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DIACC partners up to advance Canadian digital ID

A pair of tech organizations in Canada have agreed to work together to advance innovation for digital identity management, security,…

 

Canada issues tender notice to improve face biometrics for immigration applications

The Government of Canada has issued a tender notice inviting industry engagement to improve its biometric immigration system. The document…

 

A few ‘shoulds’ in otherwise detailed NZ biometric policy

A New Zealand government position paper on biometrics regulation is an antidote to privacy advocates around the world despairing that…

 

Payments network to offer digital ID services from SecureKey to Canadians

Canadian interbank network Interac Corp. has acquired exclusive rights to use SecureKey’s digital ID services in Canada, and plans to…

 

Canadian report considers biometrics, ID banks to improve financial inclusion

Biometrics are one of the top solutions suggested in a new report to mitigate barriers to acquiring and using ID…

 

Enhancing digital IDs for Canadian tribes; still shipping paper documents in the U.S.

An Indigenous digital identity company says it has created Canada’s first online status card, or eID, service. OneFeather facilitates the…

 

Ontario plans SSI-based digital ID by fall, Liquid Avatar lauds use of open standards

The Canadian Province of Ontario has unveiled its digital identity standards and technology plan, ahead of a planned launch of…

 

Canadian regulator finds biometric data privacy compliance gaps in Telus’ health app

Provincial government officials in Alberta, Canada say they have found significant privacy compliance gaps, some involving face biometrics – in…

 

Canada shied away from national digital ID in 2019; SecureKey suggests a different path

The Canadian government considered developing a national digital ID system two years ago, but ultimately shelved the idea with little…

 

Digital health pass developments worldwide: Canada, Slovenia, Linux Foundation

In many different formats and under many different names, digital health pass systems to prove a person’s COVID-19 status are…

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