Document Anti-counterfeiting

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NetGuardians raises US$19m 21 December 2020

Award-winning Swiss FinTech NetGuardians, renowned for its smarter AI-based enterprise risk platform for combating banking fraud, today announced it has successfully completed a new round of funding.

Botswana reinforces ePassport partnership with Veridos 16 December 2020

Botswana acting through the Department of Immigration and Citizenship has placed an additional order for state-of-the-art ePassports with Veridos

COVID 'changing the face of fraud': Onfido 10 December 2020

Onfido, the global identity verification and authentication provider, is today launching its Identity Fraud Report 2020, which reveals that the risk of identity fraud has increased significantly with attacks occurring more frequently since the start of the pandemic. 

KINEGRAM Optical Machine Authentication commercially available 26 November 2020

OVD Kinegram AG, a leading supplier of security products aimed at protecting identities, has recently released new software solutions for the optical machine authentication of KINEGRAM security features. 

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eID verification service added to Macao integrated self-service kiosks 25 November 2020

Holders of electronic Macao Special Administrative Region Resident Identity Card can verify their electronic ID cards with integrated self-service kiosks located at 48 locations in Macao. 

TSA at Yeager Airport gets new credential authentication tech 23 November 2020

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint at Yeager Airport is now using new technology that confirms the validity of a traveler’s identification and confirms their flight information in near real time.

Uber and AU10TIX launch new safety measures 19 November 2020

Uber Technologies, has partnered with AU10TIX, a global identity verification and authentication platform, to implement a program in cities in Mexico, Argentina and Chile that helps verify the identity of new riders

Identity Week goes live on Monday. Complimentary passes available 12 November 2020

Identity Week 2020 Virtual will start livestreaming to more than 3000 attendees from next Monday.

PPG introduces customisation options for shielding material 10 November 2020

PPG has announced new customization options for its PPG TESLIN EMI/RF (electromagnetic interference/radio-frequency) shielding material that offer enhanced RF-shielding performance for electronic passports (e-passports) and other electronic security documents.

Finland to use fingerprints in ID cards 05 November 2020

Finland's government has submitted to a draft proposal to parliament to amend the Identity Card Act, with fingerprints set to be a new requirement.

Secunet reports revenue rise 04 November 2020

Secunet Security Networks, a leading German provider of high-quality, trustworthy IT security and IT security partner of the Federal Republic of Germany, has reported that revenues and earnings up significantly year-on-year after the first nine months of 2020

HID Global’s chip operating system uses common criteria 19 October 2020

HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, today announced that it has expanded its HID SOMA chip operating system (COS) family with the addition of SOMA c016 on NXP Semiconductors' new SmartMX3 microcontroller.

Monaco chooses IN Groupe to deploy its digital ID system 15 October 2020

The Principality of Monaco announced that it has selected IN GROUPE as the technological partner for the design and security of its digital identity.

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Special Features

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.

NEW! - eMRTDs – The importance of digital certificates
Electronic machine-readable travel documents (eMRTDs) are well-known for their good security. But the correct use of digital certificates in these documents is the difference between good security and superior security. Georg Hasse and Michael Schlüter of secunet Security Networks AG report
SDW InterOp 2013 results
Results from the latest in the series of international ePassport interoperability testing events - SDW InterOp 2013 - have been announced with largely positive results. The event, which was held alongside SDW 2013 on 21-23 May in London, focused on the new Supplemental Access Control (SAC) mechanism, which will be implemented by various countries from 31 December 2014.
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