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The U.S. CBP Mobile Passport Control App

As a U.S. citizen and editor of the Keesing Platform, I wanted to test the US CBP Mobile Passport Control App before reporting on...

Physical & Behavioral Biometric Technologies: Part 12

Early this year, expert Ravi Das began a comprehensive series on modern day physical and behavioral biometric technologies. As we resume the series, he...

Egypt Issues Its First 20-Pound Polymer Banknote

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has just launched its long-awaited 20-pound polymer banknote. This follows the issuance of Egypt’s first polymer banknote, the...

Jamaica Launches a New Series of Banknotes

The Bank of Jamaica has begun issuing a new series of Jamaican banknotes, including six denominations, and a new denomination of $2,000.   The Bank has...

Wisconsin’s New-and-Improved Driver License and ID Card

On June 5 the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) debuted a new driver license and ID card with a fresh...

Identity week Europe

17 - 18 June 2025 | The Netherlands - Amsterdam This event offers a one-stop-shop for companies involved in authenticating identity, whether via a secure...

View Canada’s New Passport in Our Exclusive Infographic

The Canadian passport, in development for almost a decade, has been completely redesigned from cover to cover. Passports in the new design will be...

High Security Printing Latin America

June 2025 | Brazil High Security Printing (HSP) event focuses on government-specified and issued documents, including currency, fiduciary documents, excise stamps, ID cards, e-passports, visas,...

ZTF: The Secret to Seamless Authentication: Part 4

The authors of the popular article series, Biometrics and the Zero Trust Framework, take the topic to the next level in their new book, ZTF: The...

Samoa Issues Limited Edition $60 Tālā Anniversary Banknote

Samoa is commemorating its 60th Anniversary of Independence with a limited edition, $60 Tālā banknote. The Central Bank of Samoa has issued the special denomination note to...

Bulgaria Launches a New National ID Card

The Republic of Bulgaria has begun issuing a new-and-improved national identity card for citizens who apply for it. Issuance began in mid-June of this...

LIVE BLOG: Florida terminates its Smart ID mobile app and more news…

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UAE Extends Passport Validity to 10 Years for Adults Age 21+

The validity of United Arab Emirates passport for citizens aged 21 years and older has been extended from the present five years to 10 years from...

Why Corporate Boards Should Prioritize Minors’ Data Privacy

Whether your company wants to let kids in or keep them out, companies must now comply with expanding digital privacy and safety laws set...

King Charles III Banknotes Due Out June 5, 2024 [Updated]

Early this year, we published this preview of the U.K.'s new banknotes featuring a portrait of King Charles III. The new banknotes went into...