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Attributes and credentials

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Attributes and credentials represent a concept that strengthens data protection and informational self‑determination in e‑ID systems. The basic idea is that an asserted attribute...

From policing to passport control

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Identity verification at passport control, in policing, and in retail stores is most often achieved by matching an individual’s face to a photographic identity...

US Biometric and identity intelligence programme

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While technology has made life more automated and easier, it has also allowed nefarious persons to clone or forge passports, including the biometric data...

UN Security Council Resolution 2178

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Events during 2014 have exposed systemic gaps in border control arrangements globally. The UN Security Council has responded to the emergence of the foreign...

Designing identity documents

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In recent years, identity document issuance solutions have undergone significant advances, incorporating a wave of new technologies that enable photo identity documents to be...

e-Passport authentication

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In this article, René Clerc explains some of the basics of the RFID chips used in e‑Passports, and discusses some of the inherent difficulties...

A challenging step in the right direction

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As an increasing number of banknotes are now being sorted outside the central banks, locally or in industrial sorting centres, efficient detection of forged...

Free Resource: Keesing’s State-Specific REAL ID At-a-Glance Guide

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REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and ID cards are now the real deal in the United States. If it’s your job to check the driver’s...

Eastern Caribbean States’ New $50 Commemorative Note

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The Caribbean state of Grenada will soon celebrate the 50th anniversary of its independence from Britain with a new $50 commemorative banknote that depicts...

Kenya Kicks Off Digital Identity Pilot Program [Update]

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Update: Just a month after Kenya launched the rollout its new digital identity pilot program in November 2023, the country’s High Court ordered the process...

Pre-2021 Liberian Banknotes No Longer Legal Tender by 3/31/24

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All Liberian banknotes dated before 2021 will cease to be legal tender on March 31, 2021, according to the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL). The...

Coming Soon: 100 and 200-Krone Updated Danish Banknotes

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The Danmarks Nationalbank continues to update its 2009 Series of banknotes. The first of the upgraded banknotes, called the 2009A Series, was the new...