Digital Identity





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

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

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

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 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

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

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