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Nigerian e-passport packed with security features

Nigeria has rolled out its electronic passport with options of 5 years and 10 years validity. The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says the technology behind...

Thailand’s waiver of visa-on-arrival fee gets extension

The Thai government will extend the waiving of visa-on-arrival fee for another six months to boost the number of foreign tourists to the country. Asia...

Preserving privacy identity management mechanisms

In this article we will discuss the ins and outs of privacy for a digital identity solution, but first we will introduce the key...

Venezuelans need visa in Dominican Republic

Venezuelans who moved to the Dominican Republic due to the economic and humanitarian crisis will need a visa as of 16 December. Until then they...

A giant leap forward

Nathalie Creste and Claudia Schwendimann In 2015, based on an amended legal basis, the laissez-passer issued by the European Union made a giant leap, from...

FIDO: A secure alternative for electronic IDs?

Dr Bernd Zwattendorfer & Navneeta Deo Infineon Technologies Electronic IDs (eIDs) are typically the means of choice for securing online identification and authentication processes in data-sensitive...