eGovernment: Boosting a country’s development

By Alexander Popov, X Infotech. Today, citizens take advantage of responsive and highly personalized services from the retail and financial industries, expecting the same level of public services from governments. Therefore, forward-looking countries are continuously investing in digital technologies to drive a country’s development and bridge the gap between the public sector and modern society.…

Africa – IDENTITY in DIVERSITY

By Sanjay Dharwadker, WCC Smart Search & Match  The griot of West African tradition is a living archive; an oral historian and troubadour who has the births and deaths of generations memorized. Even today we can still witness the ritual of reciting the names of generations of ancestors. And yet, Africa has abysmal birth registration…

Hot off the press: The Vault # 11 is available for download

The management of an ID card lifecycle is a highly relevant topic for our  industry. Many government-issued travel and ID documents have lifetime guarantees of up to 10 years. A decade in electronics is a totally different thing than in security printing - advancements are much faster, as are the skills of hackers and counterfeiters.…