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May 2022

  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Ugandan Secure Printworks
  • China Refutes Rumours of Passport Suspension
  • Why Doesn’t the Public Trust Facial Recognition?
  • News in Brief
  • Pack your Passport for Tallinn!
  • Elon Musk Wants to Authenticate All Twitter Users
  • Company News
  • Bangladesh Smart Driving Licence Delivery in Limbo
  • The Bad, the Very Bad and the Bits In Between
  • Sri Lanka ID Gearing Up to Go Digital
  • Upcoming Events

April 2022

  • Government of Monaco and IN Groupe – a Solid Partnership for Success
  • Veridos and GSI Sertracen Provide Costa Rica with ePassport Solution
  • The Crisis in Ukraine Brings Threats and Opportunities for Identity
  • Argentina Says Goodbye to Physical Entry and Exit Stamps in Passports
  • News in Brief
  • ODDS 2022 – a Constant in an Industry in Transition
  • El Salvador Sees the Benefits from Long Term Relation
  • Countries Continue to Explore Digital Identity
  • Plans to Print Ugandan Government Documents Domestically
  • Upcoming Events

March 2022

  • The 20-Year History of Estonia’s eID Card
  • Authorities Act on Proof of Health Status – But is it Enough?
  • China Announces Plans for National Digital IDs
  • News in Brief
  • UK Government Sets Out its Digital Identity Plans
  • The Ingredients for Seamless International Travel
  • WEF Report Highlights the Importance of ID Data Intermediaries
  • Mexico – US Border: A Tale of Two States
  • HSP Latin America Builds Back Better
  • Call for European Digital Identity Wallet Pilots

February 2022

  • Confusion Over Ghana Card as an ePassport
  • High Security Print Awards Celebrate Best in Class of 2021
  • Diversity and Inclusion – the Next Debates for Identity Documents
  • Are US States Ceding Control of Identities to Apple?
  • Company News
  • A Leader with a Strong Purpose
  • The Strange Case of the IRS and Facial Recognition
  • Cisco Enters the Quantum Encryption Realm
  • Upcoming Events

January 2022

  • The Winds of Change Are Blowing
  • HID Global® Wins Ireland Passport Contract
  • HSP Latin America Goes Ahead – Programme Published
  • An Interview with Matt Cole – Putting Secure Identity at the Centre of Public Services
  • Company News
  • My Predictions for 2022
  • I’ll See You in Vienna!
  • Upcoming Events

December 2021

  • IDEMIA Unveils LASINK™ Helios
  • 2021 – a Year Like No Other, Except the Previous One
  • Health Status Proof – Time to Step Up
  • News in Brief
  • Identity Fraud in the Modern Era
  • New Report Explores Printing Beyond Colour
  • Are Governments Ready for Digital Transformation?
  • Document Checking in Challenging Environments
  • Everyone Counts
  • ODDS Conference – Rescheduled
  • Upcoming Events

November 2021

  • ISO Publishes New Standard for Mobile Driving Licences
  • First US Passport Issued with ‘X’ Gender Marker
  • VDS – More Than Just a Low-Cost Alternative to Document Microchips
  • News in Brief
  • Physical to Digital: Be Careful What You Hope For
  • Company News
  • EU Investigating Private Key Leak in Forged COVID Passports
  • Biometric Authentication for Dummies
  • Upcoming Events

October 2021

  • The FCC Wants to Crack Down on SIM Swapping
  • New Wave of ‘Lookalike’ Fraudulent Passports in UK
  • Optical & Digital Document Security Conference Programme
  • New Online Platform
  • Fingerprint Technology in the Age of COVID
  • News in Brief
  • Company News
  • Australia’s TDIF Expands Digital Identity Exchange Accreditation Scheme
  • Securing Identity in the Face of Geopolitical Forces
  • Upcoming Events

September 2021

  • IDEMIA Chosen by French Government for its National ID Verification Program
  • Germany Gets Busy with ID Upgrade and Mobile Releases
  • Concerns and Confusion in Biometric Passports Bidding Processes
  • News in Brief
  • Nigeria To Require Face and Fingerprint Biometrics for State Election
  • Company News
  • VCI Launches SMART Health Card to US Residents
  • Identity Week 2021 – Its Good to See You, Again!
  • ODDS Conference – Early Bird Discount About to Fly Away
  • World Bank to Support Land Administration in Laos

August 2021

  • Thales Launches Payment Card with Onboard Fingerprint Scanner
  • G20 Declaration Recognises Digital ID’s Importance
  • UK Government in Trouble Over Planned Digital Identity Scheme – Again
  • News in Brief
  • ISO Standards for Secure Document Authentication
  • Ghana Plans Contactless Biometrics for Vaccination Program
  • Company News
  • US Voter Identity Requirements and ID Laws
  • Upcoming Events

July 2021

  • EU COVID Passport Goes Live
  • FIDO Alliance Publishes User Experience Guidelines and Enhanced Standards
  • I Don’t Own Who I am Anymore
  • News in Brief
  • Company News
  • HID Helps Clients Decide Chip Placement on ePassports
  • Toppan Launches Product ID Authentication Platform in China
  • Face-to-Face with AUGENTIC CEO, Labinot Carreti
  • Successful Digital Identity Strategies
  • Upcoming Events

June 2021

  • Plans For a New European Digital Identity
  • Is the Clock Ticking for Paper and Plastic?
  • Voter ID – Defender of Democracy
  • FADO, PRADO, ETIAS and EES – Protecting EU Borders
  • News in Brief
  • WHO Announces Revised Scope for Smart Vaccination Certificates
  • HID Global Delivers ePassport Booklet and Document Issuance Software to Estonia
  • Company News
  • Isorg Will Demo Security Features
  • Upcoming Events

May 2021

  • China’s International Travel Health Certificate
  • A Guide to Assuring the Integrity of Secure Documents
  • Printing is Back
  • Fault Lines Appearing in Harmonising Health Status Passports
  • Decentralised Security Verification
  • News in Brief
  • Faces as a Physical/ Digital Link
  • German Government Launches SSI Pilot Scheme
  • Civil Registry as an Enabler to Digital Transformation
  • Cradle to Grave, Digitally Down Under
  • Upcoming Events

April 2021

  • ID4Africa Tackles Vaccination Certification Policy Issues
  • Bundesdruckerei and Veridos Securing Travel Worldwide
  • US Walks Back from Proof of Vaccination 
  • News in Brief
  • Quantum Cryptography – is it Too Early to Panic?
  • The Role of Trust in the Proof of Health Status
  • A Leadership Role for Security Printers in the Digital Age
  • Security More Than Skin-Deep
  • France Orders Biometric Border Kiosks from Thales
  • Prismade Launches Security Labels to Bridge the Physical-Digital Divide
  • The Second White Paper
  • Upcoming Events

March 2021

  • France’s New National Identity Card
  • China Issues Health Status Passport
  • ICAO Issues VDS Guidelines for TravelRelated Public Health Proofs
  • Expertise Nullifies the Understanding of the Real Problem
  • News in Brief
  • Veridos and idpeople Win ePassport Tender in Denmark
  • Proof of Health Status White Paper Puts Emphasis on What is Feasible
  • Pilgrim’s Progress Halted by Real ID Photo Mishap
  • Small but Perfectly Formed: Mauritius’ ID Ecosystem
  • Digital Document Security – A Conference for Troubling Times
  • Upcoming Events

February 2021

  • Good Health Pass Collaborative Publishes White Paper
  • Rwanda’s ePassport Project Boost
  • Before Starting Immunity Passports We Have to Fix Vaccination Certificates
  • Denmark Hopes COVID Passports Can Deliver a ‘Summer of Joy’
  • News in Brief
  • Etihad Launches COVID-19 Travel Pass App
  • NFCHOLO™ Technology to Protect ID Documents
  • ICT is Changing Civil Data Capturing in SADC
  • Trust is Key Says Estonia as it Tests Digital Vaccination Certificates
  • The Defining Development in ID and Secure Documents for 2021
  • Directory of ID & Secure Document Suppliers
  • Upcoming Events

Free Issue

January 2021

  • Airlines Trial COVID-19 Health Passports
  • 2021 – a Year Like No Other
  • New ID Numbers for South Africa Planned
  • News in Brief
  • Hong Kong Gets Identity Smart with ‘iAM Smart’
  • Effects of the COVID-19 Period on ID Verification and Secure Document Technologies
  • Thales Supports ICAO in Developing DTCs
  • India’s Electoral Commission Ready to Launch Digital Voter ID Cards
  • Singapore Commits to Less Paper and More Online Services

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