Counterfeiting Grows; "Layering" Prevents It
- IDs More Secure. Anderson, Bob // Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Jun2004, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p24
Reports on the incorporation of additional features in photo identification (ID) cards to deter counterfeiting, with easier and more reliable authentication. Use of a combination of media features, printer capability, database verification and singular or unusual techniques including covert and...
- Rapiscan Systems. // AirGuide Online.com;5/25/2009, p12
The article reports that the European Commission has asked Rapiscan Systems, a leading supplier of security inspection systems, to deploy Eagle M4500 series mobile X-ray systems at different crossing points between the Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova. It is stated that the X-ray systems will help...
- Anti-Counterfeiting Technologies With counterfeiting growing - can you afford to not fight back? Singh Sharad, Sarabjeet // Pharmaceutical Processing;Apr2014, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p34
The article discusses the use of technologies and aspects of technological protection in the prevention and avoidance of counterfeiting in the pharmaceutical industry. Defined is a counterfeit pharmaceuticals product as a deliberated, fraudulent, and mislabeled product with respect to identity...
- COMPANY TIME LINE. // Inventors' Digest;Jan2014, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p20
The article presents a timeline of anti-counterfeit and authentication technology provider Document Security Systems Inc. (DSS) and discusses the inventions of several personals of the company. Topics include company's vice-president (VP) David Wicker as a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce...
- Sensors and coded particles foil counterfeiters. Strassberg, Dan; Granville, Fran // EDN;8/15/96, Vol. 41 Issue 17, p20
Discusses the development of ways to foil counterfeiters who forge money and high-value items such as drugs and aircraft parts by NVE Nonvolatile Electronics Inc. and Microtrace Inc. in the United States. Two elements involved in the scheme; Description of the sensors; Mechanisms of Microtaggants.
- Bill would create anti-counterfeiting task force. Duchemin, John // American Banker;3/8/1996, Vol. 161 Issue 46, p3
Reports on Representatives Spencer Bachus and John M. Spratt Jr.'s introduction of a bill calling for the creation of an anti-counterfeiting group of experts from the Secret Service, the Treasury, the Federal Reserve and the State Department. Groups suspected of engaging in dollar counterfeiting...
- Counterfeit catcher. Prince, Cathryn J.; Stover, Dawn // Popular Science;Sep95, Vol. 247 Issue 3, p31
Reports on the use of antibodies to label products as a deterrent for counterfeiting. Approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration; Methods of detection.
- Bank of Canada promotes awareness of counterfeiting. // Canadian Banker;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p9
Reports that the Bank of Canada has launched an educational initiative to promote awareness of counterfeiting. Groups targeted in the program to emphasize identification of genuine bank notes; Level of counterfeiting in Canada.
- Countering counterfeiters. Antonoff, Michael; D.N. // Popular Science;Apr93, Vol. 242 Issue 4, p60
States that an unfortunate result of advances in color copiers is that it is now easier to counterfeit currency. To make it more difficult, Canon has developed two defenses. Currency-recognition technology; Feature that traces counterfeiters of official documents.