Cable & Telecom

New technology turns Telus employees’ smartphones into virtual security badges

TORONTO and LONDON, ENGLAND – Telus has announced a partnership with a U.K. software company that will allow its employees to access the company’s secure buildings, networks and sensitive data from anywhere at any time with a simple tap of their smartphones.The partnership with Intercede, a provider of identity and credential management software, will use a technology called MyID that uses universal integrated circuit cards and personal identity verification (PIV) technology from Gemalto, a digital security company based in The Netherlands.The technology replaces separate smart cards and security tokens, giving employees access to secure buildings and networks through a secure system...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.