A way to authenticate or identify any object by generating an unbreakable ID based on atoms has been discovered by scientists at Lancaster University.
To the naked eye — even the practiced eye of most bartenders and police officers — the counterfeits look perfect.
A phony South Carolina driver’s license was found in the hip pocket of 20-year-old Craig Eney after the fleeing motorcycle he was driving hit a curb, scraping past a utility pole hurling him to his death.
The Obama administration is currently drafting what it’s calling the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.
President Obama is planning to hand the U.S. Commerce Department authority over a forthcoming cybersecurity effort to create an Internet ID for Americans, a White House official said.
3M Mobile ID Reader
This new 3M Mobile ID Reader could soon be used at events or in situations that require tight security. The idea is that it would scan your identification quickly to prove that you are who you say you are. Then you can be on your way in no time. It works like a credit card scanner and it would be used to scan things like your Visa card or passport, cross checking that info with watch lists of those who are threats.