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The gateway to identities misuse

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), the Registry of Motor Vehicles or the Bureau of Motor Vehicles: regardless of the naming of the agency...

The Estonian eID: a joint effort

The first generation of Estonian eID cards was issued in 2002. Since then, there have been three generations of cards. Preparations for the fourth...

Why nationality is not always clear-cut

Over the past ten years, there has been rising concern around several nationality-related issues. Nationality is closely related to the mobility of people and...

Big data: from marketing to safer streets

Intelligence-led policing has been around since the 1990s, but as elements such as profiling are still controversial and there are no universally established procedures...

Identity Threat Assessment and Prediction (ITAP)

Identity theft, fraud and related crimes are increasingly common occurrences. The Center for Identity at The University of Texas (UT CID) is studying these...

Optical machine authentication of security documents

In the first part of this publication, we discussed the latest two major international standardisation activities on the topic of optical machine authentication of...

Big Banknote Data

The Bank of Canada has recently begun collecting data on all individual notes processed by their high-speed sorting equipment, and now houses over a...

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LIVE BLOG: Florida terminates its Smart ID mobile app 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...

UAE Extends Passport Validity to 10 Years for Adults Age 21+

The validity of United Arab Emirates passport for citizens aged 21 years and older has been extended from the present five years to 10 years from...

Why Corporate Boards Should Prioritize Minors’ Data Privacy

Whether your company wants to let kids in or keep them out, companies must now comply with expanding digital privacy and safety laws set...

King Charles III Banknotes Due Out June 5, 2024 [Updated]

Early this year, we published this preview of the U.K.'s new banknotes featuring a portrait of King Charles III. The new banknotes went into...

Japan’s New Banknote Series

In 2022, we published a preview of Japan's new family of banknotes. The new notes were released on July 3, 2024. Here we have...