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An Update on the U.S. Mobile Driver’s License Ecosystem

The option to upload one’s mobile driver’s license (mDL) is now offered in several U.S. states, as additional states have pilot projects underway. It’s...

Cybercrime Statistics & Our Arsenal of Expert Advice

It’s no secret: Cybercrime is on the rise. Personal data breaches were the second most common form of Cybercrime in 2022 (just behind Phishing)....

Greece Introduces New Generation of Driving Licenses

Greece is now issuing a driving license in new, enhanced design with cutting-edge security features for improved security and law enforcement control. The new...

Border Management and Identity Conference

7thBorder Management and Identity Conference 11 - 13 December 2024 Asia's Largest Government Meeting Focused on Border Control & Identity Management BMIC6 report now available. Click on the report to learn...

ID4AFRICA 2024

  Get Ready for ID4Africa 2024 Cape Town International Convention Centre 2 21-24 May 2024 I Cape Town, South Africa   Digital Identity as DPI: Fostering Trust, Inclusion &...

Pakistan Issues Its First-Ever ePassport

Pakistan has reached a major milestone by launching its first-ever ePassport, with a microchip embedded in the cover and modern security features integrated throughout...

Germany’s Children’s Passport to be Abolished

Germany’s children’s passport is set to be abolished from January 1, 2024 with the option for parents to choose an electronic passport for their...

North Dakota’s new-and-improved driver’s license and ID card

The North Dakota Department of Transportation is now issuing a driver license and ID card with a new design that incorporates advanced security features...

Physical & Behavioral Biometric Technologies: Part 14

The previous article in this series introduced the topic of signature recognition as a form of biometric technology. Here, expert Ravi Das lays out...

On the Horizon: Euro Banknotes With a More Meaningful Design

The European Central Bank (ECB) aims to upgrade or redesign its banknotes on a regular basis to stay several steps ahead of ever-more-sophisticated counterfeiters....

Libya is Withdrawing 50-Dinars Banknotes from Circulation

The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) started withdrawing all 50-Dinars banknotes from circulation on April 21, 2024, in response to rampant counterfeiting. The two...

Finland’s Digital Travel Credential Pilot Program Results

In August of last year, Finland launched a pilot program to test its Digital Travel Credential (DTC) with real passengers in real-life border control...

LIVE BLOG: US Virgin Islands’ new Limited-Purpose DL, ID card for non-citizens

To find news about a specific state, click on the state abbreviation here: For news about a specific US Territory, click on the US...

New State-of-the-Art Banknote Security Feature: Nanoswitch™

On July 20, 1969, more than 500 million people around the world watched the Moon landing, the “great leap for mankind.” This was a...

The Evolution of Veridos’ New Lumen ID Echo Security Feature

Earlier this year, Veridos, a global leader in identity solutions, delivered the new state-of-the-art Macau Electronic ID which includes the company’s new Lumen ID...