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BSI: Technical Guidelines to formalize the border control process

Text: Florian Rienhardt, German Federal Office for Information Security / BSI

Modern electronic identity documents do not just feature optical-physical content and corresponding physical security properties. 1,179 more words


2014: the year of the Slovakian eID


Vladimír Ďurači and Tomáš Balogh, Plaut Slovakia / Michal Ševčík, Hewlett-Packard Slovakia / Peter Kiefer, Atos IT Solutions and Services

Starting on December 1 2013, a new national identity card with a built-in electronic chip – a so-called electronic identity card (eID) – will be issued in the Slovak Republic. 1,404 more words


VIDEO: Quick intro to Gemalto's identity and authentication services

Addressing the growing movement toward mobile and cloud, Gemalto continues to introduce a range of innovative products which deliver the same high security level as traditional strong authentication solutions while addressing users’ need for mobility, new devices and employees who bring their own devices (BYOD).


Deciphering Automated Border Control (ABC) solutions

Text: Michael Brandau, Giesecke & Devrient

Electronic passports have made it possible to use IT based systems to perform border control tasks. Meanwhile, e-passports are used in more than 100 countries. 1,054 more words


VIDEO: What is a Digital Signature?

Watch this informative vid for an easy-to-understand animation on the importance of the use of Digital Signature – one of the key applications for national ID cards throughout the world. 25 more words


VIDEO: Somalia issues eID cards

For over two decades, getting any form of official identification for Somali citizens was done through the back alleys of the infamous Bakara market, a system known as “Abdallah Shideeye” or the counterfeiter. 115 more words


ABnote and Laserlock up ID card security through pigment innovation

LaserLock Technologies, a company involved in authenticating products and people, has been selected to provide DuoChrome+, a unique, exclusive pigment offered through ABNote Corporation to the new national ID card of the Dominican Republic. 228 more words