Document Anti-counterfeiting

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People's United Bank launches AlwaysChecking 09 July 2020

People's United Bank, N.A. a subsidiary of People's United Financial, has announced the launch of AlwaysChecking, a premium digital identity and credit protection service offered in partnership with Experian

Beyond Identity joins FIDO Alliance 08 July 2020

Newly launched passwordless identity management startup Beyond Identity today announced it has joined the FIDO Alliance

ECB welcomes initiative to launch new European payment solution 08 July 2020

The European Central Bank (ECB) welcomes the decision by 16 European banks to launch the European Payments Initiative.

Indian ePassport makes progress 25 June 2020

Senior Indian officials have confirmed that the country's ePassport project is nearing the stage where citizens can apply for the document.

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Visa launches AI-based identity scoring 22 June 2020

Visa announced a digital tool to help U.S. financial institutions with their efforts to combat new account fraud – estimated at $10 billion a year – and give consumers greater peace of mind.

Acante integrates Access-IS reader 18 June 2020

Interactive kiosk design and manufacturing specialist Acante have announced the integration of the state-of-the-art Access-IS ATOM document reader into their latest Biometric Enrolment Kiosk

Infineon’s points to Secora ID's security, integration benefits 17 June 2020

Infineon Technologies SECORA ID offers an easy-to-integrate security platform for contaInfineon Technologies  

Giesecke+Devrient: Focus on cybersecurity as COVID leads to surge in digitisation 16 June 2020

Giesecke+Devrient has created a livestream "What remains of the corona crisis? Secure digital infrastructures in a new cyber world."

Datasonic Group could have contract boost: Analyst 11 June 2020

Malaysia's Datasonic Group Bhd could secure contract flows because it features among front-runners for the country's National Integrated Immigration System (NIISe), RHB Research said.

JCB enables cross-border QR-code payments with FIS 10 June 2020

FIS, a global leader in financial services technology, today announced that an international payment scheme, JCB, has selected FIS' Payments One switching and acquiring services(*1) to enable cross-border QR-code payments.

ePassport gates kept open amid UK quarantine 10 June 2020

The UK government has decided to keep ePassport gates open at ports and airports despite plans for a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals.

Edinburgh Charity to use Yoti Digital ID Cards 09 June 2020

Digital ID firm Yoti will be supporting Volunteer Edinburgh with digital volunteer ID cards that they can issue directly to a volunteer’s phone.

State Department restarting passport service 09 June 2020

The US State Department is planning to gradually reopen passport services in three phases this summer

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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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