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New Latvian Passport Blends Natural Beauty and High Security

Latvia’s Directorate of Citizenship and Migration Affairs began issuing passports in a new design on February 12, 2024. The new passports differ from the...

AI Discovers That Not Every Fingerprint Is Unique

Using Artificial Intelligence (AI), Columbia University engineers have discovered that not every fingerprint is unique. Read on to learn about their research and findings—and...

In the News: Cyberattacks on Water Systems Across the US

This week CNN reported that Cyberattacks are hitting water and wastewater systems throughout the United States. In a letter to state governors, EPA Administrator Michael...

Many Danish Banknotes Won’t be Legal Tender after May 2025

The Danmarks Nationalbank has announced that the following notes will cease to be legal tender as of May 31, 2025: All Danish banknotes issued from...

Norway’s BankID Mobile App Gets an Upgrade

On March 11, BankID, Norway’s largest digital identity provider, launched a new solution for customers who use the BankID mobile app. Users can now...

Pre-2020 Oman Banknotes Not Legal Tender by end of 2024

All Oman banknotes issued before 2020 will cease to be legal tender and will be demonetized on December 31, 2024, according to the Central...

Famous Females on Banknotes

On International Women's Day, we bring you our popular article. Have you ever heard of Tawhida Ben Cheikh? Most likely you haven’t, and I don’t...

The Crucial Role Holography Plays In Securing Government ID Documents

In an era marked by technological innovation, the safeguarding of personal identities has become a paramount concern for governments worldwide. As the frequency of...

King Charles III Banknotes Due Out June 5, 2024

When King Charles III prepared to take the throne following the death of Queen Elisabeth, the Bank of England faced the major task of...

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...

Argentina Releases a New 10,000-Pesos Banknote

The Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) put a new $10,000 banknote into circulation on May 7, 2024. Argentina’s ongoing high inflation necessitated...

The Menace of Deepfakes: Part 2

In a previous article, Cyber expert Ravi Das defined Deepfakes, the algorithms behind them, and the damage they can inflict on their victims. Here...

Bosnia & Herzegovina Banknotes to be Removed from Circulation

All Bosnia and Herzegovina banknotes dated before 2012 will cease to be legal tender effective January 1, 2025. After this date, the banknotes can...

The Menace of Deepfakes: Part 1

In the world today, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a big buzzword. Much of this has been brought up with the advent ChatGPT in...