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Spain’s New National ID Card

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On 2 June 2021 Spain began issuing a new national identity card, known as the DNI 4.0, that complies with the EU Regulation 2019/1157...

The SolarWinds Hack (Part 2)

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As we previously reported, the SolarWinds Hack of 2020 was massive in its scope and the extent of the damage it caused. In this...

Zimbabwe issued $50 banknote on 6 July 2021

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The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe introduced a $50 banknote into circulation on the 6th of July 2021. The new banknote is the fifth and...

Dominica Launches New Biometric ePassport

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The government of the Commonwealth of Dominica will launch its new biometric ePassport beginning 19 July 2021. The new passport includes several new security features, most notably an...

The Key Lessons Learned from The SolarWinds Attack

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In all forms of Cyberattacks that occur, no matter how large or how smally, there are always key lessons to be learned and applied....

False Alarm: Fake 500-Rupee Banknotes

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A recent social media post caused great confusion by warning that Indian 500-rupee banknotes with the vertical green security stripe near the picture of...

Indigenous Canadians May Use Traditional Names on Documents

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On June 14, 2021, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) announced that all Indigenous Canadian people can now reclaim their traditional names, as written,...

Passport data page photo: Colour or no colour?

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Over the last years, more and more countries decided to switch to polycarbonate for their passport’s data page. The main reasons for such upgrades...