Gemalto Leads Digital Security Industry in CSCIP Professional Certifications

WASHINGTON, (PaymentsMarket) -- Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, today announced that 21 of its team members in North America have earned the distinction of Certified Smart Card Industry Professional (CSCIP). The Smart Card Alliance CSCIP certification, offered under its Leadership, Education and Advancement Program, recognizes professionals who have an advanced level of technology knowledge and experience, and have passed a certification exam developed by experts. This achievement puts Gemalto in the forefront of professional certifications in the industry, with its employees holding almost half of the total certifications awarded under the program.

"With 21 CSCIPs awarded, more than any other industry organization to date, the Alliance applauds Gemalto's enthusiastic and broad participation in our program," said Randy Vanderhoof, executive director of the Smart Card Alliance. "The CSCIP designation from a respected industry body allows employees and their organizations to establish strong credentials and sets them apart from the pack."

"Gemalto is committed to providing our customers with the best digital security options available," added Paul Beverly, president Gemalto North America. "Our employees are dedicated to constantly deepening their industry expertise to help serve the business needs of our customers. Our telecom, banking and government customers benefit from our knowledge and accumulated experience as they design best-in-class security into their final products and services."

About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2009 annual revenues of EUR1.65 billion, and over 10,000 employees operating out of 75 offices, with research and service centers in 41 countries.

Gemalto is at the heart of our evolving digital society. The freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain, and work--anytime, anywhere--has become an integral part of what people want and expect, in ways that are convenient, enjoyable and secure.

Gemalto delivers on the growing demands of billions of people worldwide for mobile connectivity, identity and data protection, credit card safety, health and transportation services, e-government and national security. We do this by supplying to governments, wireless operators, banks and enterprises a wide range of secure personal devices, such as subscriber identification modules (SIM), Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC) in mobile phones, smart banking cards, smart card access badges, electronic passports, and USB tokens for online identity protection. Moreover Gemalto delivers on emerging applications related to the 'Internet of things' by supplying wireless modules and machine identification modules (MIM) for machine-to-machine communication. To complete these solutions we also provide software, systems and services to help our customers achieve their goals.

As the use of Gemalto's software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the company is poised to thrive over the coming years.

For more information please visit www.gemalto.com.

SOURCE: Gemalto

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