Secure ID Industry Promotes Privacy and Security Standards to State Legislators


NASHVILLE, TN—Members of the Secure ID Coalition, an affiliation of companies advocating for secure identification technology standards to protect the privacy of citizens, educated policymakers at the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) August 16-18 at the NCSL's annual meeting and exhibit. The mission is to promote the understanding and appropriate use of smart card technology while maintaining user privacy, and the coalition includes secure card makers Gemalto and Oberthur Card Systems, as well as chip makers Infineon Technologies, Philips Semiconductors, and Texas Instruments. It met with legislators to share their principles of privacy and their call for best practices and standards in securing identity information management programs. For more information on the Secure ID Coalition, visit

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