Tag Archives: National ID

Uganda starts with issuance of national eID

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni launched the issuance of electronic national identity cards, calling on Ugandans to register in the system as he received the first electronic ID. Nearly 16 million Ugandans are expected to register in the electronic IDs system. “National Identity cards are being printed using four machines that produce a minimum of 56,000 and a maximum […]

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Silicon Trust members to facilitate Nigeria’s eID scheme

This month, Silicon Trust members cryptovision, Trüb and hjp consulting have been announcing their involvement in the latest African ID card scheme – the Nigerian eID card. Uniquely, the scheme, which, according to the releases has a wider scope than the German eID card, combines a payment and an ID function on one contact-based smart card. […]

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Gabon selects Gemalto to build secure and reliable biometric national registry

Gemalto has been selected by the State of Gabon for its national biometric identification initiative, following an international tender. The program aims to build a reliable national biometric civil registry to replace paper identification with electronic documents and generate a secure electoral register ahead of the local 2013 elections. The agreement supports Digital Gabon strategic […]

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Slovakian new national eID program offers greater security and efficiency

The Slovakian government has installed the Datacard® MX6000™ card issuance systems and the Datacard Syntera® customization suite software for its highly secure national eIDs, driver’s licenses, border crossing cards, vehicle registration cards and resident permits.  Approximately 520,000 cards are issued annually.  Working with Hewlett Packard in Slovakia – who is the primary contract holder on […]

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Fit for ID?

By Peter Stampka, Andreas Karl, Dr. Detlef Houdeau, Infineon Technologies Market requirements for National eID card programs EU policy for 2010 In spring 2005, the European Commission (under EC 14351 / 2005), published a recommendation for the minimum security framework of National eID card programs. EU refers, in this document, to the ICAO 9303 documents. The […]

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Modern Card Application Management System (CAMS)

By Fabiola Bellersheim, Giesecke & Devrient and member of the Silicon Trust Smart health cards or National ID cards are becoming more and more complex, and their functionality is steadily expanding. In the past, smart cards were used exclusively for the secure storage of credentials. Nowadays, smart cards are more powerful, run multiple applications and can […]

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A question of security

Interview with Allan Harle, Inspectron and member of the Silicon Trust Inspectron works in the world of secure document integrity and verification, could you explain how you fit into this eco-system? Any secure document will have specific personalized information on it; this could be a name, date of birth or account numbers. This data can be visible or embedded in an […]

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