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ISIS likely producing fake Syrian passports

A recent ABC News report says that U.S. authorities are warning that ISIS is producing authentic-looking passports with machines that…

 

Australia considering cloud-based passports

Australia and New Zealand are in talks to trial a passport-less travel system in which a traveller’s identity and biometrics…

VFS Global

VFS Global is the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. The company manages…

 

Biometric technologies impacting covert travel for special intelligence agents

Though biometric technologies and methods have helped to successfully identify global terrorists and immigration fraudsters who would otherwise be unknown,…

 

UK government implements mandatory exit checks

The Home Office in the UK has implemented a new initiative in which data on all travelers leaving the UK…

 

New automated passport control kiosks from SITA go live at New York airport

In an effort to provide a quick and smooth experience customs immigration process for passengers, 41 new Automated Passport Control…

 

Aurora releases new version of infrared passport verification software

Aurora announced it has released version 14.10.09 (codename Inara) of its infrared passport verification software, which is able to reduce…

 

Irish government seeking a facial recognition solution for passports

Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is currently looking for a vendor to provide facial recognition software for its…

 

SIBA: A Q&A with founder Janice Kephart

The Secure Identity & Biometrics Association (SIBA) recently launched and aims to provide proactive education, policy refinement and solutions to…

 

Zetes gets contract for The Gambian biometric passport and border control eGate

Zetes has announced that it has just been awarded a fifteen-year contract to create biometric passports for The Gambia. According to…

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