Association Partners

ACT Canada

Since 1989, ACT Canada has been internationally recognized as the stakeholder association that drives payment evolution and digital identity. We help members protect their interests, advance their causes, enhance networks, and grow their business. Stakeholder dialogue drives profitable decisions, join us. For membership inquiries and other information visit

FIDO Alliance

The FIDO Alliance is an industry consortium that is changing the nature of authentication by introducing an open, scalable and interoperable set of mechanisms to reduce the reliance on passwords and protect hundreds of millions of users around the world. More than 250 leading service providers, technology vendors, government bodies and non-profit organizations have collaborated on FIDO’s specifications for simpler, stronger authentication.

Java Card Forum

The Java Card Form is a collaboration of companies from the smart card, secure operating system, and secure silicon industry, working together to promote and develop Java as the preferred programming language for multi-application smart cards and secure devices. 

NFC Forum

The NFC Forum is a non-profit industry association that advances the use of NFC technology by developing specifications, ensuring interoperability among devices and services, and educating the market. Its membership develops specifications for a modular NFC device architecture, and protocols for interoperable data exchange and device-independent service delivery, device discovery and capability.


oneM2M is the global standards initiative covering requirements, architecture, API specifications, security solutions and interoperability for M2M and IoT technologies. oneM2M consists of eight of the world's preeminent standards organizations, six industry fora or consortia and over 200 member organizations. oneM2M specifications provide a framework to support applications and services including the smart grid, connected car, home automation, public safety, and health

Open Mobile Alliance

OMA is the Leading Industry Forum for the development of mobile service enabler specifications. Formed by mobile operators, device and network suppliers, information technology companies and content providers, OMA delivers open specifications for creating interoperable services. New work in OMA is leading to the development of next generation mobile services such as Device Management, Location-based Services, IoT, APIs and more.

Smart Card Alliance

 The Smart Card Alliance is a not-for-profit association that represents the smart card industry. The organization provides education and information about how smart card technology can be adopted across markets in the U.S. Through projects including education programs, market research, advocacy, industry relations and open forums, it connects its members to industry leaders and innovative thought. 

Trusted Computing Group

Trusted Computing Group develops, defines and promotes open, vendor-neutral, global industry standards based on a hardware root of trust, for interoperable trusted computing platforms. Billions of endpoints use TCG standards to ensure system integrity, protect networks and secure data. For more information, see and on Twitter and LinkedIn.


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