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ConnectID is an Australian-owned digital identity exchange which will improve identity verification while protecting privacy – supporting productivity in the digital economy. ConnectID is an initiative of Australian Payments Plus (AP+), Australia’s domestic payments organization that also includes BPAY Group, eftpos and NPP Australia.

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IDV providers respond to growing consumer demand for stronger fraud prevention

A range of digital identity and financial fraud prevention capabilities and solution updates have been released just as Veriff issues…

Jun 14, 2024

Australia and Japan showcase cross-border verifiable credentials

In recent years, Australia and Japan have both launched digital identity initiatives allowing their citizens to verify themselves online. The…

Jun 10, 2024

Decentralized identity takes center stage at EIC

Significant time at EIC 2024 has been devoted to cracking open the language of digital identity, and decentralized identity (DID)…

Apr 18, 2024

Biometric identity verification launches and deals show diversity of approaches

The biometric identity verification market covers a wide variety of sectors and use cases, but the breadth is not just…

Feb 15, 2024

Flurry of deals to secure ID verification and KYC in banking, gambling, rentals

As identity theft threats increase, industries with ID verification needs are seeking – and keeping – partnerships that supply solid,…

Dec 19, 2023

ConnectID, Ping execs discuss consumer data management in federated digital ID

Executives from digital ID service providers ConnectID and Ping Identity have underscored the role that trusted identity verification can play…

Dec 15, 2023

Digital identity inclusion initiatives serve indigenous populations of NZ and Australia

In New Zealand, funds from the Spark Foundation will be used to bring more Māori into the digital space, while…

Nov 23, 2023

Biometric IDV sees uptake in real estate law, recruitment and aviation

Shufti Pro has attained a QG-GDPR certificate, an extension of the UK General Data Protection Regulation covering organizations that process,…

Nov 20, 2023

New pairings in the global financial sector for Prove, ConnectID, Aware, Authlete

A series of new or expanded deals to enhance the security of financial services against fraud have been signed by…

Oct 16, 2023

Australian banks move towards private digital identity products as legal issues debated

Australia is debating new laws that could make its long-awaited national digital identity scheme a reality. As the national digital…

Sep 7, 2023

Trusted digital ID can drive inclusion, resilience in Australia: ConnectID CEO

The managing director of ConnectID, Andrew Black, posits that a trusted and interoperable digital identity ecosystem holds immense importance for…

Jan 12, 2023

Airside’s mobile ID solution gets Kantara certification for advanced data protection

The mobile digital identity verification solution from Airside, which develops biometrics products for health and travel, has earned Identity Assurance…

Sep 5, 2022

Payment system platform gains support of Australia’s major banks for national digital ID

Eftpos’ ConnectID has received support from Australia’s ‘big four’ banks: ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac. The news comes from Australian…

Sep 28, 2021

Australia accredits eftpos for digital identity exchange

Eftpos has announced that its ConnectID digital identity solution business has earned accreditation from the Australian government as the first…

Jun 29, 2021

eftpos’ connectID solution to ease digital ID verification for Australians

eftpos says its connectID solution is now operational after integrating the service with SecureKey’s digital ID authentication technology, making it…

Mar 18, 2021

Digital identity for online govt services expanding with launches and new plans on four continents

Digital identity has been making significant strides in various jurisdictions around the world, with governments and businesses taking steps to…

Dec 3, 2020

eftpos partners up to trial digital ID solution for Australians with disabilities

A digital ID solution intended to facilitate online identification for persons living with disabilities is currently being tried out in…

Jul 23, 2020

Better digital identity verification influences three in four consumers towards adopting online service

Nearly half of all U.S. consumers have abandoned an on-line account sign-up in the past 12 months due to the…

Apr 14, 2020

Eftpos proposes digital ID for Australian government services and announces trial phase

Eftpos is angling to have its digital identity solution used to access government services, and has announced the technology will…

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