Home 2020 October

Monthly Archives: October 2020

us census

Part 2: US 2020 Census

Kristin Stanberry Part 1 of our series focused on the purpose of the Census in American life. Part 2 will look at exactly who is...

Microprinting placement

Joel Zlotnick, Tyra McConnell and Traci Moran Counterfeit Deterrence Laboratory Office of Fraud Prevention Programmes Bureau of Consular Affairs US Department of State Introduction Microprinting is primarily a security feature...

Part 2: How to increase remote workforce productivity

In this article, we continue with theme of how you can use Microsoft Azure to keep your remote workforce dynamic in these times. How you...

SURYS Photometrix explained

The way we identify ourselves has changed and development of critical online services makes the identification process even more critical. When it comes to...
azerbaijan banknotes

Azerbaijan updates banknote designs

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) has updated the designs of its AZN 1, AZN 5 and AZN 50 banknotes, Trend news agency reports. According...
us census

Part 1: US 2020 Census

Kristin Stanberry As I write this article, the US Census Bureau has just completed the 2020 Census, which is quite an accomplishment during the COVID-19...
bahamas banknote

Bahamas issues new banknote

The Central Bank of The Bahamas has released its new BSD 5 banknote, the seventh instalment in its CRISP Evolution family of banknotes. Consistent with...
norway passport

Norway launches new passport

Norway has issued its first new passports to Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Monica Mæland, Minister of Justice and Public Security,...

This banknote shows security importance

Henk van Zanten Generally speaking, counterfeit banknotes can be easily distinguished from genuine notes by checking the security features and printing techniques used in and...
germany austria

Germany, Austria extend border controls

The German Ministry of Interior has decided to extend border controls with Austria for another six months. Schengen Visa Info reports the ministry determined that...

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...