Civil / National ID

Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments. Examples of this could be for the purposes of document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

The launch of an Open Source API by the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) could significantly assist in the harmonization of…

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Veridos awarded 12-year, €340M Bangladesh ePassport contract

Veridos, a joint venture of Giesecke+Devrient and state-owned Bundesdruckerei, has been commissioned with the supply, installation, and implementation of next…

 

European Association for Biometrics and Secure Identity Alliance join International Identity Day campaign

The European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) have joined the campaign initiated by ID4Africa and…

 

Minister says Aadhaar could withstand a billion hack attempts, as UIDAI clarifies audit rules

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has opened up Aadhaar auditing to allow banks and telecommunications providers to use…

 

Somalia launching foundational biometric identity program

Somalian government officials met recently with officials from the World Bank, USAID, and other development partners to discuss the progress…

 

Indian SIM vendor fraud busted by Aadhaar security as virtual ID support goes live

A vendor in Hyderabad has been arrested for fraudulently activating SIM cards through Aadhaar’s eKYC system after the activity was…

 

Zetes releases whitepaper on initiating large scale identity projects

Zetes has made its whitepaper on initiating large scale identity projects available on its website. The whitepaper, titled “At the…

 

UIDAI says Aadhaar Act prohibits police use of its biometric database

The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has responded to a pitch from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for…

 

HID Global upgrades Argentina’s biometric passport

HID Global announced it has been working with the government of Argentina to upgrade the country’s ICAO biometric passport. The…

 

Regula exhibiting its latest document verification devices at SDW 2018

Regula is showcasing a variety of authenticity verification devices this week at identity solutions event SDW 2018. The producer of…

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