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The Use of Social Media in the Workplace (Part 1)

Gone are the days when a business would have to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on radio and television ads to showcase their...

Qatar Issues Banknote Commemorating 2022 FIFA World Cup

As soccer fans around the globe follow and cheer the 22nd FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) World Cup in Qatar (November 18 -...

The Concept of Layered Security (Part 3)

The previous article in this series illustrated why a layered security approach to Cybersecurity is important from the standpoints of both a business/enterprise and...

Laos Issues New 10,000 Kip and 20,000 Kip Banknotes

The Bank of the Lao People's Democratic Republic issued upgraded 10,000 Kip and 20,000 Kipbanknotes in late October 2022. The new notes, which are part of...

The Concept of Layered Security (Part 2)

Ravi Das kicked off this series by explaining the basics of taking a layered approach to Cybersecurity. In this article, he explains why a...

Belize Introduces Its First Electronic Passport

On October 24, 2022, the Government of Belize introduced a new electronic passport along with a state-of-the-art electronic passport issuance and control system. The...

Updated Publication: Biometrics in Identity

Updated for 2023 and featuring contributions and case studies from biometrics program leaders across the world, this report offers a best practice guide for...

A Major Milestone for Nigeria’s National ID Card System

Nigeria’s National Identity Management System has reached a significant milestone: It is ready to start issuing multipurpose national ID cards through the self-service online...

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...