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Northern Ireland’s New £50 Banknote Has Been Issued [UPDATE]

North Ireland’s (NI) new 50-pound banknote, which celebrates some of its accomplished women, was put into circulation by Ulster Bank on 15 June 2022. The £50...

What Cybersecurity Insurance is All About (Part 3)

Previous articles in this series covered the purpose and history of Cybersecurity insurance as well as the advantages and disadvantages of this specialized type...

What is PKI? Understanding Public Key Infrastructure (Part 2)

As the first article in this series explained, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology assures authorities that information on a secure ePassport chip can be...

What Cybersecurity Insurance is All About (Part 2)

Part 1 of this series described the purpose and history of Cybersecurity insurance. With that in mind, Part 2 will lay out the advantages...

New OSIA Qualification Program from Secure Identity Alliance

Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), the global identity and secure digital services advisory body, has launched the OSIA Qualification Program. The announcement was made on 15...

Azerbaijan to Issue a Redesigned 10-Manats Banknote

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan has redesigned its 10 manats banknote and plans to enter it into circulation on 22 June 2022. Banknotes in...

What is PKI? Understanding Public Key Infrastructure (Part 1)

Trust in passports is essential. Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) technology gives strong evidence that information on a secure passport chip can be trusted. This...

What Cybersecurity Insurance is All About (Part 1)

Today’s Cyberthreat Landscape is evolving and changing daily. It seems that no sooner is one threat vehicle launched, than many variants follow soon after....

Yoti, UK Post Office Apps Approved as Digital ID Providers (Updated)

Early last year, we reported that the Post Office in the UK had teamed up with London-based Yoti, a digital ID software company, to...

Data Privacy Laws and Small to Medium Sized Businesses

As the Cybersecurity landscape is now targeting small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), there will soon be far greater pressure on SMBs to become compliant...

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...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois allows gender-neutral option on driver’s licenses and ID cards

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