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Lithuania Awards Tender for Biometric Border Control System

The Lithuanian State Border Guard Service has awarded IDEMIA and Easier (a traveler self-service company) the contract to build a biometric entry/exit border control...

The European Digital Identity in Active Implementation

2022, a pivotal year: this year marks a high point in the constitution of the European Digital Identity, which is being implemented with the...

Ireland Extends Multi-Entry Short Stay Visa Term to 5 Years

Ireland’s Ministry of Justice has decided to give travellers from all countries under its visa regime the option to apply for short-term, multiple-entry visas...

How To Mitigate the Security Risks of Wi-Fi Access Points

Now that the Remote Workforce is more or a less a permanent fixture in the American Workplace, many employees not only choose to work...

Implementing mDLs: Not as Easy as You Think

You’re in the airport security line struggling to get your driver’s license out of your wallet. After retrieving it, you drop your identification (ID)...

UAE ID Card Replaces Visa Sticker as Proof of Residency

As we previously reported, the United Arab Emirates has begun issuing a new generation Emirates ID Card. In a new development, the UAE Federal...

Zimbabwe Introduces a New $100 Banknote

This month, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe introduces a new ZWL100-dollar banknote, the country’s highest denomination bill in circulation. This occurs at a time...
Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity for the Retail, Healthcare and Finance Sectors

Many businesses across Corporate America are now starting to reopen their doors, to both clients and employees. But COVID-19 has taught both CIOs and...

ID Verification and Employment of Refugees from Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has led to an unprecedented humanitarian crisis. An estimated 6.5 million people have been displaced within Ukraine and more than...

Philippines will soon start issuing new 1,000-Piso banknote

The Central Bank of the Philippines will soon put into circulation a new 1,000-piso banknote made of polymer. The bank describes the new 1,000-piso...

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

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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...