Austrian State Printing House: Cold Wallet Solution Prevents Cryptocurrency Theft

Maria ZachNews

Theft of cryptocurrencies on the rise – growing demand for safe storage solutions – Chainlock protects and secures assets VIENNA, July 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The US cybersecurity company CipherTrace reports that digital currencies amounting to 1.2 billion USD were stolen in the period of January to March 2019 alone. To combat this rise in cryptocurrency theft, secure technologies for storing cryptocurrencies are just as much … Read More

MIA wins Prize in Competition on Innovations for Africa

Maria ZachNews

The digital ID app MIA of YOUNIQX Identity AG, a subsidiary of the Austrian State Printing House, won the “Africa Innovation Challenge“ organised by the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. In the course of the Austrian Export Day 2019 on 25 June, innovative products, solutions and services suitable for use in Africa were selected by an international jury consisting of high-ranking … Read More

MIA nominated for Identity Innovation Award

Maria ZachNews

The My Identity App (MIA) developed by the Austrian State Printing House has received yet further international recognition: MIA has been nominated for the IDnext Association Identity Innovation Award. This global award rewards innovation in technology and business models, success in privacy protection, added value for users and stakeholders and the potential impact of the project or product. The IDnext … Read More

MY IDENTITY APP – MIA

Maria ZachNews

Secure digital identity With its My Identity App (MIA), the Austrian State Printing House has developed a globally unique product for secure identity in the digital world. MIA integrates all ID documents and an eID function in one app. Therefore, it is no longer necessary to carry physical documents. No personal data is stored on the smartphone. After activating MIA, … Read More

OeSD at Trustech 2017

Sebastian ZehetbauerNews

OeSD at international Trustech exhibition Innovations in the areas of secure payment, identification technologies, networks, and secure IDs will be at the centre of the Trustech exhibition in Cannes. Some 13,000 participants from 125 countries and approx. 350 exhibitors are expected –  among them OeSD at booth LER B022. The Austrian State Printing House will present its digital ID app … Read More

ECOWAS

Maria ZachNews

The Economic Community of West African States launched a project to upgrade their existing hand written laissez-passer documents to electronic travel documents meeting ICAO standards. The Austrian State Printing House (OeSD) was awarded the contact based on their secure and cohesive end-to-end concept and their appealing design of the documents. Each of the 15 ECOWAS member states is represented in … Read More

OeSD is General Contractor for EU laissez-passer for 9 years

Maria ZachNews

The new laissez-passer issued by the European Union Based on an amended legal background, the laissez-passer issued by the European Union experienced a giant leap from a hand written document to an electronically enabled travel document meeting the latest security standards. At the end of May 2015 the contract was signed with Österreichische Staatsdruckerei GmbH (OeSD) from Austria, who submitted … Read More

Passport SAC Liechtenstein

Maria ZachNews

Implementation of the new safety standard SAC for electronic passports in Liechtenstein.  End of August 2014, the successful change to the new safety standard SAC for electronic passports took place in the Principality of Liechtenstein. SAC (Supplemental Access Control) expands the existing safety standard BAC (Basic Access Control) to PACE v2 (Password Authenticated Connection Establishment). The electronic access to the … Read More

OeSD at European Forum Alpbach

Maria ZachNews

02Wednesday, 28. 08. 2013, 11.00-13.30, Hauptschule Alpbach Alpbach Economic Symposium OeSD invites you to the breakout session 04 Touch the Future – Security and Identity in a Digital World Supported by the Federal Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Austria and the Austrian State Printing House. In the digital world, people use different identities. Avoiding identity abuse is … Read More

The New Austrian Driver’s Licence – 2013

Maria ZachNews

Since January 21, 2013 the OeSD has been issuing a renewed Austrian Driver’s Licence. The new document is even more forgery-proof thanks to innovative security features. Examples of the new security features of the 2013 driver’s licence: Transparent, optic variable security feature as additional protection against forgery of the photo Laser-engraved tactile print Secondary photo in latent image form Micro lettering