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Stockholm, Sweden


Website: bankid.com

BankID is an electronic identification system in Sweden. With a usage rate of 94% among smartphone users, it is the single largest such service in Sweden by a large margin, and is administered by Finansiell ID-Teknik BID AB that is owned by several Swedish and Scandinavian banks.

BankID Biometrics News


Norwegian BankID digital ID now biometric, available on smartphones

Norway’s biggest digital identity provider, BankID, is coming to smartphones. Starting on Monday, the platform is rolling out a feature…

Oct 19, 2023

Authenticate conference wraps with binding digital ID, wallets and FIDO wins

The final day of the 2023 Authenticate conference hosted discussions on the digital wallet ecosystem, the Accountable Digital Identity Association…

Sep 21, 2023

TCS to build command center for Norway’s digital ID and payments infrastructure

Financial services customers in Norway are set to have a new user experience after BankID BankAxept, the country’s payments and…

May 17, 2023

ENISA workshop surveys remote identification security threats, possible fixes

The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) held a virtual workshop last week laying out the security challenges and the…

Apr 24, 2023

Sweden’s BankID launching new digital ID card

Sweden’s most popular digital identity provider BankID is launching a new digital ID card that will serve a similar function…

Dec 23, 2022

Swedish government launches inquiry to provide more secure, national digital ID

Sweden’s government has appointed an inquiry into increasing the security of the country’s online identity options, by developing an additional,…

Nov 16, 2022

Privacy preserving biometrics for strong ID proofing possible, Mobai researcher contends

Strong biometric identity verification standards and privacy regulations in Europe are at odds, but the situation is resolvable, according to…

Sep 9, 2022

Norway BankID to go biometric, international with OneSpan integrations

Norway’s highly successful BankID system is becoming a de facto digital ID. Its new app replaces the mobile web interface….

May 3, 2022

Norway to replace BankID on mobile with biometric apps for improved security

Norway says it plans to replace the digital ID authentication platform BankID with new apps that will require either face…

Feb 27, 2020

Governments slowly coming around to IDSPs for digital identity schemes

Governments are starting to pay more attention to digital identity. In their digital identification scheme development process, governments have two…

Nov 30, 2018

Signicat chosen to provide digital signing technology to Nordic retail bank customers

Nordic financial institution Resurs Bank has chosen mobile signing technology from Signicat for credit agreements to enable its retail finance…

Jun 27, 2016

Norway’s BankID selects Encap Security platform for digital ID pilot

Encap Security announced its smart authentication platform has been selected by Norway’s mobile identity solution, BankID, for a pilot program…

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