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ID & Secure Document News™ for news, views and much more.


ID & Secure Document News™ monitors the news and analyses the significant developments in personal identification and authentication – whether mobile, online or in-person.


The publication covers the latest in government-issued identification documents, border management, digital identity, health status proofs …. in fact, any situation when linking to an identity is needed execute a transaction.


Its editorial team is led by industry veteran Francis Tuffy with support from an advisory panel drawn from the highest echelons of the ID world. This same editorial team was responsible for publishing the influential White Paper on health status proofs which you can download at Vaccination Certificates and Immunity Passports


Reconnaissance International (RI), publisher of ID & Secure Document News™, also publishes a range of other newsletters covering cash and payments, fiscal stamps, authentication and holography, along with a range of security print related special reports and supplier directories


In addition, RI organises the High Security Printing™ series of regional conferences covering the latest technologies and techniques in the production and issue of banknotes, ePassports, ID cards, driving licences, visas and other secure documents across Europe, Middle-East and Africa, Asia and Latin America. Other events in RI’s event portfolio include Optical & Digital Document Security™, The Holography Conference™ and the Tax Stamp & Traceability Forum™.