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EU Digital Wallet Update

From its earliest stages as a consultation on revisions to the eIDAS (Electronic Identification and Trust Services) regulations, ID & Secure Document News™ has followed the progress of the EU Digital Wallet.

Digital Identity - May 5, 2023 12:01 a.m.

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

In My Opinion – Marc-Julian Siewert

In this occasional series of interviews, we ask leading figures in the world of ID and secure documents their opinions on some of the pressing concerns facing the industry today.

Interview - May 5, 2023 midnight

News in Brief

The central government of India has directed all states to complete the process of allocating the Unique Land Parcel Identification Number (ULPIN) in all villages by the end of March 2024.

News - May 5, 2023 midnight

Company News

TECH5, which operates in the fields of biometrics and digital identity management, has joined the Secure Identity Alliance and become a member of the OSIA initiative for an open set of interfaces for identity management.

News - May 5, 2023 midnight

Opportunities From the SPRITE+ Network

There are a number of networks and research groups that exist outside of our community that could bring value to our work. The aim of this article is to illustrate this with reference to a personal case study undertaken over the past nine months.

Digital Identity - April 5, 2023 midnight

DOVIDs – Secure Protection for Identity Documents

Despite the developments in digital ID solutions, there is a continual need for physical documents. In protecting these, the omission of advanced security features can result in substandard documents that are easy for counterfeiters to simulate.

Technical Features - April 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

Celebrating Innovation in Identity and Travel Documents

The regional ID Document of the Year Awards were presented as part of the industry’s High Security Printing (HSP) EMEA conference on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, with the awards presented at a special ceremony in the stunning grounds of the W Hotel on 8 March 2023.

Events - April 1, 2023 midnight

New Document Issues

In this round up of recent new secure document issues, we record the new Australian R Series passport and the new Finnish passport and ID card.

Passports - April 1, 2023 midnight

Dr Christian Thywissen – a CFO’s Point of View

The role of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in any large company is to provide financial stability to the organisation through leadership in financial planning, accounting, budgeting and reporting. But as this far-reaching profile of Dr Christian Thywissen, CFO of Veridos, shows, the role can take you into many other areas of business activity.

Company - April 1, 2023 midnight

News in Brief

NSI Group, a pan-African company specialising in secured documents and electronic payment solutions, has announced plans to establish a base in Kenya. The move follows De La Rue’s decision to cease operations in Kenya by the end of March, leaving a gap in the market.

News - April 1, 2023 midnight

News in Brief

The boss of the UK’s Border Force has said that advances in biometrics and data security will soon make physical passports redundant.

News - March 2, 2023 midnight

ODDS Conference Hits the Phygital Nerve

The programme for the second Optical and Digital Document Security™ (ODDS) conference is now available, demonstrating the importance of bringing together people involved in developing digital systems for identity and financial transactions with the more traditional security document community.

Events - March 2, 2023 midnight

Veridos Announces Partnership with Innovatrics

Identity solutions provider, Veridos, has announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with biometrics expert Innovatrics and its leading ABIS database, taking Veridos’ holistic VeriDNA solution for civilian use of DNA IDs to the next level.

Company - March 2, 2023 midnight