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Civil / National ID

Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments, though increasingly it is also used for regulated private industries, such as mobile phone accounts. Government examples of civil ID use could include document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

 

White hat hacker reveals vulnerability in Germany’s digital ID

Germany’s digital ID may come under threat from malicious attackers, according to an analysis from a digital security expert. A…

 

Thailand deploying digital IDs in economic zone to boost business

The Thai government says to launch a physical/digital identification program as early as September. It will be integrated with a…

 

UIDAI expected to advise risk assessment before using Aadhaar for age proofing

Public and private entities in India relying on Aadhaar to provide proof of things like age or address will be…

 

UK updates guidelines for Right to Work digital identity checks

The UK government has updated guidelines for employers for Right to Work digital identity checks, clarifying details on using digital…

 

UNICEF pledges Cameroon support to drive up birth certificate issuance

The Cameroon country representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Nadine Perault, has held talks with Decentralization and Local…

 

Kenya’s digital ID ecosystem must respect fundamental human rights: policy advisory

The Kenya office of global rights advocacy organization, Amnesty International, has issued an advisory policy paper outlining what the country…

 

Australia wants to include more providers in national digital ID scheme

The Australian government is working on expanding the national digital ID system to include more digital ID providers – and…

 

Nigerian students registering for public exams face digital ID obtention hassles

The sufferings of Nigerian students in the State of Lagos seeking the National Identification Number (NIN) in order to facilitate…

 

Biometrics upgrading borders, digital IDs and economies but the pace is uneven

Biometrics at borders made up two of the most-read stories of the week, with another call for the UK to…

 

Gabon says preps far advanced on long-awaited national digital ID card project

Gabon’s Minister of Interior and Security, Hermann Immongault, has announced that the project to begin the issuance of national digital…

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