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National digital identity is ‘extremely urgent,’ says Swedish government inquiry

A Swedish government inquiry into the digitalization of payments issued a report, recommending that the state launches its own digital…

 

Cybernetica researcher wins grant to study soft spots in digital identity

Cybernetica Senior Researcher Peeter Laud has won a research grant for 769,600 Euros (approximately US$812,000) from the Estonian Research Council…

 

EU Digital Identity Wallet pilots pull in big names, but questions emerge

More companies announce their commitment to working together on pilots to test use-cases of the EU Digital Identity Wallet. Meanwhile,…

 

Romanian leaders pay for new electronic IDs due in August

The Romanian government has announced plans to cover the price of citizens’ new electronic ID cards, which include biometric security…

 

Scytáles wins EU Digital Identity Wallet contract, Council reaches consensus on rules

Scytáles AB has won the contract to build the European Digital Identity Wallet, together with its partner Netcompany-Intrasoft. The contract…

 

Selfie biometrics rollouts keep pace as eID cautions careful KYC and AML decisions

A biometrics vendor is reminding stakeholders that know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) solutions based on single-image selfie biometrics are…

 

Mobile digital IDs forecast to triple to 1B by 2027

The global number of digital identities held on mobile devices may reach 1.02 billion by 2027, more than triple the…

 

European digital ID must have further security safeguards, Czech EU presidency says

A couple of months after taking over from France as host of the presidency of the Council of the EU,…

 

Peru issues 7M digital ID cards with id3 biometrics, NXP chips

Fingerprint biometric algorithms from id3 Technologies are being used in Peru’s new digital identity cards, after being selected by NXP…

 

Belgium unveils virtual digital identity card to extend itsme app functionality

Belgium Secretary of State for Digitalization Mathieu Michel has unveiled the creation of a new virtual digital identity card to…

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