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. Since the introduction of electronic passports and electronic identity cards, the built in RF-chip is a modern identity document's additional and essential protection feature that increases the overall security and confidence…

2014: the year of the Slovakian eID

Text: 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. This is part of the process…

Gemalto supplies new multi-application Monglian eID Card

Gemalto was selected by the Mongolian Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs to supply its Sealys secure multi-service electronic ID cards for their national identity program. This new eID program will secure Mongolian citizens' identities as well as pave the way for new eGovernment services. Mongolia has approximately 3 million inhabitants and all citizens above 18…

Identive’s new card readers address growing multi-function ID card market

Identive Group announced the introduction of a new family of multi-protocol LEGIC® card readers that address the growing trend in corporate, campus and other environments towards the use of a single smart ID card to perform many functions. Based on the latest advant 4000 reader IC technology from LEGIC Identsystems AG, Identive’s new readers work…