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facial recognition

Russian schools get facial recognition cameras

facialFacial recognition-equipped cameras will reportedly be installed in over 43,000 Russian schools, The Moscow Times reports. Cameras have already been installed in over 1,608 schools...
schengen visa

Schengen Visa cost drops for Belarusians

Anatoly Glaz, Head of the Information and Digital Diplomacy Office and Press Secretary of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, says Belarus and the...
schengen visa

Schengens urged to resume overseas visa operations

The European Commission has urged the Schengen Member States to resume visa operations abroad as soon as possible. Schengen Visa Info reports the commission recommended...
us canada border

Families reunite due to Canada-US exemptions

Families separated on opposite sides of the Canada-US border since mid-March due to the border closure to stop the spread of the COVID-19, are...
spain travel

German travel scheme helps Spain tourism revival

Nearly 11,000 German travellers will visit the Balearic Islands in the next few days as part of a pilot scheme to help revive Spain’s...
eu travel

EU launches website for COVID-19 travel info

The European Commission, executive arm of the European Union, has launched a website to provide up-to-date information on the region’s travel restrictions. CNBC reports the...
covid-19 airports

List of airports marked safe amid COVID-19

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has compiled a list of airports around the world that have taken the necessary measures for lessening the...
artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence & the SOC

Introduction On a daily basis, the news headlines keep pouring out stories about the number of cyberattacks that are taking place. In fact, every day,...
new zealand coronavirus

Borders still closed in ‘virus free’ New Zealand

New Zealand has lifted almost all of its COVID-19 restrictions after reporting no active cases in the country. BBC reports New Zealand has moved to...
uk coronavirus

COVID-19: Many still say no to UK travellers

The majority of the 27 European Union Members States and the four Schengen Associated Countries – Iceland, Switzerland, Norway and Liechtenstein – have said...

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...

Security Banknote Hologram Wins International Trade Award

An advanced banknote showcasing the best in micromirror and hologram integration, has won the ‘Best Applied Security Product’ category at the Excellence in Holography...

Provisional Agreement on European Digital ID Reached

The Council of the European Union issued the following press release on November 9, 2023. With a view to ensuring a trusted and secure...

Biometric Technologies of the Future: Gait Recognition

Gait recognition is the next potential biometric which is being looked at very closely as a viable technology of the future. Gait recognition, simply...