Blogger profile: Neville Pattinson

Manages government programs and affairs for North America; passionate about security and identity initiatives and actively volunteers expertise with multiple industry groups for thought leadership and advocacy. Blogs written here are on behalf of Gemalto.


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Winning Trust in Government Security Solutions: ABI Ranks Gemalto Top…

Earlier this month, ABI Research ranked Gemalto first in its “Government & Healthcare ID: Smart Card and Legacy Credentials,” the company’s latest assessment of leading suppliers for electronic government and health-care documents. Gemalto’s top ranking was based on qualitative data including: 1) An innovative and comprehensive portfolio of platforms and services for governments and citizens […]

U.S. Medicaid – how can we protect the most vulnerable?

The Subcommittee on Health, under the Energy & Commerce Committee is holding ongoing hearings as part of an examination of how to reform Medicaid. These hearings focus on creating more universal, federally mandated rules and requirements for Medicaid that hope to strengthen the largest government health care program. An important part of reform centers on […]

The Next Frontier of Drivers’ Licenses

In the United States, a driver’s license is used for much more than driving; it is often used as a primary source of identification (in lieu of a national ID card) for employment, domestic travel, banking, purchasing, and more.  But many states lag behind in using the latest security technology in their drivers’ licenses, leaving […]

A smarter US social security card

The United States social security card dates back to 1936 and it hasn’t changed much since then. A small piece of paper the size of a ticket stub holds one’s social security number that is an American’s life line for identity verification, employment eligibility, and citizenry. The paper card is not quite up to date […]

Mobile employee IDs getting closer to reality

Do you work from your mobile device?  It’s true that with mobile devices becoming ubiquitous and Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) a trend that is here to stay, corporate and government employees are increasingly eager to use their mobile devices to stay productive at work and on the road.  This doesn’t come without its issues – mobile devices […]

NSTIC, Disaster Relief Security, Healthcare Smart Cards headline last week’s…

Last week was the annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference in Washington, D.C., which always provides a great opportunity to see our peers and learn about the latest developments in smart cards and identity management within all levels of government and healthcare. Jeremy Grant, the head of the National Strategy of Trusted Identities in Cyberspace […]

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