ID Enabled Digital Government Services – Now More Than Ever

ID Enabled Digital Government Services – Now More Than Ever

Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, there was growing evidence of the benefits for eGovernment solutions being accessed by a citizen’s eID. We take a look at two different perspectives on this: one from professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY), from before the outbreak, and the other more recent one from identity solutions provider, Veridos.

Contact Tracing COVID-19 Without Disclosing Identity

Contact Tracing COVID-19 Without Disclosing Identity

Apple and Google are jointly developing technology to alert people if they have recently come into contact with others found to be infected with coronavirus. The two companies believe their approach – designed to keep users, whose participation would be voluntary and anonymous – addresses privacy concerns.

UK Passport

UK Passport

Following the UK’s departure from the European Union (EU), new UK passports issued from March will start to have a blue cover. The passports will also have enhanced specifications, reduced carbon footprint and a new design.

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