Five ways to make customer banking more sustainable

Customer expectations from banks have changed significantly in the past decade. Ten or 15 years ago, all they were looking for was easy access to local branches, generous rates, and a convenient banking experience. Today, with an increased awareness on how their actions impact the world around them, customers have come to expect a lot more from their bank. As a result, sustainability has started to become a key part of every banking […]

Going green to make green – how plastic waste can power financial services

2021 is a big year in our fight against climate change. In a summer, which has seen record-breaking temperatures across the world, the evidence of humanity’s impact on the environment is becoming more and more obvious.   With conditions reaching new levels of severity, the world’s leaders and top scientists will be convening at the 26th Conference of the Parties (31st October to 12th November), also known as COP26, […]

How biometric payment cards can perfect the contactless payment experience

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the transition to convenient and more secure ways of paying. With increasing numbers of consumers favouring payment methods that are safer and more hygienic, contactless payments have been on the rise worldwide. In the UK alone, this method accounted for more than a quarter of all payments in the past […]

How can eSIM help overcome the challenges of IoT connectivity activation?

Connected IoT devices and smart solutions are quickly expanding into every industry and aspects of our lives, and the numbers back this up. By 2025, it has been predicted that 75 billion IoT devices will be connected with a potential market value of around $1.6 trillion. With the ability to leverage real-time data and analytics from connected devices, enterprises can gain powerful insights to […]

What are the key benefits of card personalisation for banks and customers?

Did you know that 64% of households in New Zealand have a pet, and that the estimated 4.6 million pets outnumber their Kiwi owners? That is why it is no surprise that a preferred theme for New Zealanders’ personalised banking card is a picture of their pet.    Providing the best user experience is paramount to the success of financial institutions. This is why leading banks in New Zealand, such as our customer […]

Five reasons why MNOs play a central role in the drone ecosystem

Did you know that the commercial drone market is one of the fastest and most innovative sectors of the IoT? Commercial drones have now become a vibrant, emerging industry, which has the potential to cater to a whole spectrum of commercial needs. According to Drone Industry Insights, the drone market reached a total value of […]

Identity in Africa – an existential right for every citizen

For many governments across the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the immense value that a digital identity system can have. With many citizens being stuck in their homes during the past 18 months, the need for digital identity verification to access essential services has skyrocketed. But in the case of many African […]

‘Numberless’ bank cards could be the future: here’s why

In the last few years, the EMV payment card has become increasingly popular and familiar to us all. This is, in part, due to innovations such as contactless communications, different card bodies (such as metal or repurposed ocean plastic) and biometric fingerprint authentication. Today around 3 billion cards are issued every year and the total […]

What is 5G shared responsibility and how would it work?

5G is fundamentally different from anything we’ve ever seen. By 2023, the new technology is predicted to host 25 billion device connections, jumping to 75 billion by 2025. That’s more than 9 devices per person on earth.  5G offers more than just the ability to see videos faster. Compared to 4G, it offers a higher transmission speed, lower latency and increased bandwidth.  […]

Only 32% Global Organizations believe Cloud Security is shared responsibility

A survey conducted by security firm Gemalto says that only 32% of Global Organizations believe Cloud Security is shared responsibility. Similarly, 34% of them say that ‘security’ is the sole responsibility of the cloud provider. The 2018 Global Cloud Data Security Study also disclosed some astonishing details about the cloud practices being carried out in […]

Gemalto is the global leader in digital security, with 2015 annual revenues of €3.1 billion and customers in over 180 countries. We bring trust to an increasingly connected world. Our technologies and services enable businesses and governments to authenticate identities and protect data so they stay safe and enable services in personal devices, connected objects, the cloud and in between. Gemalto’s solutions are at the heart of modern life, from payment to enterprise security and the internet of things. We authenticate people, transactions and objects, encrypt data and create value for software – enabling our clients to deliver secure digital services for billions of individuals and things.
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