Digital Identity





Open Standards and Open-Source Software

Yiannis Theodorou and Debora Comparin warn of the pitfalls in creating closed and non-interoperable systems in this adaptation of their article ‘Modernising Digital-ID Systems: What Open Standards and Open-Source Software Really Mean’.

Digital Identity - March 2, 2023 midnight

Public Still Unsure What They Want from Digital Identity

There is no doubt that the move from traditional means of identity authentication to digital identities is bringing major benefits of convenience to citizens and consumers, but public acceptance is not global, as these two surveys show.

Digital Identity - November 24, 2022 midnight

TRUSTECH Asks: What Digital Identity Future Do We Want?

The forthcoming TRUSTECH conference will focus on two main themes – identification solutions and innovative payments, which together go a long way to address the question of what digital identity future do we want – and what will we actually get?

Events - November 4, 2022 12:01 a.m.

Health Insurance Firm Commissions Digital Identity Management

German health insurance firm BARMER has commissioned T-Systems and Verimi to provide and manage the digital identities of its 8.7 million policyholders. The contract has a term of seven years, and the companies have not disclosed the contract value.

Digital Identity - August 1, 2022 midnight

Veridos Sees the Road Ahead

The future of sovereign identity documents such as ID cards, passports and driving licences is virtual – according to leading provider of integrated identity solutions, Veridos. However, there are still some key challenges to overcome, with IDs remaining ‘phygital’ for the time being.

Company - July 6, 2022 midnight

Why Doesn’t the Public Trust Facial Recognition?

Does the track record of some firms who capture peoples’ facial images without their consent make it impossible for facial recognition to get a fair hearing in the court of public opinion – or are there deeper issues concerning the technology?

Digital Identity - June 9, 2022 midnight

Sri Lanka ID Gearing Up to Go Digital

Sri Lanka’s unique digital ID project, prepared jointly by the Sri Lanka Information and Communication Technology Agency (ICTA) and the Department of Registration of Persons, is about to go live, according to news reports in the country.

Digital Identity - June 9, 2022 midnight