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What is the Role of Penetration Testing Teams? (Part 2)

As explained in Part 1 of this series the “ethical hacker” teams that conduct Penetration Testing are known as the Blue Team, the Red...

EU Crackdown on “Golden Passports” for Rich Russians

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine rages on, countries around the globe are initiating sanctions against Russia. Now "golden passport" programs are under fire as...

China to Launch Nationwide Digital ID Card in 2022

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced last week that the country is planning to launch a digital national ID card before the end of the...

The Spuriscope: Counterfeit Bill-Busting Gadget, Circa 1935

Counterfeit banknotes have existed since at least 1923, when Keesing began collaborating with Interpol to publish Counterfeits & Forgeries. Merchants were frequent victims of...

What is the Role of Penetration Testing Teams? (Part 1)

When it comes to diagnosing the health of a company’s IT and Network Infrastructures, Penetration Testing is like an angiogram for detecting vulnerabilities. The...

Bahamas CRISP Evolution Banknotes Win Prestigious Award

The Central Bank of The Bahamas has been awarded the prestigious Regional Banknote of the Year—Best New Series Award for its CRISP Evolution family...

New York Rolls Out Redesigned Driver License, ID Card

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is issuing a redesigned driver license, driver permit and non-driver ID card that incorporate upgraded...

Why Secure Coding is Key for Small Businesses (Part 2)

Part 1 of this series introduced the importance of small business (SMB) to make sure that their web-based apps are created and run using...

World Economic Forum Shares Vision of Safe Global ID System

The World Economic Forum (WEF) believes that data intermediaries should play a key role in a global digital identity scheme. The think tank argues data intermediaries...

Making the Case for a Canadian National Digital ID

Paper licences and plastic cards are old technology and should be replaced with a brand new biometric digital ID system according to Neil Parmenter,...

Optimizing Serialization: Part 1

Despite the introduction of promising new digital security serialization technologies, letterpress numbering machines are still used to serialize most paper documents today.  A letterpress...

LIVE BLOG: U.S. State Dept. allows online passport renewals during beta testing and more...

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The Digital Person: Part 3

This series has, so far, defined the Digital Person and described its evolution, and how the Digital Person compares to ChatBots and Virtual Personal...

The Digital Person: Part 2

This series began with an expert’s definition and explanation of the Digital Person and a brief history of how it evolved. As we continue...

North Carolina Issuing Redesigned Driver License and ID Card

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has released new driver licenses, permits and identification cards in a new design and integrating the latest in card security...