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The site’s main focus is on the design, manufacture, personalization and use of documents such as passports, ID cards (of all varieties), visas and driving licences, but it also covers a host of other security documents and vertical markets such as border control.

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Headline News

Dermalog eyes Philippines ID card project 19 September 2017

German biometrics firm Dermalog is interested in the Philippines' ID card project, after recently developing the country's driving licence.

Australia to strengthen biometric security for airport, seaport staff 18 September 2017

Biometric security is going to be implemented for airport and seaport staff in Australia.

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NXP unveils JCOP3 18 September 2017

NXP launches its latest Java Card Operating System for secure identification applications.

ThreatMetrix and Nok Nok Labs partner on FIDO-compliant solutions 18 September 2017

Digital ID firm ThreatMetrix has announced a new partnership with authentication suite developers Nok Nok Labs.

Turkmenistan and ICAO working on Central Asia progress 14 September 2017

Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov last week met with ICAO Council President Dr Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu to discuss domestic and regional air transport issues.

AAMVA launches proof of concept for mDL 14 September 2017

The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) has announced an operational Proof of Concept of a mobile Driver License (mDL).

Experts tackle document fraud as factor in organised crime 13 September 2017

A kick-off meeting of the Horizontal Expert Working Group on Document Fraud, led by France and supported by Europol and Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, was held at Europol’s headquarters this week in The Hague. 

Iceland selects secunet PKI solution 13 September 2017

Electronic travel documents in Iceland will soon be authenticated using a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) by secunet

Acuant reports revenue and profitability rise 13 September 2017

Data capture and ID authentication solutions firm Acuant has announced record revenue and profitability over the past year.

ITW covers continued importance of holograms in new paper 12 September 2017

ITW Security Division has added a new White Paper ‘The Hologram - Still Going Strong!’ to its website for the personal ID and secure government documents markets.

secunet comments on waiting times at airports 12 September 2017

Staff from border control firm secunet Security Network have commented on a recent open letter to the EU Council of Ministers by the international air transport associations IATA, A4E, AIRE, ERA and ACI Europe.

OnKöl taps Gemalto for IoT tech 11 September 2017

Gemalto's IoT connectivity technology used in OnKöl’s mHealth solution. 

connect:ID announces new plans for 2018 11 September 2017

The organisers of the next-generation identity solutions event connect:ID 2018 have revealed new initiatives for the event’s fifth edition.

Equifax admits cyberattack could impact on 143m customers 08 September 2017

Credit report giant Equifax says some 143 million mostly US customers have had their information compromised in a cyber security breach.

Namibian airport launches eborder system 08 September 2017

Hosea Kutako International Airport in Namibia has launched an automated border control system.

Gemalto's biometric passports being used in over 30 countries 07 September 2017

Digital security firm Gemalto has announced that its ePassport technologies are now being used in over 30 different countries.

Jenetric launches Livetouch Quattro Mobil 07 September 2017

German biometrics firm Jenetric plans to launch Livetouch Quattro Mobile, a handheld scanner, which also allows the scanning of documents and taking an electronic signature,

Veridium awarded grant to pilot fingerprint system in developing countries 06 September 2017

Biometrics firm Veridium has been awarded a grant to pilot fingerprint-based ID system in developing countries.

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Latest White Papers

White paper: Slovakia prototypes mobile electronic identification (MeID) solution

Empowering e-government by shifting to smart cards is accelerating the arrival of a new era of mobile identity and electronic documents.

Hewlett Packard: Implementing mobile electronic identity

In this white paper, Hewlett Packard details an enterprise approach to mobile eID based on hardware tokens in microSD cards.

HID Global - Mobile ID solutions for government-to-citizen applications

Citizen ID documents such as national IDs and driver licenses will ultimately follow the trend toward mobility.

Gemalto - National identity schemes

To enable public administrations, companies and citizens to freely interact while retaining their formal relationships of liability, there needs to be a progressive development in the use of "digital trust" services.

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SDW and connect:ID News

SDW 2017 sees attendee numbers soar to new record

Leading next-generation government and citizen ID event SDW 2017 has revealed year-on-year growth in visitorship of 6%, and a record level of conference attendees.

SDW 2017 exhibition now sold out

The industry-leading exhibition and conference for security document professionals, SDW 2017, has sold out all exhibition stands ahead of its 11th edition.

SDW 2017 launches call for speakers

Next-generation government and citizen identity event SDW 2017 has revealed that speaker proposals are now being accepted for its 11th edition.

secunet releases SDW InterOp 2016 results

secunet Security Networks has published the final set of test results from the SDW InterOp 2016 event held in London in May 2016.

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Events

Homeland Security Week 23-26 October 2017
Security Document Summit 24-25 October 2017
BORDERPOL Global Forum 31 October 2017 - 01 November 2017
Milipol Paris 2017 21-24 November 2017
TRUSTECH – Pay, Identify, Connect & Secure 28 November 2017 - 30 May 2017
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