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Bank of Scotland to issue a new £50 banknote

On July 1, 2021, the Bank of Scotland will put a new polymer £50 banknote (The Bridges series) into circulation. Color, design, and imagery As with...

Nebraska Driver License: New Design, Advanced Security

The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles is now issuing drivers licenses and state ID cards with a new design and advanced security features. The...

Long-invalid Croatian Banknotes Returned and Exchanged

Between 2007 and 2010, the Croatian National Bank (CNB) withdrew from circulation seven series of 5-, 10-, 50-, 100- and 200-kuna banknotes. All of...

Albania’s new 1,000-leke and 10,000-leke banknotes

On 30 June 2021, Albania will put into circulation two new banknotes, in denominations of 1,000 lekes and 10,000 lekes. Both notes are part...

Presenting Cyber Risk Realities and Budget Needs to the Board

Now more than ever, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) are going to have to answer some very tough questions not only from their CEOs,...

Global Trade Body warns over growth in fake Covid documents

Border security and law enforcement authorities are being urged to increase their investment in anti-counterfeiting devices as the trade in fake Covid 19 documents...

Uzbekistan issues upgraded 2,000- and 20,000-Sum banknotes

On 14 June 2021, the Central Bank of Uzbekistan started issuing new, upgraded banknotes in denominations of 2,000 Sum and 20,000 Sum. The banknotes...

How to Spend Your Money Wisely on Cybersecurity

Although things have started to come back to life after COVID-19, many companies are still tightening their Cybersecurity budgets, with perhaps only modest increases...

Republic of North Macedonia Issues Revised Banknotes

The Republic of North Macedonia has begun issuing revised banknotes bearing the country’s current name. The denominations to be issued are the 100-denar, 1,000-denar,...

What’s in Your (Apple) Wallet?

This is a big week at Apple as the company hosts its Worldwide Developers Conference, showcasing its latest developments. During a presentation on updates...

A Major Milestone for Nigeria’s National ID Card System

Nigeria’s National Identity Management System has reached a significant milestone: It is ready to start issuing multipurpose national ID cards through the self-service online...

Sometimes Nature Trumps Tradition in ID Document Design

While the world increasingly runs on technology, nature is making an unexpected appearance in some countries’ passports and other ID documents. Portraits of monarchs...

Suriname Adds SRD 200 and SRD 500 Denomination Banknotes

The Central Bank of Suriname has added two new denominations to the country’s family of banknotes. The new notes, SRD 200 and SRD 500,...

Zimbabwe Unveils a New Family of Banknotes: The “ZiG”

Effective April 8, 2024, Zimbabwe has a new family of banknotes nicknamed Zig, which stands for “Zimbabwe Gold.” The ZiG currency replaces a Zimbabwean...

Peru Adds a 200-Soles Note to Its Newest Banknote Family

Peru’s newest family of banknotes now has a new member: the 200-soles note, which was put into circulation in December 2023. The Central Reserve...