Gemalto Joins the Partnership for Cyber Resilience from the World Economic
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PARIS -- November 06, 2012
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security,
announces joining the Partnership for Cyber Resilience - a global initiative
developed by the World Economic Forum in support of fostering a trusted share
digital space and supported by leading global companies. Gemalto will work
alongside the initiative partners to identify and address emerging global
needs and systemic risks that arise from the increasing digital connectivity
of people, processes and objects. The company brings its global experience in
digital security applied in particular to authenticated mobile security,
trusted cloud access, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and
eGovernment security and efficiency. Gemalto will also bring in the expertise
acquired through its numerous contributions to Information and Communication
Technology (ICT) security standards.
This new initiative reinforces Gemalto’s continued commitment to making trust
and security an essential pre-requisite for connecting people in human and
enterprise transactions effectively. Gemalto is also an active member of the
Trust in Digital Life consortium (TDL), a European Commission backed research
initiative that brings together European public and private stakeholders to
set out and implement a vision for trustworthy ICT-related products, with a
view to address fundamental societal issues raised by new digital technologies
and to boost user adoption.
“Gemalto recognizes the need for leading companies to come together to ensure
that trust and security form the bedrock of our interconnected digital world,”
commented Olivier Piou, Chief Executive Officer of Gemalto. “We encourage this
initiative by the World Economic Forum to create a common ground for global
companies to actively promote and develop strategies which ensure the
sustained growth and stability of the networked economy. Gemalto will draw
from its long history of industry-leading security and identity protection
expertise to contribute to this effort.”
Members of the Partnership for Cyber Resilience community include notably
ABSA, BT, HSBC, TATA consultancy services, Thomson Reuters and Visa.
To know more about the subject, you can read keynote speech from Neelie Kroes,
Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda
Securing our Cyber-world, at the Top Level Conference on Cyber Security of
Industrial Control Systems and Smart Grids/Amsterdam, 16 October 2012.
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security
with 2011 annual revenues of €2 billion and more than 10,000 employees
operating out of 74 offices and 14 Research & Development centers, located in
We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of
people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop,
bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable
and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile
services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy
protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and
dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications.
Gemalto develops secure embedded software and secure products which we design
and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these secure products, the
confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services they enable.
Our innovations offer more ways for our clients to enhance the convenience and
security of people’s digital lives.
Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to
interact with the digital and wireless world.
For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com,
blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.
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