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NHS COVID-19 app launches in UK

People across England and Wales are being encouraged to download the new National Health Service (NHS) COVID-19 app to help control the spread of...
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Swiss voters are pro free movement with EU

The majority of Swiss citizens have voted against a proposal to end a free movement deal with the European Union. In a referendum held over...
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Malta rolls out new high-tech ID cards

The new Maltese ID cards have reportedly entered circulation. Alex Muscat, Parliamentary Secretary for Citizenship and Communities, previously said that apart from the aesthetic changes,...
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Part 2: The top tax scams in 2020

In Part 2 of this series, we continue with the remaining tax scams. Click here to read Part 1. The cancellation of your Social Security...

Key information security terms to know

Information security and cloud security terms can be hard to follow — especially with all those acronyms like DLP, SAML, and more. As cloud...
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Singapore to include facial tech in digital ID

Singapore has made a deal with iProov to provide face verification technology used in the country's national digital identity system. ZDNet reports the UK firm’s...
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Gibraltar to become part of Schengen Zone?

Authorities in Spain have proposed to add Gibraltar to the Schengen Zone after the Brexit transition period, in order to facilitate movement between these...
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Thales produces 12 million Swedish documents

French technology company Thales has announced that its subsidiary AB Svenska Pass has been awarded the contract to manufacture, personalise and deliver around 12...
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Expired Schengen Visa holders must leave Germany

Holders of expired Schengen Visas who have been stranded in Germany due to COVID-19 have been asked to leave the country before 1 October. Schengen...
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Part 1: The top tax scams in 2020

Introduction As we get closer to 15 October, this can mean only thing that most Americans hate doing: paying taxes (of course, if you are...

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...

To find news about a specific state, click on the state abbreviation here: For news about a specific US Territory, click on the US...

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...