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Bank of Canada appoints new head

The Directors of the Bank of Canada have appointed Tiff Macklem as Governor of the Bank of Canada for a seven-year term, effective 3...
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Prevent credit card fraud with ID verification

There is no denying the increase in the number of consumers that are turning to the internet to buy services and products. By 2021, more...
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National Population Registers importance

Sanjay Dharwadker Every country must have a National Population Register (NPR) and this has been a matter of intense discussion in the last few years....
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Part 2: Shadow IT Management

In our last article, we examined what Shadow IT is. In this article, we examine examples of it, and the specific risks that are...
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Israel extends validity of visas due to COVID-19

Israel’s Population and Immigration Authority (PIBA) announced that it has automatically extended the validity of visas in several categories for individuals holding visas expiring...
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Germany extends international travel warning

Germany’s Federal Government has decided to extend its warning against international travel until at least 14 June. Schengen Visa Info reports the warning – which...

Kenya Kicks Off Digital Identity Pilot Program [Update]

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

The UAE Introduces a New 500-Dirham Polymer Banknote

The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) has announced the issuance of a new AED 500 (500-Dirham) banknote made of polymer. The announcement came...

Biometric Technologies of the Future: Earlobe Recognition

Expert author Ravi Das has, in previous articles, described DNA recognition and Gait recognition as physical biometric technologies of the future. Here, he presents...

Argentina Upgrades Its Relatively New 2,000-Pesos Banknote

On November 7, just months after issuing its first 2,000-pesos banknote, the Banco Central de la República Argentina (BCRA) has put into circulation an...

Busted: Belgian-Greek Network Smuggling Migrants with fake IDs

The following news story was released by Europe’s Border Security Report earlier this month. Authorities in Belgium and Greece have dismantled a network that was...