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Kenya to comply with regional bloc directive on biometric passports from end November

Kenyans have until 30 November to get new East African Community (EAC) biometric passports if they want to be able…

 

Embedding digital identity in the Jyväskylä Smart City Project

Smart cities will be able to create their own interoperable digital identities for residents, thanks to approaches developed by cybersecurity…

 

Funding available for Finland’s self-sovereign digital ID ecosystem pilot project

Finnish start-up Findynet Cooperative has received a grant from the Ministry of Finance to the tune of €3 million (US$2.9…

 

Nixu joins with Ioxio on digital identity for smart cities

Cybersecurity services company Nixu is partnering with Ioxio, a digital services and solutions provider. The collaboration, focused on the creation…

 

First EU travel route with only digital ID pends approval: Finland to Croatia

Passengers could soon be flying from Helsinki’s Vantaa Airport to Croatia using digital ID on their phones, rather than physical…

 

National digital ID to be launched by Senegal, legislative foundation proposed for Finland

Senegal has, in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), launched a national digital identity project after wide consultations…

 

Feedback for EU digital wallets as Switzerland explores digital ID ecosystem

The EU is continuing to progress towards its goal of not just digital ID but a digital wallet for all…

 

Finland considers using biometrics from civil, travel registries to investigate major crimes

Finland’s Ministry of the Interior is looking into the legality of sharing fingerprint biometric data collected for passports and ID…

 

Progress on international digital ID interoperability: DGX report

Singapore’s Digital Government Exchange (DGX) Digital Identity Working Group (DIWG) has published a new report highlighting the efforts of eight…

 

Irish municipality fined for GDPR non-compliant cameras, Finland devises centralized system

Data protection agencies in Europe are finding fault with surveillance projects and networks that violate national and GDPR regulations, but…

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