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Artificial Intelligence & Political Campaigns (Part 2)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used in political campaigns to give candidates an edge over the competition. The many advantages of this approach...

Artificial Intelligence & Political Campaigns (Part 1)

Here in the United States, one of the most popular and most attended events to watch are the Presidential Elections that take place every...

OSIA Becomes Official International Telecoms Union Standard

On 23rd April 2024, The Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) announced that its OSIA specification, is recognized as international standard by the International Telecommunication Union’s...

See Iceland’s New National ID Card [Exclusive infographic]

On March 11, Registers Iceland began issuing a new national ID Card for all Icelandic citizens. It is the world’s first travel document made...

US States Embrace mDLs to Fight Fraud Amid Privacy Scrutiny

In an era dominated by smartphones, the necessity of carrying physical driver’s licenses or ID cards may soon become obsolete. Across the United States, the...

LIVE BLOG: AAMVA’s Mobile Driver License Digital Trust Service is Live

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

A Major Milestone for Nigeria’s National ID Card System

Nigeria’s National Identity Management System has reached a significant milestone: It is ready to start issuing multipurpose national ID cards through the self-service online...

Sometimes Nature Trumps Tradition in ID Document Design

While the world increasingly runs on technology, nature is making an unexpected appearance in some countries’ passports and other ID documents. Portraits of monarchs...

Suriname Adds SRD 200 and SRD 500 Denomination Banknotes

The Central Bank of Suriname has added two new denominations to the country’s family of banknotes. The new notes, SRD 200 and SRD 500,...

Zimbabwe Unveils a New Family of Banknotes: The “ZiG”

Effective April 8, 2024, Zimbabwe has a new family of banknotes nicknamed Zig, which stands for “Zimbabwe Gold.” The ZiG currency replaces a Zimbabwean...

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...