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Romania to introduce eID cards starting 2021 16 January 2020

Romania is to start issuing electronic ID cards in August 2021 to align with the standards set at the European Union level. Romania’s current ID card was introduced in 1997.

Socure reveals study on Synthetic Identity Fraud 14 January 2020

Socure has published a new whitepaper on the growing issue of synthetic identity fraud,

Neustar launches flexible digital ID solutions 13 January 2020

Neustar, a global information services company, has expanded its digital identity risk portfolio to address the needs of companies looking for a more flexible customer identity authentication solution

Tanzania sees ePassport rush as deadline nears 09 January 2020

The number of Tanzanians applying for electronic passports has drastically increased to an average of 1,200 applications from between 300 and 400 per day.

Pepper & Ink Technologies generates over 100 million enhanced QR codes 09 January 2020

Pepper & Ink Technologies has successfully generated over 100 million Enhanced QR Codes on PAN Cards for the Indian Ministry of Finance with zero error precision. 

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Margus Arm appointed system chief at Estonia's RIA 03 January 2020

The Estonian Information System Authority (RIA's) director general has appointed Margus Arm, head of the department for electronic identity at RIA, as his deputy responsible for the state information system, reports local media.

JCB signs strategic partnership with Keychain 30 December 2019

JCB. an issuer and acquirer in Japan and a global payment network and Keychain, a leading blockchain technology provider have announced a collaboration in leveraging blockchain in the payment area.

ROC chooses Mühlbauer for electronic tax ID I 19 December 2019

Based upon the Congolese National ID Card and ePassport project, the Republic of the Congo  awarded Mühlbauer ID Services GmbH to implement a state-of-the-art, biometric Tax ID Card.

AI firm tricks face recognition at airport 19 December 2019

Researchers with artificial-intelligence firm Kneron said they fooled facial-recognition software at an airport and mobile-payment kiosks using a printed mask.

Onfido and Ubisecure announce partnership 16 December 2019

Onfido, the global identity verification provider, today announced a strategic partnership with Ubisecure, a digital identity solutions leader to enable Onfido’s identity verification technology for Ubisecure customers’ digital identity solutions.

CBP and privacy groups discuss Biometric Entry-Exit 12 December 2019

US Customs and Border Protection met yesterday with leading privacy experts to discuss CBP’s implementation of the Congressional biometric entry-exit mandate.

Thruvision to provide screening tech to US Customs and Border Protection 10 December 2019

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has deployed Thruvision people screening technology at select ports of entry 

Simeio Solution announces release of Simeio Identity Vault 05 December 2019

Simeio Solutions has announced the release of Simeio Identity Vault. The mobile and web application offering is designed for modern identity proofing approaches

DigiCert and Ubisecure partner for next-generation ID 04 December 2019

DigiCert and Ubisecure, a digital identity services provider and accredited Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) issuer through the Global LEI Foundation (GLEIF), today jointly announced their collaboration to help solve organizational identity challenges through the addition of LEIs into future DigiCert offerings

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ID documents: How holograms innovate and protect

Dr Mark Deakes, general secretary of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), considers current developments in security holography in the face of continuing worries about fake identity documents.

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.

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