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Countries Continue to Explore Digital Identity

Whilst pockets of personally identifiable information exist in all countries’ civil registries, some in physical documents but increasingly in digital records, not all countries are at the same stage of establishing a national digital identity.

Digital Identity - May 4, 2022 12:01 a.m.

China Announces Plans for National Digital IDs

An article in the South China Morning Post reports that Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has revealed that the country is planning to launch a digital national ID card before the end of the year.

Digital Identity - March 31, 2022 midnight

UK Government Sets Out its Digital Identity Plans

As the EU starts to trial aspects of the European Digital Identity through large-scale pilots to test the deployment of the European Digital Identity Wallet, the UK is planning its own Office for Digital Identities.

Digital Identity - March 31, 2022 midnight

The Importance of ID Data Intermediaries

For many years, the ID and secure document industry has understood the potential that universal citizen identity would have for increasing worldwide economic development. And now, a WEF think-tank has produced a 46-page report illustrating the potential benefit of a worldwide unifying digital ID data management policy.

Free - March 31, 2022 midnight

Call for European Digital Identity Wallet Pilots

In its June 2021 edition, ID & Secure Document News™ reported that the European Commission was promoting its proposal for a regulation that would amend the electronic identification, authentication and trust services (eIDAS) regulation and establish a framework for a European Digital Identity.

Digital Identity - March 31, 2022 midnight

Identity Fraud in the Modern Era

It is inevitable that as we witness a move from physical to digital assertion of an identity to gain access to financial, retail and payment services we should see an attendant rise in the number and types of digital identity scams.

Digital Identity - December 22, 2021 midnight

Physical to Digital: Be Careful What You Hope For

The move to assert digital identities in instances when previously a person (or persons) would need to be present has undoubtedly brought convenience and speed to executing many legal, travel and governmental transactions.

Digital Identity - December 8, 2021 midnight