Yearly Archives: 2018

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Valid to Sponsor Money20/20 USA

27-30 October 2019 Valid is a sponsor of the upcoming Money20/20 event taking place on October 27-30 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Valid’s Payments Solutions teams from across the globe will be in attendance to demonstrate the latest innovations in payment solutions technology including mobile banking, secure card production, EMV, personalization services, secure Read more

05/09/2018
EMV
mobile banking
Money20/20
Payment Solutions
secure card packaging
valid

Valid Broadens Its Portfolio and Launches Smart Cities Solution

The Brazilian multinational secure technology solutions company Valid (B³: VLID3 - ON), always in touch with market demands and investing in innovation and new projects, will provide a portfolio of Smart Cities solutions to São Caetano do Sul, a Brazilian municipality 8 miles away from the capital of São Paulo that holds the highest Human Development Index (HDI) of Read more

20/12/2018
IoT
smartcity
smarticities

2018-12-20T16:48:35+00:0020/12/2018|Tags: , , |

Valid becomes an international certificate authority for the issuance of SSL, CodeSign, and email certificates

Valid Digital Certification (www.validcertificadora.com.br), a company from Grupo Valid S.A. specializing in digital certification, has just become a certificate authority for the issuance of international SSL/TLS digital server, code signing, and email certificates. According to Márcio Nunes, Valid’s Director of Digital Certification and CIO, as of September 2018, international server and code signing certificates are now issued directly by the Read more

19/12/2018
certificado digital

2018-12-19T17:47:48+00:0019/12/2018|Tags: |

Key Takeaways from Homeland Security Week (USA)

By: David Lytle, Client Development Director – Data Solutions & Rick Harbour, CEO of VSGI David Lytle, Client Development Director – Data Solutions and Rick Harbour, CEO of VSGI attended Homeland Security Week on October 22-24, 2018 in Washington D.C., USA which brought together top homeland security leaders from government, industry and academia to discuss current challenges and future Read more

19/12/2018
artificial intelligence
business data
Data Enrichment
data quality
demographic data
email data
file preprocessing services
government data
homeland security week
Machine Learning
master data management
valid

Valid Digital Certification comes to Honduras and broadens its international operations

The company will be responsible for structuring Tecnisign’s new certifying authority Valid Digital Certification has been operating in Brazil since 2011 and has since become one of the country’s largest digital certification companies; it is now coming to Honduras, broadening its international operations. The company will be the technological partner of Tecnisign, a new company from Grupo Visión, which Read more

17/12/2018
certificado digital
digital certification
Honduras
ITI
SSL certificates
VALID DIGITAL CERTIFICATION

Application of RFID, a Case Study

By: Rafael Franco - Tracking Solutions Engineer RFID technology has been described in previous articles; this time, the intention is to provide a case study on the applicability of this technology. There is a wide range of uses for RFID and while it can be found in all different applications, its most common use is for remotely identifying and accounting Read more

11/12/2018
barcode
inventory management
IoT
retail tracking
RFID
RFID tags
tracking
valid

2018-12-11T20:00:29+00:0011/12/2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Agrotopus, a Valid company, announces strategic partnership with Minasul

The Brazilian multinational’s agritech company will be expanding its portfolio of digital solutions for the cooperative, which commercializes over 1.2 million bags of coffee per year On Thursday (December 6), Agrotopus announced a strategic partnership with the Varginha region’s coffee growers’ cooperative (Minasul). Minasul has 6,000 members, manages the coffee production from over 150 municipalities in Brazil’s Minas Gerais Read more

07/12/2018

2018-12-07T17:36:12+00:0007/12/2018|

CA Prop 65 Tricks and Traps

By: Emilija Rasinskaite and Chris Mermigas - USA Legal Team New changes to California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, more commonly referred to as “Proposition 65” or “Prop 65,” has had a ripple effect from retail sellers all the way back to manufacturers and component suppliers such as Valid. Valid, like other manufacturers and suppliers, Read more

30/11/2018
CA Prop 65
Prop 65
Proposition 65
valid

2018-12-04T09:46:26+00:0030/11/2018|Tags: , , , |

Phishing: Constant Vigilance

By: Chris Mermigas, Senior Corporate Counsel, USA Region  Valid’s different business offerings focus on the secure side of innovation whether it be protecting the identity on a credit card or driver’s license or protecting our clients’ confidential information. In this digital age, a thief is no longer dropping in from the ventilation system to steal files from computers. The thief Read more

21/11/2018
cyber security
cyber-criminal
email
Phishing
phishing emails
valid

2018-11-21T16:22:32+00:0021/11/2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Interoperability and the Digital Payment Ecosystem

By: Franco Zaro, Solutions Manager On October 20-24, Valid sponsored and participated in Money20/20 USA in Las Vegas, NV; one of the most prominent global events related to mobile financial solutions. We were impressed to see the rapid growth of this dynamic industry which was reflected in this multidisciplinary event. Every day we have begun to see more and Read more

15/11/2018
digital payment
interoperability
MBaaS
mobile banking
Money20/20
peer-to-peer transactions
valid
Valid Secure Services Hub
virtual credit card
VSSH

The Business Environment and Risk Scenario

By: Luiz Cláudio Borges - Supervisor, Management Systems & Risks and IT Governance The word “risk” has its origins in Old Italian - it derives from the word “risicare,” which means “to dare.” Since the dawn of time, humanity has been forced to learn that being daring is the best way to overcome obstacles. Little by little, taking risks in Read more

06/11/2018
analysis model
business environment
management system standards
risk intelligence
risk scenario
valid

Valid purchases agritech company and begins offering digital solutions for agribusiness

Valid, a Brazilian multinational offering secure technological solutions (B³: VLID3 - ON) announces the acquisition of 51.8% of Agrotopus, a startup focused on corporate solutions for the agribusiness industry. With this transaction, Valid now has added agritech as a new line of business, specializing in innovative solutions for the entire production chain for agriculture. The acquisition is valued at Read more

23/10/2018
agritech; agricultural management system; agribusiness; digital farm; smart warehouse; agrotopus; companies in the Valid group

The Importance of Internal Customer Service

By: Tracey Campagna - Customer Service Representative, USA Region If an employee can think of their colleagues as internal customers, the work they do and the attitude with which they do it, would change dramatically. Everyone works for the customer, but a large number of employees don’t ever communicate directly with them. Production employees, maintenance, IT, team leaders and many Read more

28/09/2018
internal customer service
organizational culture
valid

2018-09-28T16:40:32+01:0028/09/2018|Tags: , , |

User Experience: at the Heart of Digital Banking

By: Leonel Cuevas - Solution Sales, LATAM Region The financial industry, as with many others, is being transformed by technology. To keep up with this transformation, banks are being forced to change their business model and the way they relate to their clients. Since it is currently possible to open and close an account with just a few clicks, Read more

26/09/2018
digital banking
digital payments
modularity
multiple channels
security
user experience
valid
Valid Secure Services Hub
VSSH

Sustainable and Secure Production

By: Willians Jander de Souza, Project Analyst With an increasingly competitive market, what sets a company apart is the experience their solution provides, and the quality of their products. But many companies are cautious about innovating their products. The production of plastic cards has evolved along with the demands of the payment methods market, and Valid offers a broad portfolio Read more

19/09/2018
recycled plastic cards
Recycled PVC
secure cards
sustainable card production
valid

Technological Innovation

By: Leonardo de Oliveira da Silva - DBA I To do new things, to develop something out of the ordinary, to change customs and practices, means to innovate. And when we decide to face situations from a different perspective, specifically in terms of the globalized world, to address a certain problem, we are talking about technological innovation. There are Read more

14/09/2018
globalization
innovation
technological innovation
valid

2018-09-14T16:38:08+01:0014/09/2018|Tags: , , , |

So…Is it RFID or Tracking?

By: Ricardo Malizia - Manager of Tracking Solutions Ready? Let’s go! RFID means Radio Frequency IDentification, which is an automatic method for remotely accessing data through electromagnetic waves. These waves generate an electrical current when captured by an antenna, which then directs this current to a chip, which is energized, enabling it to communicate data recorded in its memory. Read more

11/09/2018
Data Matrix
IoT
QR code
Radio Frequency Identification
RFID
RFID Tag
Smart Tag
tracking
valid

Valid to Sponsor IoT Tech Expo

28-29 Nov. 2018 Valid is a sponsor of the upcoming IoT Tech Expo event taking place on November 28-29 in Santa Clara, California.  Our Mobile Solutions and Software & Services teams from across the globe will be in attendance to demonstrate the latest innovations in our IoT solutions, including a demonstration of some of Read more

11/10/2018
connected supply chain
intelligent city
Internet of Things
IoT
IoT Tech Expo
Mobile Solutions
smart building & facilities management
smart grid data management
Software & Services
valid

Valid at the SENDI 2018

20-23 Nov. 2018 Valid is attending the 23rd National Seminar on the Distribution of Electricity Power (SENDI 2018),  from November 20 to 23 in Fortaleza, Ceará State, Brazil. There, Valid is presenting its secure and innovative solutions to manage data of customers of electricity companies. With the aim of promoting the exchange of experiences between electricity Read more

21/11/2018
billing
electricity companies
fulfillment
sendi2018
valid

2018-11-21T22:16:20+00:0021/11/2018|Tags: , , , , |

Valid at Africacom 2018

13-15 Nov. 2018 Valid will be participating as an exhibitor at Africacom, the largest African Telco, Media and Technology event, at stand D81. The fair will be held on the 13th – 15th November 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. Valid provides engaging and flexible solutions that enable financial institutions, retailers, transportation and telecommunication Read more

29/10/2018
biometric authentication services
loyalty programs
mobile payment
social banking
valid
Valid Secure Services Hub
VSSH

Valid Sponsors 2018 AAMVA International Conference

On August 21-23, representatives from Valid’s Identity Solutions team, Data Solutions team, and executive management, attended the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) International Conference. Valid’s cross functional representation at the event demonstrates our commitment to offering comprehensive Identity Solutions to the motor vehicle community including front & back office configurable workflows, biometric software, central issuance, mobile driver’s Read more

05/09/2018
AAMVA
AAMVA International Conference
AIC
data solutions
identity solutions
motor vehicles
valid

Valid presents payment wristbands at Innovation Pay

25 September 2018 A major player in the global innovation ecosystem, Valid is participating in Innovation Pay, the largest innovation event in Brazil focused on payments and services, being held today, September 25, with Valid Wear’n pay – a wristband that can work on multiple applications, such as payments through major credit card companies, Read more

27/09/2018
EMV
mobile banking
Money20/20
Payment Solutions
secure card packaging
valid

VSPS GLOBAL PERSONALIZATION SOLUTION – PRESENCE IN NEW MARKETS

Since 2013, Valid has chosen to invest in technology, developing our own Smart Card personalization system capable of writing and testing all of our cards produced in factories. This personalization platform, called VSPS (Valid Smart Perso Solution), has grown over the years, gaining new functionalities and components to meet demands and new market specifications that constantly arise in the Read more

24/08/2018
Dual-Interface
EMV
Smart Card
valid
Valid Smart Perso Solution
VSPS

2018-08-24T16:15:43+01:0024/08/2018|Tags: , , , , , |

GDPR Compliance Part 2: The Data Protection Revolution Continues to Spread

By: Chris Mermigas – Senior Corporate Counsel, USA Region The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) began enforcement on May 25, 2018, and has caused waves throughout the globe. Establishing rights and protections for the personal data of citizens of the EU, the GDPR applies to anyone who handles or possesses personal data of EU citizens or otherwise monitors Read more

21/08/2018
California Consumer Protection Act
CCPA
data
Data Protection
GDPR
valid

Valid participates in the largest event in Brazil’s mineral water industry  

Valid participates in the largest event in Brazil’s mineral water industry The company will be demonstrating how their anti-fraud seals work. Valid, one of the world’s most experienced companies in the production of secure documents, will be participating in the 27th Brazilian natural mineral water conference, and in Expo-ABINAM 2018, both of which will be held Natal, Rio Grande Read more

17/08/2018

2018-08-31T18:24:45+01:0017/08/2018|

How to Improve a Good Thing…Key Takeaways from an Industry-Leading Chief Marketing Officer

By Brenda McGowan, Client Development Director – Data Solutions, USA Region Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a regional American Marketing Association event. While in attendance, I found myself quickly jotting down notes, thinking these are “too good not to share”! One of the featured speakers, a leading Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and industry veteran of a Read more

15/08/2018
Chief Marketing Officer
CMO
data
engagement
metrics
valid

2018-08-15T22:34:42+01:0015/08/2018|Tags: , , , , , |

IoT – A New Concept

By: Rogério Loureiro, Manager - Digital The term “IoT” is all the rage in the world of IT. I’ve seen many posts and articles in various media covering the fact that, like many other trends, the IoT is becoming more and more common in our daily lives. The first use of the term “IoT” has been attributed to MIT researcher Read more

07/08/2018
big data
cloud computing
Internet of Things
IoT
M2M
Programmable Logic Controllers
valid

Valid has been Accredited by GSMA for Subscription Management

Accredited by GSMA for Subscription Management Valid has been named an accredited supplier for the GSMA Association for Subscription Management (SAS-SM), for the data center located in the Madrid manufacturing plant. This SAS-SM certification is requested as the necessary security grade by the Mobile Network Operators worldwide, willing to delegate their subscription management services to a third-party Read more

25/07/2018
GSMA
Subscription Management
valid

2018-07-25T23:25:44+01:0025/07/2018|Tags: , , |

Geo-Fencing Vs Geo-Framing…There is a new kid in town!

By:  Brenda McGowan - Data Solutions, USA Region Geo-Fencing vs. Geo-Framing As digital display advertising is continuing to gain momentum with marketers as a more “cost effective” means to reach customers and prospects than traditional methods, it’s good know the differences in approach and how new technologies may improve your Ad Spend! Not all “GEO” technologies are the Read more

23/07/2018
geo-fencing
geo-framing
valid

2018-07-24T15:38:54+01:0023/07/2018|Tags: , , |

Valid Solution reduces fraud using credit card security codes

The fraud-reduction system, which sends out security codes over SMS, was developed by Valid and has reduced the number of cases of fraud via interception for CREDZ, a company that works with retail chains all over Brazil. The solution was featured on the E-Commerce News portal. Read the full article here. (only available in Portuguese)

2018-07-20T21:42:01+01:0020/07/2018|Tags: , , |

Single SIM Card Functionality: 3 Ways You Can Face the Most Common Mobility IoT Challenges

By:  Franco Zaro, Nicolas Quiroga, Rolando Hernandez - Mobile Solutions, USA Region The exponential growth of IoT (Internet of Things) is closely related to how technology has addressed many unanswered questions regarding security, reliability and user-friendly solutions. Along with these three “must have” elements, IoT technology evolves with mobility, transforming it into the arrowhead of the Digital Revolution. A Read more

19/07/2018
eUICC
IoT
M2M
Multi-IMSI
valid

2018-07-19T23:00:48+01:0019/07/2018|Tags: , , , , |

Valid to produce identification cards and driver’s licenses for Vermont, USA

In its July 17, 2018 issue, the magazine Isto É Dinheiro highlighted the contract signed with the state of Vermont, in the USA, to provide driver’s licenses and identification cards for residents. This is the third American state to start issuing documents produced by Valid. The services Valid is to provide as part of this contract include gathering of photographs and Read more

19/07/2018
Driver’s Licenses
identification cards
Vermont

2018-07-19T22:56:37+01:0019/07/2018|Tags: , , |

Valid and ConnectedYou join forces to deliver seamless global connectivity to the internet of things industry

ConnectedYou (CY), the global IoT service orchestrator and Valid, the innovative eSIM solutions provider today announced their partnership to deliver seamless Connectivity Enablement Service to Device Makers and IoT Solution Providers. This partnership delivers a seamless cellular connectivity service based on eSIM technology, making connectivity and subscription management easier for enterprises offering connected services all over the world for Read more

13/08/2018
ConnectedYou
eSIM technology
eUICC
IoT
LTE Connectivity
MNOs
Subscription Management
valid

Valid Selected by the State of Vermont to Produce New, Highly Secure ID Cards and Driver Licenses – USA

The Vermont State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has selected Valid to provide their residents with securely issued driver licenses and identification (DL/ID) cards. As Valid plans to increase its market share in the US, Vermont is the third state to distribute driver’s licenses produced by the Company. “We are demonstrating our continuing dedication to provide flexible, innovative and Read more

17/07/2018
driver licenses
identification cards
Vermont
WebLink

2018-07-17T20:58:25+01:0017/07/2018|Tags: , , , |

Mayor Elorza Announces Launch of Providence’s Municipal Identification Card Program

On June 25, 2018, the news site providenceri.gov featured an article about the fact that the city of Providence will start offering municipal ID cards to citizens. The document, which is produced by Valid, enables citizens of Providence to have access to the services offered by the municipal government in a more practical and secure manner. Providence is the Read more

12/07/2018
municipal ID cards
Providence

2018-07-12T15:21:22+01:0012/07/2018|Tags: , |

Increase in banking services using apps

Valid’s solution for transactions via apps was featured in Brazilian newspaper DCI. The Valid Social Banking platform allows users to perform transactions such as money transfers, and access a variety of financial services such as checking their balance, making payments, deposits, scheduling withdrawals, and location of ATMs using their smartphones, without having to exit whatever app they are using. Read Read more

11/07/2018
Banking Services
Valid Social Banking

2018-07-11T23:10:59+01:0011/07/2018|Tags: , |

Facial Biometrics: The New Face of Secure Identification

Facial biometrics are a giant leap ahead of fingerprinting biometrics. First developed in the 1960s, the technology has become more accessible to the mass market, for both law enforcement and private consumers. Studies show facial biometrics will be the future of secure identification. Even though it is still an emerging technology, the industry is set to hit $7.76 billion Read more

10/07/2018
biometric data
facial biometrics
facial recognition
liveliness detection
valid

Disaster Recovery Best Practices for Credential Issuance

By: Chuck Wilson, Content Proposal Manager - Identity Solutions, USA Region Most, if not all, Driver’s License/ID card contracts include provisions for Disaster Recovery (DR) by specifying backup production facilities to ensure a timely response to demand in the face of interruptions at the primary production facilities. Experience has shown most secondary DR facilities that are only operated in the Read more

28/06/2018
credential issuance
disaster recovery
disaster recovery best practices
DR Best Practices
valid

Benefits of the Auto Wrecking Act

Valid talks about the Auto Wrecking Act and the benefits and advantages it offers to society in the O Popular newspaper from Goiânia, state of Goiás Read the full article here (only available in Portuguese): Learn more about the solution here.

2018-06-28T20:12:09+01:0027/06/2018|

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team: How Valid Creates a Results-Oriented Organizational Culture

By Anne Markle - Vice President of Manufacturing, USA Region From new solutions to new global locations, Valid is continuously adapting and evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients and the world around us. With our continued growth and success, our leadership team has grown and changed as well. In an ever-evolving technological climate, it is more Read more

21/06/2018
5 dysfunctions of a team
accountability
commitment
leadership
results
trust
valid

The Top 5 Best Practices For A Municipal Services Card Program

By Chuck Wilson, Content Proposal Manager - Identity Solutions, USA Region While the debate about necessity and validity of municipal identity credentials is becoming a polarizing political issue, there is an unmet civil need for access to services offered by local municipalities. Regardless with which side of the political divide one may associate, there is no denying that a non- Read more

08/05/2018
best practices
ID cards
identification
Municipal Identification Card
municipal services
municipal services card program
valid

Tracking solution for auto parts was featured in TV News Program

Tracking solution for auto parts distributors and auto wreckers was featured in the Bom Dia Goiás TV News Group. Watch the video here (available in Portuguese only): https://globoplay.globo.com/v/6803185/ Learn more about the solution: https://valid.com/what-we-do/iot-and-track-trace/tracking-used-car-parts/

2018-06-28T20:12:48+01:0021/06/2018|

Valid’s Smart Cities solution highlights innovations in urban infrastructure

Valid’s Smart Cities solution was covered in issue 241 of the Lumière Electric magazine, which highlights innovations in urban infrastructure. It’s a set of solutions and services that serve to identify citizens and create a unified database, with the aim of improving administration and providing tools for decision-making, management of tax collection and relationships with companies from the municipalities. Read more

20/06/2018
smartcities
smartcity

2018-06-28T20:42:02+01:0020/06/2018|Tags: , |

Valid launches facial biometrics solution

Tool ensures rapid and accurate identification. Valid’s portfolio includes a high-tech, innovative facial recognition tool that ensures accurate identification. The solution is already in use by a private bank in Colombia, and it ensures secure authentication within the company’s app thanks to the built-in “liveness detection” feature, which is a system that analyzes signs of “proof of life” to ensure Read more

20/06/2018
artificial intelligence
biometric
Deep-learning
facial biometrics solution
NIST
simplifying the payment or transaction experience

Márcio Nunes is appointed as a new member of the ICP-Brasil steering committee

Márcio Nunes, CEO of Valid Digital Certification, a company that is part of the Valid Group and totally dedicated to Digital Certification, was named as the new Alternate for the steering committee for ICP-Brasil - the Brazilian public key infrastructure (ICP-Brasil), which is tied to the President’s Chief of Staff’s Office. Read the full article (only available in Portuguese). Read more

13/06/2018

2018-06-28T08:38:00+01:0013/06/2018|

Valid brings a “library bus” to communities in need

The social project called “Livros nas Praças” [translation: “Books in Squares”], sponsored by Valid in the city of Rio de Janeiro, was a success right out of the blocks. In April alone, 1,500 people visited the “library on wheels.” The project consists of a bus adapted to be a traveling library, with a collection of around 2,000 books, to be Read more

23/05/2018
books
communities
education
Río de Janeiro
valid

2018-05-23T20:33:27+01:0023/05/2018|Tags: , , , , |

Valid invests in technology for the financial market

Mobile banking transactions are growing, and Valid is investing in technology for the financial market. The number of banking transactions performed in Brazil using mobile devices has surpassed the number made by computer. This statistic, published last week in a study by the Fundação Getulio Vargas, also reveals that Brazil now has more smartphones than inhabitants, with 220 million active Read more

14/05/2018
Banco Davivienda
Colômbia
DaviPlata
financial market
Mobile
valid

2018-05-14T15:01:39+01:0014/05/2018|Tags: , , , , , |

“PODE CONTAR!” PROGRAM REACHES MORE THAN 2.09 MILLION VIEWS

In early 2016, Valid Digital Certification, a Valid Group company, created the program Pode Contar! with the aim of offering information to accountants and lawyers, including topics that are both current and relevant to their industry. Now in its second year, Pode Contar! has reached 2.09 million views. According to Márcio Nunes, CEO of Valid Digital Certification, its number of Read more

24/04/2018
digital certification
Márcio Nunes
pode contar
youtube

2018-05-14T14:56:11+01:0024/04/2018|Tags: , , , |

eSIM Technology: Creating A Fully Connected World

Connected Living, IoT, and Connected Things are terms that may not sound familiar to the everyday consumer but are already a reality for many. Since 2014, the addition of SIM cards in some high-end cars gave the added value of connectivity. However, this technology that was originally an "extra" feature will become mandatory in a few months. According to Read more

08/06/2018
eSIM
eSIM technology
eUICC
GlobalPlatform
GSMA
IoT
M2M
SIMalliance
valid

2018-06-19T16:41:13+01:0008/06/2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Artificial Intelligence at the Helm

They analyze behavior, learn from errors, draw conclusions, and make decisions. I’m talking about machines, more connected than ever, with big data solutions and deep learning algorithms. There’s a revolution afoot in marketing and in business. Smart cars, factories, and houses are currently the most popular markets. But the disruptive capacity of Artificial Intelligence is also moving into other Read more

18/05/2018
AI
artificial intelligence
eUICC
M2M
valid

2018-06-19T19:43:58+01:0018/05/2018|Tags: , , , , |

Valid Presents Success Case at the MVNOs World Congress

Valid is in attendance at the MVNOs World Congress 2018 opening the eSIM Connect panel sharing our seamless global LTE connectivity success case in the broadcasting industry. Jose Manuel Castro, Valid's Vice President of Strategic Business Development, and Carel Begeer, Business Developer from Skymond, take to the stage to present the success case that enables broadcasters to focus on Read more

24/04/2018
eSIM
IoT
LTE Connectivity
MVNOs World Congress
Success Case
valid

2018-06-19T19:42:51+01:0024/04/2018|Tags: , , , , , |

Beyond the Seal: Valid Contributes Towards Improvement of Tracking Process for Water in Brazil

For the Treasury Office, health inspection departments, and authorized water bottling companies, the seal serves as an instrument for tracking the origin of natural mineral water and electrolyte-enhanced water in Brazil. The aim is to fight illegal bottling of mineral water and to guarantee the quality of the product purchased by the consumer. Other significant outcomes of this project Read more

06/06/2018
certification seal
track & trace
valid
water bottle seal
water in brazil
water seal tracking

Being Customer Centric, Being Efficient, and Taking Care of People is the Name of “The Game” at Valid

By Anne Markle, Vice President of Manufacturing, USA Region What game are you playing? Well, at Valid “The Game” means following our three key pillars every day in everything we do. These three pillars are: Being Customer Centric, Being Efficient and Taking Care of People. So, let’s take a bit of time to explore each of these pillars and Read more

21/05/2018
Being Efficient
Care of People
Customer Centric
The Game
valid

2018-06-19T19:46:20+01:0021/05/2018|Tags: , , , , |

2018 USPS® Move Update Standard Changes: Are You and Your Data Prepared?

By Roger Holmes, Technical Lead - Processing Services, US Region Are you aware of a change to the USPS® method for verifying address quality that will create a big impact on Mail Service Providers and their customers? What is the Move Update Standard? Starting in April 2018, the USPS will send monthly invoices to Mail Service Providers (MSP) who Read more

17/04/2018
Move Update Standard
USPS
USPS Move Update
valid

2018-06-19T19:48:34+01:0017/04/2018|Tags: , , , |

GDPR Compliance: Is Your Organization Ready?

By Chris Mermigas, Senior Corporate Counsel, US Region The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will soon be enforced. But how many employees, or executive members of your organization know what the GDPR is and why they should care about it? Is it IT’s problem? Is it Legal’s problem? Is it Sales’ problem? Whose problem is it? With the enforcement date Read more

09/04/2018
GDPR
GDPR Compliance
General Data Protection Regulation

2018-06-19T19:49:48+01:0009/04/2018|Tags: , , |

Understanding Blockchain Technology within an Evolving Identity Ecosystem

By Chuck Wilson, Content Proposal Manager - Identity Solutions In our globalized economy with people who travel, work and recreate in diverse areas, a widespread, digital identity system has become an internationally shared goal. A number of firms are focused on Blockchain technology as enablers for parties independent of each other to rely on the same, shared, secure, and Read more

23/05/2018
blockchain
identity ecosystem
identity solutions
valid

2018-06-19T19:51:16+01:0023/05/2018|Tags: , , , |

Top 5 Best Practices for a USA Municipal Services Card Program

By Chuck Wilson, Content Proposal Manager - Identity Solutions, USA Region While the debate about necessity and validity of municipal identity credentials is becoming a polarizing political issue, there is an unmet civil need for access to services offered by local municipalities. Regardless with which side of the political divide one may associate, there is no denying that a Read more

07/05/2018
card program
identity solutions
municipal services
municipal services card program
valid

Valid brings Digital Certification to Healthcare Management

Digital certification is a fundamental technological tool for healthcare management in Brazil. This is the concept that Valid brought to the “New Technologies for Healthcare” Seminar, held on March 16 in São Paulo. The digital certificate offers flexibility, but also lends authenticity to the information sent through by virtual means, with security and a guarantee of the integrity of the Read more

20/03/2018
COST REDUCTION
digital certification
DIGITAL SECURITY
E-HEALTH
ELECTRONIC PATIENT RECORD
HEALTH
Healthcare
HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT
HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
HEALTHCARE TECHNOLOGY
LEGAL VALIDITY
Márcio Nunes
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
Nextcorp
Ricardo Barros
SEMINAR
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VALID DIGITAL CERTIFICATION

In partnership with ArtRio, Valid helps underprivileged kids visit the Rio Art Museum

With the support of Valid, 25 children from the Centro de Referência de Assistência Social (Social Assistance Center - CRAS), located in the neighborhood of Caju, Rio de Janeiro, went on an excursion to the Museu de Arte do Rio (Rio Art Museum - MAR). One of the exhibits they saw was called "Dja Guata Porã: Rio de Janeiro Indígena” Read more

19/03/2018
art
caju
children
culture
digital certification
NGO
Río de Janeiro
valid

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Valid Digital Certification is the new basketball sponsor at Sesi Franca

As a social investment policy, Valid Digital Certification, part of the Valid Group, is pleased to announce that it is the new sponsor for basketball at Sesi Franca (a community center in Franca, São Paulo State). The initiative is part of a mission to drive activities that encourage taking part in sports, which is a very strong part of Brazilian Read more

28/02/2018
ACIF
basketball
digital certification
Márcio Nunes
Sesi Franca
valid

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Valid Digital Certification is the new basketball sponsor at Sesi Franca

As a social investment policy, Valid Digital Certification, part of the Valid Group, is pleased to announce that it is the new sponsor for basketball at Sesi Franca (a community center in Franca, São Paulo State). The initiative is part of a mission to drive activities that encourage taking part in sports, which is a very strong part of Read more

28/06/2018
ACIF
basketball
digital certification
Márcio Nunes
Sesi Franca
valid

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Valid presents innovative digital solutions at the 2018 Mobile World Congress

Valid will be at the Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018), the largest event in the mobile technology sector, showcasing its solutions in the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile banking, and embedded SIM Cards (eUICC). This strategy conveys the company's new visual identity as a global provider of services for the Digital Age and for Connected Life. MWC 2018 will be Read more

27/02/2018
cubic telecom
innovation
IoT
mobile world congress
MWC
solutions
technology
valid

Valid at the Expo-ABINAM 2018

05-07 Sept. 2018 Valid, one of the world’s most experienced companies in the production of secure documents, will be participating in the 27th Brazilian natural mineral water conference, and in Expo-ABINAM 2018, both of which will be held Natal, Rio Grande do Norte State, from September 5 to 7. The initiative is part of Read more

31/08/2018
Abinam
mineral water industry
track and trace
water seal tracking

Valid Sponsors the AAMVA International Conference

21-23 August 2018 During this event we will be offering demonstrations of WebLink ID, our web-based identity system software that turns any authorized PC with Internet or Intranet access into a feature-rich photo ID card processing workstation. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs in Read more

30/08/2018
AAMVA
AAMVA Conference
AAMVA International Conference
AIC
Driver's License

Valid Sponsors the AAMVA Region IV Conference

9-12 July 2018 During this event we will be offering demonstrations of WebLink ID, our web-based identity system software that turns any authorized PC with Internet or Intranet access into a feature-rich photo ID card processing workstation. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs in Read more

30/08/2018
AAMVA
AAMVA Conference
Driver's License
Region 4
Region IV

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Valid Sponsors the AAMVA Region II Conference

18-21 June 2018 During this event we will be offering demonstrations of WebLink ID, our web-based identity system software that turns any authorized PC with Internet or Intranet access into a feature-rich photo ID card processing workstation. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) is a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization developing model programs in Read more

30/08/2018
AAMVA
AAMVA Conference
Driver's License
Region 1

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New Technologies for Healthcare Seminar

Valid is one of the sponsors of Biometrics HITech 2017, the largest event in Brazil specializing in biometrics and technologies for human identification. The event is being held in Brasília, between August 29 and 31, 2017.

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