Security Technology

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South Africa Circulates Mandela Notes, Canada Circulates New Twenties Next Week

Both South Africa and Canada are getting set to release their latest banknotes next week. The Reserve Bank of South Africa will be introducing an entirely new series of notes spanning five denominations, while the Bank of Canada will be introducing a new $20 note – the third in its new polymer series. The new […]

Czech National Bank Counterfeit Cash App

A new phone app has been unveiled by the Czech National Bank Counterfeit Cash App which it says will help consumers identify counterfeit money, using detailed photographs and descriptions of all valid versions of Czech banknotes and coins. The Czechs see value in protecting their traditional currency, the koruna as the Euro is coming under criticism […]

The Globe and Mail Investigates Canada’s Counterfeit History

As more and more Canadians find the new polymer $100 bill in their wallets and in their bank accounts – the Globe and Mail takes a look at the country’s recent history with counterfeiting. The first time counterfeiting hit the radar of the Bank of Canada in major way was in the 1980s. In an […]

BSP Launches Campaign To Detect Bogus Bills

When a country redesigns their banknotes to update the series or enhance their security features, part of the process typically includes finding ways to inform the public of coming changes. From posters, to commercials, to online videos, central banks take on the responsibility of educating currency users of coming changes. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas […]

How Computer Software Can Prevent Counterfeiting

With the onset of devices like colour photocopiers, personal printers, and high-quality photo printers readily available on the market, security features on banknotes are at an all time high when it comes to the technology they employ. While security features embedded in banknotes are the first line of defense when it comes to protection against […]