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Keesing Journal 61

Editorial: The paperless journal General interest: Redefining trusted ID with mDL ISO 18013-5 Mobile Identities will revolutionise service delivery worldwide Practical experience: ...

How to prevent fraud amid COVID-19

Coronavirus spread has been bringing a lot of fear, uncertainty and even panic to people and organisations around the globe. Simultaneously, it has been...
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Migrants expected at Greek-Turkish border

European Union border protection agency Frontex predicts another influx of illegal migrants at the Greek-Turkish border when Turkey lifts its COVID-19 restrictions. According to Schengen...

Part 1: What is the blockchain?

An overview into encryption To fully understand the concept of blockchains, one must first have a basic primer into what encryption is all about, as...
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‘Investments needed for anti-counterfeiting’

An international trade body says new reports about criminals cashing in on the COVID-19 crisis highlight the urgent need for more investment in anti-counterfeiting...
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Greece, Cyprus, Israel to create ‘corona corridor’

Greece, Cyprus and Israel are considering setting up a “corona corridor” as a common effort to revive the tourism sector which has been severely...

Biometrics industry could lose $2 billion due to COVID-19

A new report from ABI Research predicts a revenue drop of $2 billion this year in the biometric device market caused by the COVID-19...
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SA’s new licences will be ISO 18013 compliant

South Africa’s Department of Transport plans to introduce updated driver’s licence cards within the next two years. Business Tech reports the new, durable card will...
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Liberia: Crane to print new banknotes

The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has awarded a contract to Crane Currency to supply the country’s new banknotes. “CBL is pleased to announce that...
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Quarantine mandatory for foreigners in France

The two weeks mandatory quarantine imposed by the French Government has caused confusion since the decision was announced on 2 May. The decision will reportedly...

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...

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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...