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ECB may fast track plans for e-currency

The European Central Bank (ECB) said it is considering accelerating its plans for a central bank digital currency (CBDC) if consumers continue to move...

Disruptive technologies in security printing

This article is based on the report “Ten-year Forecast of Disruptive Technologies in Security Printing” published by Pira International in August 2010. The report...

Big Banknote Data

The Bank of Canada has recently begun collecting data on all individual notes processed by their high-speed sorting equipment, and now houses over a...

Colour-changing crystal glow could make better banknotes

A team of chemists in China has discovered a single compound that has a colour-modified afterglow. According to Chemistry World, this technique could protect banknotes...
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Sweden tests e-krona digital currency

Sweden has unveiled a pilot programme for the e-krona as a possible digital alternative to paper cash. Swedish central bank Sveriges Riksbank says in recent...

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The Role Of The vPO

Introduction A vCISO is essentially an individual that fulfills the role of a direct hired CISO, but instead, they are independent contractors.  Because of that,...