Getting away from passwords is among the most vital, and best funded, work going on in the digital world, and a new contact smart card reader for mobile devices is here to help. The new Bluetooth device is from physical security and secure identification services provider, Identiv. Identiv launched uTrust 2920 F, as a Bluetooth […]
05 Sep, 2019Taiwan digital ID program gains serious steam
The country of some 24 million people is on track to put its new digital ID cards into circulation just more than a year from now. The new ID will serve for driving privileges, health ID and digital signature capabilities.
Embedded security elements can work on both cards and mobile IDs
As counterfeiters are increasingly able to simulate even the best physical credential, issuers and the identity industry are looking to a future where digital credentials are the highly secure norm. But, for the time being, the physical credential remains the standard, and it is up to the vendor community to develop security features that work […]
The company’s news MX9100 Card Issuance System is meant to speed up flat card production as more government ID issuers and other players embrace these instant-issued cards.
The project underscores the increasing use of blockchain for digital ID efforts in Africa. This particular project intends to make it easier for citizens to access traditional banking and financial services in Sierra Leone.
Embedded visual and covert security features make card counterfeiting harder and more expensive
When it comes to creating a secure credential, there is no single piece of technology that will stand in a criminal’s way. Driven by powerful economics, overseas counterfeiters have been able to keep pace with even the most sophisticated security features. The strategy for outpacing the fraudsters is now shifting. Instead of finding the one […]
In an attempt to make it easier for consumers to manage the array of mobile ID credentials they are likely to possess in the near future, Gemalto parent company Thales launched the Gemalto Digital ID Wallet. According to the company, the product “represents the next generation of Mobile ID, creating a secure, smartphone-based home for […]