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UK immigration bill proposing biometric data collection from millions faces criticism

The recently updated Nationality and Borders Bill set out by the UK Home Office includes plans to introduce an Electronic…

 

Biometrics self-registration for Mecca pilgrims’ e-visas announced

Saudi Arabia is to become one of the first countries in the world to issue e-visas based on biometrics captured…

 

25K Afghan biometric passports ready to be issued, 100K more to follow

Afghanistan has begun to issue passports again after months of delay which hampered the attempts of many to leave the…

 

Eliminating the black market for fake COVID vaccine certificates via automated solutions

By Sarah Amundsson, Customer Success Manager at Shufti Pro. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the global fraud landscape has…

 

SITA partners on Australian biometric app for ETA applications from home

The Australian Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) app, developed collaboratively by the Australian Department of Home Affairs, SITA, and the Arq…

 

Concerns raised in Zimbabwe as Semlex wins biometric passport contract

Some Zimbabweans, including political party officials, are raising worries following the award of a contract for the production of the…

 

Fake CDC cards, digital health certificates spreading amid COVID privacy concerns

The twin concerns of privacy and trust are coming to the fore in social dialogue around digital health passes and…

 

New ICAO guidance on digital travel authorization implemented by Veridos

With governments adopting technology to help with visa applications in recent years, the term “eVisa” has been used according to…

 

How the world’s most secure ID documents protect trust and privacy

By Neville Pattinson, Head of Business Development and Strategic Marketing at Thales Most of us hardly think about our passports…

 

Pakistan moves against fraudulent digital ID cards

Muhammad Tariq Malik, the Chairman of Pakistan’s biometric National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) says a move to verify the…

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