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Trends in the smart-card industry

Nowadays, smart cards are an essential relief in daily life, providing numerous advantages. As portable devices, they ensure individual access to different services, whether in...

Security by Design: Split Fountain Width

Joel Zlotnick, Jordan Brough and Troy Eberhardt This paper is the seventh in a series focusing on novel security design strategies that interrupt counterfeiting processes...

Optimizing Serialization: Part 1

Despite the introduction of promising new digital security serialization technologies, letterpress numbering machines are still used to serialize most paper documents today.  A letterpress...

LIVE BLOG: U.S. State Dept. allows online passport renewals during beta testing and more...

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 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...

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...