E-passports and automated bordercrossing

Since the few years that electronic or e-Passports have been in use, considerable experience has been gained regarding their usage. It is obvious that,...

ODS to showcase innovation in document protection

New ways to identify fake security devices on banknotes, passports and other secured documents will be at the heart of the Optical Document Security...
afghanistan banknotes

Afghanistan awards $8 million printing contract to Poland

Afghanistan’s National Procurement Authority (NPA) says the contract for printing afghani banknotes has been awarded to Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW). According to the NPA,...

Where 170 million ‘red lobsters’ go to die

Ever wondered what happens to “old money”? Westpac Wire unpacks what will happen to Australia’s 170 million existing $20 banknotes when the new “red lobsters”...
Air France

French airports to try biometric boarding

Air France and Aéroports de Paris (ADP) have agreed to roll out a biometric boarding pilot early next year. French news magazine L’Express reports the...


Checking the world’s ID documents and banknotes

FIDO: A secure alternative for electronic IDs?

Dr Bernd Zwattendorfer & Navneeta Deo Infineon Technologies Electronic IDs (eIDs) are typically the means of choice for securing online identification and authentication processes in data-sensitive...