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Guidelines for selection of authentication technologies  

The role of new technologies in combating counterfeiting and illicit trade
This paper aims to raise awareness about the role and benefits of technology solutions and eventually inspire further research and public-private cooperation to the benefit of governments, brand owners, service providers and consumers.

Ensuring supply-chain security: the role of anti-counterfeiting technologies
A new study prepared by UNICRI on the role of anti-counterfeiting technologies in increasing governments’ and citizens’ safety will be presented during an event co-organized by the World Bank and UNICRI, in the framework of the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development. The study produced by UNICRI analyses the impact that anti-counterfeiting technologies have in securing the legitimate supply chain of products: contributing to avoid organized crime and other illicit infiltrations, preventing tax evasion, ensuring revenues for governments and protecting citizens’ health and security. Read more

International Medical Products Anti-Counterfeiting Taskforce (IMPACT) 2010
Facts | Activities | Documents developed by the Assembly and the Working Groups of IMPACT 2006-2010

Authentication technologies for brand protection
Published in 2009 by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)

How to Select a Security Feature – a Structured Guide for the Selection of a Security Technology for Documents and Items of Value
Published in June 2009 by Document Security Alliance (DSA) and North American Security Products Organization (NASPO)

Counterfeit drugs: Guidelines for the development of measure to combat counterfeit drugs
Published in 1999 by the World Health Organisation