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palm vein technology

Hyosung upgrades ATMs with palm vein technology

Hyosung has integrated its self-service ATMs with Fujitsu palm vein biometric authentication technology to increase security. The South Korean company says by integrating Fujitsu’s PalmSecure...
eu travel list

Only 15 countries on ‘safe list’ to enter EU

The European Union has revealed a new list of countries that will be allowed to enter the bloc from 1 July when external borders...
counterfeiting

E-commerce threatens consumers

A new report highlights the “huge” threat of e-commerce counterfeiting during the coronavirus crisis, driving demand for more investment in security devices, says a...
fibre optics

8 myths of compatible optics debunked

What are fibre optics? As devices become interconnected with another, especially as the Internet of Things (IoT) further evolves, network connections will have to become...
finland coronavirus

Finland allows nationals to entry from 12 countries

Authorities in Finland have decided to permit entry for the citizens of 12 European countries, saying that these countries have COVID-19 under control in...
fake banknotes

‘Super Leu’ counterfeiting gang arrested

Romanian authorities have arrested a man known as the world’s best forger of high-security plastic banknotes. Bloomberg reports the operation was part of a crackdown...
apple safari

Apple launches biometric web authentication

Apple is launching a new Safari feature that allows developers to integrate Face ID and Touch ID authentication for the web. The feature is set...
germany schengen visa

Stranded Schengen Visa holders may work in Germany

Holders of expired Schengen Visas who are still stranded in Germany due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, may stay in the country until 30 September. Schengen...
myanmar banknote

All Myanmar banknotes to feature Aung San

The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) says it will introduce the image of independence hero General Aung San on all denominations of the country’s...
south korea drivers

South Korea launches digital driver’s licence

South Korean telecommunication companies have launched a digital driver's licence that will come in the form of a QR code and bar code. The plans...

LIVE BLOG: Florida terminates its Smart ID mobile app and more news…

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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...