Infection numbers are falling. Vaccination rates are on the rise. Testing strategies and vaccination campaigns are increasingly effective. Rapid tests have become part of our everyday life. Digital vaccination certificates are on the way. But on the home stretch of the fight against COVID-19, a new risk is emerging that could jeopardize the success of our pandemic efforts: Falsified vaccination certificates, test results, and manipulated vaccination cards.
While to the increasing number of vaccinations worldwide and the discussions about privileges for vaccinated people. Their latest coup: Fake vaccination certificates and negative COVID-19 tests. These manipulated vaccine brands, tests or vaccination certificates pose an incalculable risk to individuals and society as a whole. are increasingly responding to the counterfeiting and manipulation of COVID-19 vaccines, drugs, and pharmaceutical items such as rapid tests with product counterfeiters have already identified the next opportunity. Criminals have adapted their illegal activities on the black market
As one of the world’s leading providers of visual security concepts, KURZ has added a cutting-edge proprietary solution to its universally applicable for brand and product protection: The innovative TRUSTSEAL® Digital anti-counterfeiting solution helps pharmaceutical companies, institutions, and authorities to easily and cost-effectively protect their digital and physical documents and products against manipulation and forgery. The solution meets regulatory guidelines for vaccination certificates and comprehensively addresses product and document protection requirements - especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Manufacturers from other sensitive sectors can also benefit from enhanced counterfeit protection for their products when using TRUSTSEAL® Digital.
TRUSTSEAL® Digital combines the TRUSTCODE® product coding solution with cryptographic encryption: As a result, product data are therefore backed up twice in a complex manner. The resulting QR or data matrix code only exists once worldwide. It is almost impossible to generate it again in the same way. A difficult challenge for counterfeiters to overcome.
While TRUSTSEAL® Digital makes life difficult for counterfeiters with its double data encryption, the security solution for companies and institutions is very simple and effective in terms of integration and application. An existing QR code can be easily replaced with a new code created using TRUSTSEAL® Digital.
The new QR or data matrix code, whose stored data is saved on a secure database, is unique and can be read both online and offline with common standard QR readers and apps that can decode public keys.
Since TRUSTSEAL® Digital is based on KURZ’s TRUSTCODE® technology, additional customer services or analysis features can be integrated into the QR or data matrix code.
If further security measures are required to protect digital and physical products and documents, TRUSTSEAL® Digital can be combined with additional applications from the .
Physical products and printed certificates benefit from TRUSTSEAL® Protect thin-film technology in addition to digital encoding. equipped with non-reproducible, holographic designs, for example, not only make products more secure; they also create a unique visual feature, which is a real competitive advantage in today’s largely saturated market.