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The Cloud Platform that Redefines Authentication: Entrust Datacard


Founded in 1969, Entrust Datacard was built to strengthen advanced authentication for Microsoft Azure Active Directory Customers. Its purpose is to establish a connected ecosystem that is securedfrom design todevice manufacturing through the entire IoT lifecycle. It is continuously committed to quality in every aspect of serving its customers. As part of its ongoing effort to ensure the highest level of quality, Entrust Datacard has launched key initiatives to ensure that its products and services meet the most demanding standards in the industry.

It is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

Featured products

ID Card Printers:Entrust Datacard’s ID card printer solutions represent the ultimate identity platform.

Financial Card Printers:Entrust Datacard’s financial card printer solutions represent an ideal way to expedite card usage, increase cardholder loyalty, and help reduce operating costs.

Central Card Issuance: The clients can get a complete card-to-envelope solution for their high-volume card issuance with its personalization and delivery systems. One can produce dynamic, highly personalized financial cards, and secure IDs with superior speed and uptime.

Passport Systems: The clients can issue high-quality passports and e-passports in centralized or distributed environments. Its proven systems are designed to maximize document security and prevent counterfeiting and alteration.

Solution offerings

Customers from a wide range of markets deploy Entrust Datacard solutions to enable secure transactions, improve service levels, protect networks, and create trusted environments where people can work, travel, learn and transact.


Financial institutions, retailers, and other consumer marketers are looking for ways to engage consumers, build their brands, and expand market share.

  • Instant Card Issuance:It offers instant issuance of credit, debit, and ATM cards in clients’ branch locations for those looking to win new customers and deepen relationships with existing ones
  • Transaction Security: Securing digital banking channels while ensuring a positive customer experience and keeping IT costs in check become a difficult challenge that calls for an innovative solution
  • Central Card Issuance: Success requires strategic thinking, operational adaptability, and a partner who is committed to continuous innovation
  • Consumer Authentication: Banks are looking to go online and mobile with more offerings partly to save costs and largely to align with consumer preferences


Entrust Datacard collaborates with government agencies and integrators worldwide to solve complex identity card issues.

  • Digital Certificates: No matter how many or what type of servers clients have, Entrust Datacard offers the right SSL certificate for them
  • Employee ID Solutions: Establishing a successful, well-designed secure ID program is essential for maintaining security in every business, from smaller organizations to global enterprises


Government agencies trust Entrust Datacard to provide secure identification solutions for over 325 ID programs in more than 95 countries including national IDs, travel documents, driver’s licenses, healthcare ID’s, smart IDs, and e-government applications.

  • Citizen ID Issuance and Management: Protecting citizens and safeguarding borders is a priority for every country. Clients can transform their business and protect against breaches and fraud while staying in compliance with corporate and government regulations
  • Border Control Solutions:Countries can protect their borders and their citizens by issuing highly secure credentials
  • e-Government:Entrust Datacard offers a portfolio of solutions that help streamline the delivery and management of a wide range of e-government programs
  • Credential Lifecycle Management: Entrust Datacard offers the life-cycle management solutions government agencies need to securely and cost-effectively manage a full range of citizen credentials

Meet the Leader

Todd Wilkinson, President,and Chief Executive Officer: Under Todd’s leadership, Entrust Datacard has expanded its position in the Payments and Information Security markets. In 2014, he ushered in a new era for the company as Datacard Group acquired Entrust and became Entrust Datacard. The combining of expertise from both organizations was noted and recognized by industry analysts including Gartner, which called out the company as a Visionary in its Magic Quadrant.

Wilkinson first joined the company a decade ago as the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. He has served as President and CEO since 2008. Previously he held executive roles at General Electric after beginning his career at USG Corporation. Wilkinson holds both a Master of Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree from Northern Illinois University.

“Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated, and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile, and secure world.”