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Next phase of ePassport interoperability tests operated by SDW 2013

Science Media Partners Ltd, organiser of the security document conference and exhibition – SDW 2013 – is organising the next phase of global ePassport interoperability testing at a special event to be held alongside the SDW show on 21-23 May 2013 in London. The interoperability tests (SDW InterOp 2013) will be focused on the new […]

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Moving to the third generation of electronic passports

By Verna Heino, Gemalto A new dimension in electronic passport security with Supplemental Access Control – Recognizing that ePassport should be protected for the long term (10 to 20 years), the International Civil Aviation Agency (ICAO) is introducing Supplemental Access Control (SAC), a new supplemental security mechanism for  the next generation of ePassport. The ICAO […]

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