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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

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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

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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

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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

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

View Canada’s New Passport in Our Exclusive Infographic

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

ZTF: The Secret to Seamless Authentication: Part 4

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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

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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...

Free Resource: Keesing’s State-Specific REAL ID At-a-Glance Guide

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REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and ID cards are now the real deal in the United States. If it’s your job to check the driver’s...

Eastern Caribbean States’ New $50 Commemorative Note

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The Caribbean state of Grenada will soon celebrate the 50th anniversary of its independence from Britain with a new $50 commemorative banknote that depicts...

Kenya Kicks Off Digital Identity Pilot Program [Update]

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Update: Just a month after Kenya launched the rollout its new digital identity pilot program in November 2023, the country’s High Court ordered the process...

Pre-2021 Liberian Banknotes No Longer Legal Tender by 3/31/24

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All Liberian banknotes dated before 2021 will cease to be legal tender on March 31, 2021, according to the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL). The...

Coming Soon: 100 and 200-Krone Updated Danish Banknotes

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The Danmarks Nationalbank continues to update its 2009 Series of banknotes. The first of the upgraded banknotes, called the 2009A Series, was the new...