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Seamless Travel Can Become a Reality

Automated and biometric solutions can make travel safe, easy, and hassle- free. But there are still challenges to overcome – and not just technical ones.

Digital Identity - May 24, 2024 12:01 a.m.

I Don’t Know About You, But I’m Getting Confused

I don’t know if you remember, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, several conspiracy theories circulated regarding Bill Gates and his involvement with digital identity. One theory claimed that Gates was pushing for widespread vaccination in order to implement a digital identification system tied to vaccination records.

Digital Identity - May 24, 2024 midnight

Nepal Digital ID to be Assigned at Birth

In a significant move toward digital identity management, the Nepalese government has commenced assigning national ID numbers to children during birth registration, aimed at maintaining a comprehensive database of citizens from early childhood.

Digital Identity - March 28, 2024 midnight

You Wouldn’t Wait 10 Years for Your Phone to Fix Itself – Would You?

In an increasingly connected world, where patches and updates are delivered to your smartphone on a daily basis, Juliette Thomas and Jérôme Boudineau, from IDEMIA Smart Identity, ask why we need to wait for an electronic ID card to be reissued before we can get an updated operating system. Well now, we don’t!

Digital Identity - March 27, 2024 midnight

UK Government Prioritises Digital Identity and AI

The UK government has recently spotlighted digital identity and artificial intelligence (AI) as key technologies for state- supported research. Its policy document promises to reshape how the UK interacts with technology and pave the way for economic growth and a more inclusive society.

Free - March 27, 2024 midnight

Kenya’s Visas Go Digital

In a significant digital innovation, Kenya has introduced an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) system, overhauling its visa application process.

Digital Identity - January 26, 2024 12:01 a.m.

There is No Such Thing as ‘Anonymised’ Data

The ID and secure document industry goes to great lengths to keep secure the personally identifiable information (PII) that we gather, as we are keenly aware of the injurious consequences of ID data breeches.

Digital Identity - December 1, 2023 12:01 a.m.

Concerns Over Identity Privacy and Security Persist

The debate over how personally identifiable information (PII) is collected, used and stored digitally was brought into sharp focus during the worldwide response to COVID-19, with the widespread adoption of contact tracking and tracing.

Digital Identity - December 1, 2023 midnight