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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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 […]

Making federal government mobile

Mobile was a hot topic at this year’s Smart Card Alliance Government Conference, held in Washington D.C.  Like other enterprises, federal government agencies want employees to have the convenience and productivity gains of smartphones and tablets, as well as the potential cost savings of bring your own device (BYOD). Meeting this challenge, however, involves finding […]

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 […]

Taking action against health fraud in the USA

It’s no secret that fraud, waste and abuse is running rampant within the US Medicare system. It’s a serious problem no matter how you look at it, but especially in light of the debt situation this country is currently facing. Happily, there are solutions to impede Medicare fraud which would save US taxpayers billions of […]

Cyber Security Awareness Month

This October marks the ninth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC), this month is a time to raise awareness about protecting yourself and your information online. As the presidential election […]

White House Cybersecurity Chief Reflects on First Two Months

Cybersecurity and the White House have been in the news for the past week after the Obama administration’s cybersecurity bill was blocked in the Senate on August 2nd, despite the president taking to the blogosphere to air his concerns about digital terrorism only a fortnight before. Despite this setback, the U.S. government is still working […]

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