New short indie movie ‘The Peril’ is a wake-up call to parents about internet safety for kids

1 in 3 internet users in the world is a child, says UNICEF report Under the Patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Hend Al Qassemi, the independent short film ‘The Peril’ by producer/director Zenofer Fathima officially premiered today at Marriott Hotel in Al Jaddaf, Dubai.  The Peril is a breathtaking narrative that aims to raise awareness on the unseen dangers of children using technology. In an era of tablets, smartphones and touchscreens, more and more children have increasing digital presence, which inevitably translates to increased exposure to possible perils of the digital world.  Late last year, UNICEF released its very first … Continue reading New short indie movie ‘The Peril’ is a wake-up call to parents about internet safety for kids

Are Physical Security Features Still Needed on Identity Documents?

By Vincent Gourmelen, ID Card Solutions Product Manager, Citizen Identity Solutions At a time of strong data encryption, on-chip biometry checks, digital signatures or national public key directories (N-PKD), one can question the necessity of adding advanced physical security features on a passport or an Identity card. Counterfeited IDs Are a Concern Reports show that even the most secure physical ID documents can still be subject to counterfeiting, particularly aspects of the material document, such as the cardholder’s image or other personalized information.   The reason for this is simple: not all law enforcement agencies and private sector companies are equipped … Continue reading Are Physical Security Features Still Needed on Identity Documents?