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Keesing Journal 34

Editorial: Is there a future for document security? Cases analysed: The replication of biophotonic structures Security features in composite material documents The Angola National ID...

Keesing Journal 35

Editorial: New technology puts criminals to the test Innovation: E-Passports and automated border crossing Laser stamps on anti-counterfeiting paper Multicoloured, 3D floating images Digital security...

Keesing Journal 36

State and legal: The story of standardisation Current situation Dutch Passport Act INTERPOL'S FHT/CSDB Innovation: Innovations in Optically Variable Devices High Security Identification Documents Design: Designing...

Innovations in Optically Variable Devices

The increasing need for security is driving global adoption of advanced electronic ID documents as a primary means of confirming identity and right of...

The story of standardisation

In November 1944, 54 States attended the International Civil Aviation Conference in Chicago. At the end of this conference a Convention on International Civil...

INTERPOL’S FHT/CSDB

INTERPOL’s Financial and High Tech Crime/Counterfeit and Security Documents Branch (FHT/CSDB) is responsible for establishing programmes that provide forensic support, operational assistance and technical...

Designing better banknotes

The involvement of the general public in the testing of security features and banknote configurations can provide valuable information about the usability and security...

Current situation Dutch Passport Act

On 9 June 2009 the Dutch Upper House of Parliament approved a new Passport Act without a vote. The proposal was, however, the topic...

High Security Identification Documents

For anyone involved in the production of a high-security identification document the risk of the programme is a constant concern. Will the document look...

Bonding solutions in e-Passports

In this article, Erwin Herzog describes how adhesives contribute to secure biometric and non-biometric passports during the production and personalisation stage and in daily...

The Digital Person: Part 3

This series has, so far, defined the Digital Person and described its evolution, and how the Digital Person compares to ChatBots and Virtual Personal...

LIVE BLOG: Mississippi DPS launches Mississippi Mobile ID and more news…

To find news about a specific state, click on the state abbreviation here: For news about a specific US Territory, click on the US...

The Digital Person: Part 2

This series began with an expert’s definition and explanation of the Digital Person and a brief history of how it evolved. As we continue...

North Carolina Issuing Redesigned Driver License and ID Card

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has released new driver licenses, permits and identification cards in a new design and integrating the latest in card security...

The Digital Person: Part 1

Whenever you have applied for a job, or even visited an ecommerce store, has it happened that you are, in fact, engaging with Chatbot?...