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Asymmetric Cyber Warfare (Part 2)

Asymmetric Cyber Warfare, introduced in my previous article, poses an especially challenging threat to today’s businesses. Companies that have a well-established security policy in...

Ukraine Replaces Low-value Banknotes with Coins

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) recently stopped issuing four banknote denominations and is replacing them with coins. The four lowest-value bank note denominations...

Americans can return home on expired passports

U.S. citizens who are currently overseas and whose passports expired on or after 1 January 2020, can use their passports for to return home...

Estonia’s Next Generation e-Passport Booklet

HID Global has delivered a redesigned ePassport booklet and document issuance software to Estonia’s Police and Border Guard Board (PPA). The European country began issuing the...

Asymmetric Cyber Warfare (Part 1)

When one thinks of a Cyberattack taking place, many visions come to mind. Perhaps the most popular is that of an individual dressed in...

VeriFLY Health Passport Adds COVID Vaccine Status

Just as medical science has advanced quickly during the COVID-19 pandemic, so too has technology such as digital health passports—even as “safe traveler” requirements...

Louisiana adds COVID vaccine status to LA Wallet

As companies and governments around the world create and debate COVID-19 vaccine passports, the state of Louisiana has begun offering a novel and secure...

Invisible Personal Information (IPI)

Hidden variable data, including the holder's name or date of birth, or the document number. This data can be viewed with a special decoding...

Hybrid Banknotes: A Bridge Between Cash and Crypto

As central bank digital currencies (CBDC) become reality and the use of cryptocurrencies for payments becomes more mainstream, how will these new digital monies...

Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing

In the world of Cybersecurity today, there are plenty of tests and examinations to make sure that the lines of defense surrounding your business...

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

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

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...