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Tracking issues in travel documents

The technical standards for machine readable travel documents (MRTDs) have existed for nearly four decades, as originally published by the International Civil Aviation Organization...

Security by Design: Split Fountains Redux

Joel Zlotnick, Jordan Brough and Troy Eberhardt Reverse engineering of document artwork is a critical prepress activity for sophisticated counter­feiters that print by offset lithography...

Will Brexit lead to regained sovereignty?

When on 23 June 2016 a small majority of the UK voters voted in favor of leaving the EU – in fact on the dissolution...

Can the grid protect us from terror?

In the aftermath of horrific events such as the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Nice, Manchester, Kabul and London or anywhere else, many of...

Internet of Things

The digitalisation of industrial processes dominates the present industrial developments and has started to change our lives dramatically. On the way to self-organising factories,...

Optical security media

Increasing the security and utility of national identity programmes is one of the most pressing concerns of governments around the world, driving the evolution...

Science delivers input for identity domain

The organisation and management of a country’s national identity infrastructure and of identity information by companies and institutions requires the constant attention of both...

Blockchain technology

In 2008, a white paper titled ‘Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System’ mysteriously appeared under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. Said paper explained the infrastructure...

The future of identity management

Being able to prove one’s identity is a prerequisite for administrative, social and economic inclusion in the modern world. Citizens lacking a recognised form...

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?...