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Czech Republic launches EAC biometric passports
The Czech Republic has begun issuing a new biometric passport to include fingerprint images
DRC ePassports to go live in April
The Congolese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that biometric passports will be available to the public in the country from 1 April 2009.
Smith unveils latest anti-terror plans
The UK Home Secretary Jacquie Smith has announced a broad-reaching strategy aimed at combating international terrorism.
PKI solution for French ePassport announced
KEYNECTIS has announced that its PKI solution for the French biometric passport Sequoia EAC is now in production
ePassports ‘guarantee citizens freedom’
Swiss Justice Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf has told the citizens of Switzerland that ePassports will help guarantee their freedom to travel abroad and prevent abuses.
Border control the secunet way at SDW
secunet to demonstrate the EU visa application process using its biomiddle at this week’s SDW show
Bangladesh passport project gets green light
Bangladeshi government approves MRP and visa project.
US officials duped in ePassport issuance sting
US GAO catches out US DOS by fraudulently obtaining ePassports with ease
Former DHS Secretary Chertoff in video address to SDW 2009
Top Bush Security Administration Cabinet Official in Exclusive Video Address to Security Document World 2009
Passport, Visa fraud crackdown in California
46 individuals caught using false passports and visas in one-week operation
Infineon provides chips for India’s ePassport
Infineon announces it is the supplier of chips for India’s electronic passport program
Home Office unveils milestones for 2009
The UK Home Secretary has unveiled a series of milestones for the UK Border Agency to meet this year.
secunet wins Austrian Foreign Ministry project
secunet Security Networks is to equip all Austrian diplomatic missions for biometric registration
Passport anti-fraud measure comes to UK
IPS introduces secure videolink allowing first time passport applicants to be interviewed at a distance
NEC and GIT sign AFIS deal
Global Information Technology and NEC to develop AFIS to support ePassport and national ID solutions
Five new countries face tough UK visa rules
New visa checks are being introduced for five countries after they failed to pass Britain’s strict new visa waiver test.
ePassports v Enhanced Driver’s Licenses
Smart Card Alliance calls for a review of the decision to use EPC Gen 2 RFID in US travel documents.
Fingerprints on the cards in Finland
The Finnish government has amended the country’s passport law to include the incorporation of fingerprints in new ePassports.
EU membership a step closer for Serbia
Serbia has installed a system for reading biometric documents at the country’s Nikola Tesla Airport, marking a milestone on its route to EU membership.
DHS directive on immigration and border security
US DHS has announced a wide-ranging action directive on immigration and border security.
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