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.

 

Taiwan privacy advocates file lawsuit against government digital ID plans

More than 50 professionals filed a suit against Taiwan’s Ministry of Interior (MOI) on Monday, demanding stronger data protection and…

 

Digital ID services coming from private sector with government action in Australia, UK

The government of Australia is planning legislation to allow private sector organizations like banks to act as digital identity providers…

 

Biometric national ID card projects advance in Nepal and Croatia

A bid notice for printing and supplying Nepal’s new biometric national identity cards will be issued within three months, The…

 

Indian state urged to unlock biometrics of millions to allow Aadhaar enrollment

A coordinator with India’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) is urging the government of the state of Assam to unlock…

 

Most Canadians want digital identity for online government services, DIACC plans its role

Digital versions of ID documents like driver’s licenses and health cards are considered convenient 10 percent more by Canadians than…

 

Dual function cards developed for biometric access control, digital identity, payments

New multi-function card solutions have been launched for access control and payments with fingerprint biometrics by CrucialTrak, and for digital…

 

If you’re going to reject biometric IDs, at least clean up verification — UK consultant

Having dissected the highs and lows of the UK’s various digital ID programs in a report, a British think tank…

 

Face morphing threat to biometric identity credentials’ trustworthiness a growing problem

Face morphing poses a significant threat to contemporary face biometrics, NIST Computer Scientist and International Face Performance Conference (IFPC) 2020…

 

Investigations identify the extent – and limitations – of Semlex’s political networks in Africa

The new offices for Semlex Côte d’Ivoire in the Cocody district of the commercial capital Abidjan Scrutiny of biometric credentials…

 

ID4Africa ‘Marathon of Innovations’ to highlight biometrics and digital ID developments

ID4Africa has announced an upcoming ‘Marathon of Innovations’ in digital identity and biometrics, which will be presented December 8 to 10…

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