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Authentication News® is a comprehensive information source that focuses on authentication and supply chain strategies and technologies for, document security, brand protection and personal identification.

Authentication News comprises 12 issues per year, each including news and features on technologies, information on case studies and successful applications, interviews with key figures who are supplying or using authentication technologies, as well as in-depth commentary and analysis to give you the inside track on the key players and on winning strategies and technologies for protecting documents, products and people against counterfeiting, fraud and identity theft.

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  • Document and brand protection markets and applications
  • Contracts and case studies
  • Company news and finance
  • Legislation and regulation
  • Counterfeit statistics and seizures

Who Should Read Authentication News

  • Developers and suppliers of authentication technologies and systems
  • R&D, scientific and technical development organisations
  • Security document issuers and printers
  • Brand owners
  • Security system and technology integrators
  • Packaging, converting and labelling companies
  • Investigative and enforcement firms

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    Cuts through the spin to give you the inside angle on the market and on the winning technologies and strategies
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    On all featured companies and technologies – enabling you to source suppliers, partners and customers

Authentication News 2019 – Volume 25 is now available for download and can be purchased on our Online Store.

July 2021

SPARK® – the Innovation Journey Continues to FLOW

The precursor to SPARK was OVI®, a colour-shifting ink feature developed by SICPA to prevent …

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June 2021

New Traffic Light Security Ink from GSI

mouveGSI comprises a combination of two UV-colours together with a long-lasting durable green afterglow effect, …

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May 2021

And Now It’s Baseball on the Blockchain

In the March 2021 issue of Authentication News®, we described how an art piece that …

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