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Making Secure Electronic Documents Cyber Resilient: Part 2

The first article in this new series explained how Cybersecurity works in an e-Passport scheme. Now the authors do a deep dive into the verification mechanisms...

Virginia is Issuing Redesigned Driver’s License and ID Card

Effective April 24, 2023, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is issuing driver’s licenses and ID cards in a new design. The cards were...

Physical & Behavioral Biometric Technologies: Part 11

In the previous article, expert Ravi Das introduced the physiology of the retina and provided background on the development of retinal scanners. Here, he...

Making Secure Electronic Documents Cyber Resilient: Part 1

Imagine being denied entry to a foreign country because the electronic chip in your travel document is considered vulnerable and you would have to...

Idaho Driver’s License, ID Cards Have a New Design

The Idaho Division of Motor Vehicles started issuing driver’s licenses and ID cards in a new design on April 12, 2023. “The new license showcases...

Physical & Behavioral Biometric Technologies: Part 10

In the previous article, Ravi Das explained how to evaluate a facial recognition system as well as the advantages and disadvantages of that technology. Next in...

UAE Issues New 1,000-Dirham Polymer Banknote

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) put a new 1,000-Dirham banknote into circulation on April 10, 2023. The new note integrates...

Switzerland Introduces a New Generation Driving License

As of April 15, 2023, anyone who orders a driving license in Switzerland will receive a new generation, high-security license in credit card format...

Uganda Upgrades Its ePassports to Polycarbonate Substrate

Uganda has upgraded its ePassports by switching from a paper-based document to a polycarbonate substrate, according to an announcement by the country’s Ministry of...

Finland Launches an Updated ePassport and eID card

Effective March 13, 2023, ePassports and national identity cards issued by Finnish authorities have a new look—inside and out—and advanced security features.  At first glance,...

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...

LIVE BLOG: Mississippi DPS launches Mississippi Mobile ID and more news…

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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...

The Digital Person: Part 1

Whenever you have applied for a job, or even visited an ecommerce store, has it happened that you are, in fact, engaging with Chatbot?...