ITW Security Division launches latest White Papers on ID and travel documents online

ITW Security Division has added its latest White Papers entitled ‘Creating Trust in ID Documents’ and ‘Fraudulently Obtained Genuine (FOG) Documents’ to its website for the personal ID and secure Government documents market at www.itwsecuritydivision.com The new Resources section on the website builds on ITW Security Division’s knowledge base and shares this with customers and visitors alike.

‘Creating Trust in ID Documents’ demonstrates how the ID industry today is at a pivotal point as the global market faces the demand of meeting the sometimes contradictory challenges of dealing with traditional ID documents, new technologies and the global increase in levels of counterfeiting and fraud.

Taking a step back, the White Paper looks to think as one, both as members of Government institutions and industry, and identify the best route forward in terms of future security and ID documentation.

Separately, ITW Security Division’s latest White Paper entitled ‘Fraudulently Obtained Genuine (FOG)’ discusses the issues involved with travel documents. Today, the number of FOG documents in existence is believed to be greater than that of falsified or counterfeit documents.

Fraudulent use of identity travel documents, whether FOG, falsified or counterfeit, presents a threat to the security of countries, their citizens, economies and global commerce as a whole, facilitating both crime and terrorism.

“ITW Security Division offers a wealth of products and services to Governments and companies worldwide to enhance and protect their security documents, and we wanted to share our latest thinking in our most recent White Papers to provide inspiration and ideas for customers and the industry,” explained Bob Carey, ITW Security Division’s business unit manager. “We work exceptionally closely with all of our customers to identify the issues the industry is facing, and hope to deal with them in detail across our latest White Paper series.”

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Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014.

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