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AVTOR: Transforming Tokens and Smart Cards into universal security instruments

By Viacheslav Tatianin, AVTOR LLC Digital technologies now proliferate all dimensions of modern business and social life, meaning that rooted IT security is now a‘must-have’ principle for big corporations, government agencies,and SMEs. The digital shift we have been part of has reinforced the need for the application of high-security tools – even for common cases. […]

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Software Licensing in the cloud: flexibility is king

By David Paine, Wibu-Systems.  Does a day go by now when you don’t hear a reference to the term “Cloud” computing? For all intents and purposes, the“Cloud” is ubiquitous, the universal enabler behind everything,from our personalized music streaming services, to the next IoTinvention that allows us to control something remotely with voice commands, all from […]

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Comprehensive government Solutions for the Republic of Fiji

By Lara Schmaus, Mühlbauer ID Services. As a part of its major project to modernize the country’s security infrastructure, the Government of the Republic of Fiji decided to evolve its next generation of passports to ePassports. The current passport is a machine-readable document with paper data page, without chip and without digital photo, signature andfingerprints […]

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Infineon’s SECORA™ ID accelerates eID project execution

By Markus Moesenbacher, Infineon Technologies.  The ID market growth is mainly driven by electronic identification, electronic health cards and electronic driving licenses with strong variations to reflect local flavors. In addition, the request for multi-application is increasing for electronic ID cards. To meet these demands a flexible product is required which allows the customization of […]

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A new German security architecture for next generation ID and IoT requirements

By Markus Hoffmeister & Klaus Schmeh, cryptovision GmbH. The Cryptographic Service Provider (CSP) module, based on an architecture developed by governmental cyber security experts in Germany, is an innovative and effective approach to implementing cryptographic security functions across a diverse array of sensitive applications. It takes security development to a new level, by enabling smooth […]

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Ready for the thinnest eDatapage Challenge

By Hervé Naullet, Paragon ID. It has been almost 20 years since the first rollout of the ICAO electronic/biometric passports. For most of these programs, the personalized data & picture of the citizen were securely printed and protected onto a paper-based datapage, and electronically stored in the contactless component located inside the cover of the […]

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Unveiling the ID4AFRICA Identity Council

Earlier this year, the ID4Africa Movement announced the appointment of Ambassadors from 43 African nations for its 2019 Ambassador Class. This impressive expansion in representation – up from 29 countries in 2018 – reflected a strong endorsement from the African Governments of the ID4Africa Ambassadors Program, and a clear recognition of the importance of the […]

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Precise integrates liveness detection to its ID software for access control systems

Precise has successfully integrated passive liveness detection – in addition to facial recognition – to its identification software for access control systems. The technology behind the product is based on artificial intelligence, which confirms both the user’s identity and liveness through its unique facial features, and conveniently and securely grant access for the user. On […]

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