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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Aug. 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Secure Technology Alliance today unveiled changes to streamline its organizational structure and membership levels to facilitate more efficient use of its collective resources and drive even greater collaboration among its Self-Guided Affiliate Members, including The American Payments Forum (USPF)as well as its other working groups and sector councils.

Building on the successful USPF model, the changes will make it easier to create and operate other affiliate forum groups. The first of these will be the Identity and Access Forum, also announced today, which will combine the STA’s current identity and access guidance, including its mobile driver’s license initiatives (mDL) and other related activities into one group.

“As we enter our fourth decade, we celebrate our rich heritage of achievement and are pleased that the collaboration our organization enables is more important than ever,” said Jason Bohrer, Executive Director of the Secure Technology Alliance. “To position ourselves for future success, we are implementing changes that will better serve the members of our organization, their industries and their customers.

The new framework will continue to leverage the STA’s strength in payments, access and digital ID, and offers three important advantages over the current structure.

First, it allows all members of the STA and its forums to freely participate in any activities or projects of the entire organization, which they cannot do today with a single membership. Second, it builds on STA’s proven ability to incubate and advance the widespread adoption of security technologies and best practices in exciting new areas such as Mobile Driver’s License (mDL), Internet of Things ( IoT), healthcare and more. Third, it is more scalable, providing a structure for hosting future forums as market developments warrant.

Last but not least, the new structure simplifies membership dues into a common structure across the organization. This will help improve cross-organizational engagement and clarify and strengthen the value proposition to existing and potential members, the cornerstone of the organization.

“Allowing cross-industry stakeholders to come together in a neutral forum to discuss relevant topics and advance key initiatives has proven powerful and effective in improving the quality and safety of our connected lives in ways we now Going forward, only by working together can we achieve our mission to continually improve security and user experiences in the increasingly interconnected industries of payments, identity, and of the access we serve,” said Bohrer.

To participate in upcoming projects and influence industry innovation, visit the Alliance website for membership information. Participation in Alliance activities allows organizations of all sizes, and their respective individual members, not only to be at the forefront of digital security, but also to help shape it by sharing their expertise and by debating with opinion leaders in the sector.

For continuous updates on the Secure Technology Alliance Where The American Payments Forum (USPF) visit the organization’s websites, LinkedIn page and follow @SecureTechOrg on Twitter.

About the Secure Technology Alliance

TheSecure Technology Allianceis the premier association for the digital security industry. Through his US payments and identity and access forums, industry councils and working groups, the Alliance encourages open dialogue among industry stakeholders to explore and develop secure technology innovations in the marketplace payments, identity and access. By collaborating on education and guidance, the Alliance helps to enable effective, fast and efficient implementation of large-scale disruptive technologies. For more information, please visit


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