HID Global to Acquire Evolis

ASSA ABLOY intends, through its subsidiary HID Global SAS, to purchase approximately 98.5% of the shares of Evolis, a Euronext Growth company listed in Paris and a leading French manufacturer of ID card printers and consumables.

Free - August 29, 2023 midnight

Is Low-Price Evaluation Secure?

In this commentary piece, government ID procurement processes come under scrutiny, and we question whether the lowest price solution is always the best value for money?

Free - August 2, 2023 midnight

Apple on the Biometric ID Trail Again

While the tech giant, Apple, is essentially a consumer electronics firm that produces stylish smartphones, laptops, desktops and TVs, it is also a big user of biometrics to verify the identity of the user. Even more than that, it has never shied away from following other research areas that involve identity as a service.

Free - July 3, 2023 midnight

Development in Partnership

The ID and secure document industry is not known, for obvious reasons, for its willingness to share information. But a chance meeting at a Reconnaissance conference between a client and supplier is beginning to bear fruit.

Free - June 1, 2023 midnight

New Document Issues

In this round up of recent new secure document issues, we record new card designs for the US states of Arizona and Virginia, and the new Swiss driving licence.

Free - May 5, 2023 midnight

White House Wants $1.6B to Attack Identity Theft and Fraud

The US administration released a three-part proposal on 2 March asking Congress for $1.6 billion to help provide federal agencies and local governments with more funding to handle pandemic-related fraud claims, modernise identity verification systems, and support victims of identity theft.

Free - April 1, 2023 midnight