Articles & Editorials

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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Mobile driving license vs. electronic driving license – replacement or supplement?

By Bernd Zwattendorfer, Infineon Technologies.  A driving license constitutes an official document issued by a governmental authority that provides information about the holder and her permissions to operate certain motorized vehicles such as cars, trucks, or motorcycles. The driving license, i.e. the document itself, has undergone different forms of representation over the last decades. Starting […]

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Intelling White Paper and speech at Trustech to focus on digital identity

Intelling has just published a new White Paper titled “Private ID infrastructures challenge government-issued IDs” that covers different aspects of the evolution of the relation between Government IDs and Private IDs. The White Paper includes a section on the basics of government-issued identity documents, and how they have been evolving across the last years. A […]

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The potential of new business models in Additive Manufacturing through through secure workflow

Additive manufacturing(AM) has firmly established itself as one of the marquee technologies of modern connected industry, and EOS, the leading technology and solutions supplier for the industrial 3D printing of metals and polymers, has decided to extend its collaboration with Wibu-Systems, a world-leading powerhouse in digital asset protection and monetization. Wibu-Systems and EOS teamed up […]

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Ready-to use and versatile: Infineon’s Secora™ ID accelerates eID project execution

Electronic identification documents (eID) are high in demand worldwide. To address the evolving needs of the market in a fast and flexible manner, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has developed the SECORA™ ID security solution. The latest addition to Infineon’s SECORA™ family is certified and ready to be integrated into highly secured […]

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