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bali travel

Bali ‘closed’ for the rest of 2020

Foreign tourists will not be allowed to visit Bali for the rest of 2020 due to coronavirus concerns. The Indonesian island re-opened beaches, temples and...
id cards

Cyprus ready for biometric ID cards

Cyprus' Civil Registry and Migration Department says the country’s citizens will receive a new version of identity cards, Security Document World reports. According to the...
banknote security

New security increases for banknotes

A revolutionary new security feature has been launched to make polymer banknotes even more secure. The Cinema feature from global polymer banknote experts CCL Secure...
malware

The types of malware injection attacks

Introduction The cloud computing infrastructure is susceptible to malware injection attacks. In these instances, the cyber attacker creates a malicious application and injects it into...
hawaii travel

Hawaii tourism closed for another month

David Ige, Governor of Hawaii, says the US state’s tourism will remain closed for at least another month due to a rise in COVID-19...
greece travel

Exemptions for Greece non-EU entry ban

The Greek Government has extended its entry ban for travellers outside the European Union until 31 August in a bid to stop the spread...
indonesia banknote

Indonesia 75th anniversary note

Bank Indonesia (BI) has issued a new IDR 75,000 banknote to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia. Bank Indonesia says the “meaning”...
bulgaria banknote

Bulgaria introduces new leva banknote

The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) says it is putting a new version of the BGN 5 banknote with enhanced security features in circulation on...
travel spain

More countries ask to avoid travel to Spain

Germany is the latest country to advise its residents to avoid non-essential travel to Spain. The German Government has added Spain, excluding the Canary Islands,...
thailand passport

Thailand’s biometric e-passports ready

The Kingdom of Thailand is moving ahead with its major migration towards biometric identification for its 70 million citizens. Thales officially handed over the full...

Bulgaria Launches a New National ID Card

The Republic of Bulgaria has begun issuing a new-and-improved national identity card for citizens who apply for it. Issuance began in mid-June of this...

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...