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Understanding the Role of Hardware Security Modules in Digital Identities for Machines

Threats of cyberattacks continue to grow every day, and with business fueling the accelerated growth of digital transformations and processes, it is not just the human participants that are at risk. Humans are not the only ones that need the security of a digital identity. Machines used in digital transactions are a target for hackers, necessitating the protection that digital identities provide for all stakeholders in order to prevent security breaches.
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Understanding Supply Chain Attacks - What You Need to Know

Supply chain attacks are nothing new. However, these attacks have become more organized since the early part of 2020. Now, cybercriminals have turned their focus to suppliers versus organizations to make a far greater impact with damages.
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Understanding Supply Chain Attacks - How to Protect Your Supply

Supply chain attacks threatened the interconnectedness of global markets. It is common for multiple customers to rely on the same supplier. Therefore, a single cyberattack could potentially have a large-scale national or cross-border impact.
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Remote Management in the Age of Global Disruptions

As the world comes to terms with the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing becomes a focal point in flattening the curve, businesses around the globe are confronted with challenges associated with remote management.
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AFD Fleet Cards - Transition from 3DES to AES

In this article we will focus on fleet cards issued by banks and/or follow a payment card association scheme (Visa, MasterCard, etc.) and the necessary transition from 3DES to AES encryption.
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EMV for Fleet Cards - Does it make sense for AFD Fuel Cards?

EMV could reshape the future of fleet & fuel cards. This can help managers grow and strengthen their fleets’ overall performance.
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Fleet Cards, Fuel Cards, and AFD - Key Answers on PCI Compliance, Crypto-Security and the EMV shift in October 2020

Today, Automatic Fuel Dispenser fraud is a sad reality. Gas pumps are impacted by skimmers, cloned fuel cards, and other schemes. This forces fuel merchants to adopt chip technology as a way to prevent counterfeit frauds. 
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How Blockchain Allows Car Manufacturers to Create Digital Passports

This article explains how blockchain technologies can allow car manufacturers to offer irrefragable digital passports for the buyers and owners of the vehicles they sell.
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How Blockchain Disrupts the Automotive Industry

It is estimated that around 62 percent of the global automotive industry will use blockchain technologies as early as 2021. Many car manufacturers are currently investing in Distributed Ledgers Technologies (DLT) projects.
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NIST's Hybrid Mode Approach to Post-Quantum Computing - why crypto agility is crucial

The importance of cryptography has acquired considerable prominence due to the requirement of security mechanisms such as confidentiality, integrity, authenticity, and non-repudiation in modern data communications.
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State of Symmetric & Hash Algorithms after Quantum Computing

The importance of cryptography is increasing. The formalization of quantum computing platforms poses serious threats to the cryptographic algorithms. Be informed about the omplications of quantum computing on the present cryptography.
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Secure Transactions with eIDAS

Under eIDAS, the EU aims to facilitate cross-border digital transactions and pave the way for a Digital Single Market. Qualified electronic signatures and seals play a decisive role with this goal. Read in our article how to benefit from eIDAS.