features. Read article: http://www.pymnts.com/news/2014/estonian-national-id-cards-embrace-electronic-payment-capabilities/#.VFOa4clVJ8G

15m Ghanaians to be registered under new Ghana card initiative

A total of 15 million Ghanaians would be registered and issued with a smart card by November 2015, according to the National Identification Authority (NIA). The multi functional Smart Identity card, the NIA noted, would come with a 120k memory size which would be segmented and issued to various institutions to run their application. Read article: http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/regional/artikel.php?ID=329552

New Version of Open Source Software CrypTool Released

Everybody who wants to try his hand at and understand cryptology should use the open-source software CrypTool. CrypTool is a cryptologic toolbox that supports all common algorithms and explains some of them. It is by far the best product of its kind on the market. cryptovision has been supporting CrypTool for years by providing code for ​​elliptic curve crypto functions. This is also the case for the recently released version …Read More

cryptovision delivers software for Nigeria’s national electronic identity card

With 160 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa. Now this emerging country can claim another title. After several years of preparation time, the National Identity Management Commission of Nigeria (NIMC) has now launched the first national electronic identity card with a payment application. Read article: http://www.sourcesecurity.com/news/articles/co-9553-ga-co-7950-ga.15339.html  

Google Plans Higher Ranking for SSL-protected Web-sites

Why is Flowerpicking.com ranked number 1 at Google, while “Picking Flowers Online” is only the fifth result on the search list? The reason is not known in detail because Google’s search criteria are classified and change from time to time. However, one thing is clear now: Google has announced to use SSL protection as an important ranking signal. SSL is known to be the most important crypto protocol in the …Read More