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Business Continuity Plan vs. Disaster Recovery Plan

Businesses have learned many key lessons during the COVID-19 pandemic, including following: The need to be able to deploy a mobile workforce in the...

Optimizing Microprinting in Lamination Plate Features

Introduction Part one of this series about optimizing microprinting described 2D font design and artwork customization for better resistance to artwork re-origination. Part two introduced...

Bank of Albania Issues New 500- and 2,000-Lekë Banknotes

The Bank of Albania put into circulation two new banknotes, in denominations of 500 Lekë and 2000 Lekë, on 17 January 2022. The new...

Ransomware and Identity and Access Management

The cyber threat landscape is no doubt a very dynamic one; it is constantly changing, almost by the hour. This is illustrated by how...

Simultaneous Offset: Strategies for Optimization (Part 5)

This is the fifth and final paper in a series about optimizing simultaneous offset, a security printing technology that facilitates registration of offset artwork...

Six Top Priorities for Your IT Budget in 2022

Now is a good time to review and plan for your IT needs and budget for 2022. This article provides six tips you should...

Simultaneous Offset: Strategies for Optimization (Part 4)

This is the fourth in a series of five papers about optimizing simultaneous offset, a hardware security printing technology that applies offset images in...

Mauritania Issues New 20 Ouguiya banknote

The Central Bank of Mauritania began issuing a new banknote in November 2021. The 20 Ouguiya note is the lowest denomination in the newest...

The Role of Encryption in Protecting Data

With the near 99% Remote Workforce now becoming a reality for the long haul, Corporate America has learned some harsh lessons about Cybersecurity during...

Five Famous Cyberattacks Against Critical Infrastructure

When one thinks of a Cyberattack, what often comes to mind is the damage done to Web servers and databases. In those kinds of...

Libya is Withdrawing 50-Dinars Banknotes from Circulation

The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) started withdrawing all 50-Dinars banknotes from circulation on April 21, 2024, in response to rampant counterfeiting. The two...

Finland’s Digital Travel Credential Pilot Program Results

In August of last year, Finland launched a pilot program to test its Digital Travel Credential (DTC) with real passengers in real-life border control...

LIVE BLOG: US Virgin Islands’ new Limited-Purpose DL, ID card for non-citizens

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

New State-of-the-Art Banknote Security Feature: Nanoswitch™

On July 20, 1969, more than 500 million people around the world watched the Moon landing, the “great leap for mankind.” This was a...

The Evolution of Veridos’ New Lumen ID Echo Security Feature

Earlier this year, Veridos, a global leader in identity solutions, delivered the new state-of-the-art Macau Electronic ID which includes the company’s new Lumen ID...