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What to do if certificates for passive authentication fail

By Ihar Kliashchou, Chief Technology Officer at Regula Electronic documents are praised for their top-notch security, mainly due to RFID chip…

 

Swiss government committee okays draft law on e-ID

A Swiss government commission has adopted the draft federal law on digital identity, as  Switzerland’s upcoming digital identification system, slated…

 

Afghanistan navigates controversies on digital identity journey

In Afghanistan, the Tazkira has been a key identity document providing proof of nationality and residence for over 100 years….

 

Nepal’s digital identity transformation fosters challenges

In striving to develop a comprehensive digital identity system, Nepal is embarking on a transformative journey, promising to overhaul the…

 

A digital wallet is the first step: How Estonia built its digital state

Erika Piirmets has been a digital citizen since she was a child. When she started primary school in Estonia in…

 

Estonia navigates future of ID cards, digital identity and digital wallets

Estonia is keeping its physical identity cards until the creation of the European Union Digital Identity (EUDI) wallet. In January,…

 

Data privacy guarantees can prompt digital ID adoption in laggard countries

A new report suggests that regulatory and governance frameworks that prioritize data privacy can trigger more adoption of eID in…

BankID

BankID is an electronic identification system in Sweden. With a usage rate of 94% among smartphone users, it is the…

 

Lithuania’s communications regulator becomes supervisor of digital ID service providers

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Lithuania (RRT) is now the country’s official supervisory body for qualified electronic identification (eID) service…

 

Swiss university, startups partner on self-sovereign identity

Zug-based startup Partisia Blockchain and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland (HES-SO Valais-Wallis) have announced they are…

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