Nick Nugent

Nick Nugent
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Nick Nugent has a degree in Applied Chemistry (Hons.) from Lanchester Polytechnic, Coventry, England and has spent more than 30 years in the secure document industry. He has worked in product development, project management and marketing, in the design, manufacture and implementation of security features and personalisation systems. Nick uses his extensive experience of the document security market to advise governments on the selection and implementation of cost-effective security for ID documents, and is a regular contributor to this Journal. At the time of writing this article, Nick was employed with Entrust Datacard.

Optical security media

Increasing the security and utility of national identity programmes is one of the most pressing concerns of governments around the world, driving the evolution...

Designing identity documents

In recent years, identity document issuance solutions have undergone significant advances, incorporating a wave of new technologies that enable identity documents to be more...

Designing identity documents

In recent years, identity document issuance solutions have undergone significant advances, incorporating a wave of new technologies that enable photo identity documents to be...

Personalization of ID documents

Laser marking of ID documents is increasing. Mandated in European Union driving licences, selected by governments on every continent to personalise over one fifth...

Protecting vulnerable document elements

ID documents are valuable and must be protected against criminal attempts to counterfeit or tamper with them. The personal data, and in particular the...

High Security Identification Documents

For anyone involved in the production of a high-security identification document the risk of the programme is a constant concern. Will the document look...