Latest National identity card Stories

2011-03-15 23:05:00

FAIRFAX, Va. and NEW DELHI, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxID, a leading provider of mobile identity solutions and I.D.

2009-11-17 07:00:00

PARIS, November 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The smart card industry has once again recognized the innovation capacity of Oberthur Technologies by selecting the product ID-One(TM) Sky as finalist for the Sesame award for the best application in the identification category at the Cartes 2009 trade fair in Paris. Following the lead of the electronic passport, the smart card is being confirmed as the only technology capable of reliably strengthening the security of any type of identity...

2009-07-10 04:04:00

LONDON, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Identity and Passport Service (IPS), an executive agency of the UK Home Office, have signed a seven-year agreement for IBM to provide a core element of the Government's plans to upgrade to biometric passports and enhance the security of the UK border.

2009-04-27 07:00:00

PARIS, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monaco principality announced the implementation of the electronic national Identity card.

2009-04-07 03:00:00

System Upgrades Improve Application Processing for Passports and Identity Cards FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that the UK Identity and Passport Service (IPS), an executive agency of the Home Office responsible for issuing UK passports and ID cards, has awarded the company a 10-year managed information technology (IT) services contract to upgrade the IPS application and enrollment system.

2008-11-05 15:00:21

A British official says a mandatory national identification card will become mandatory for workers at two U.K. airports next fall.

2008-09-26 13:15:00

In the midst of heavy criticism, Britain launched a new biometric identity card on Thursday.

2006-04-26 02:39:07

By Michelle Nichols CANBERRA (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister John Howard unveiled plans on Wednesday to introduce a national health and welfare access card after the government decided against creating a compulsory full-scale identity card.

2005-09-06 07:48:55

New technology could increase rather than solve the problem of identity theft and fraud, a British criminologist warned on Monday.

2005-07-14 22:45:39

By Michael Perry SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia should consider introducing a national identity card in the wake of the London bombings and the rise in global terrorism, Prime Minister John Howard said on Friday. Australia last debated a national ID card, called the Australia Card, in 1987.

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