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China examining eID for its 600 million Internet users

China is examining the introduction of electronic identification in a bid to protect private information and curb Internet fraud. Electronic…

 

ID4Africa: 1st Government Forum on Electronic Identity in Africa

2-4 June 2015 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania On 2-4 June 2015, the National Identification Authority (NIDA) of the Ministry of…

 

Explainer: Electronic ID (eID)

An eID card is typically a government-issued document for online and offline identification. The typical electronic identity card has the…

 

Iran VP calls on ICT Ministry to study electronic ID program

Iran first vice president Eshaq Jahangiri has called on the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) to research the…

 

Global eID revenue to reach $54 billion, says Acuity

According to a new study from Acuity Market Intelligence, the global market for national electronic ID (eID) programs will generate…

 

ABI Research anticipates massive growth in smart card shipments this year

New research from ABI Research forecasts 8.6 billion smart cards to be shipped worldwide in 2013; a combined number spanning…

 

60 million eIDs yet to be delivered in Indonesia

The Indonesian Home Ministry has said that the government is waiting for a contracted vendor to finish work on more…

 

Polygamous men wreak havoc on Indonesia’s biometric eID system

Indonesian Home Minister Gamawan Fauzi has announced that the thousands of men with multiple wives have compromised the country’s single…

 

Biometric Research Note: Indonesia most advanced adopter of eID credentials

Implementing a biometrically-enabled identification card in Indonesia, the country with the fourth largest population, has been a vital step in…

 

Belkin gets FIPS 201 certification for card reader

Belkin Enterprise, a leading manufacturer of electronic peripherals and devices for consumer, business and government markets has recently announced that…

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