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Security vulnerabilities associated with e-passports

Part 1 and 2 of this series outlined the software and hardware components of a biometric passport. Cybersecurity consultant Ravi Das now looks at...

Hardware components of the biometric passport

In Part 1 of this series, Ravi Das examined the software components of a biometric passport. The hardware components will now be discussed. The hardware...

Software components of the biometric passport

There is a new application of biometric technology which is starting to emerge. This is known as the e-passport, or also called the biometric...

Ugandans can now apply for passports online

Ugandan citizens wishing to apply for a passport, can now do so digitally. The government activated the e-application portal after launching the digital passport at...

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...

New e-passport, e-ID wins top prize

A new e-passport and e-ID card featuring the latest in ID document technical advancement and verification have won international recognition and acclaim. The High Security...