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Banks could be the key to trusted national digital IDs

Even before COVID-19, banks were well placed throughout the developed world to take the central (non-political) role in making digital…

 

Monaco choses IN Groupe to secure digital identity, produce biometric identity documents

IN Groupe has been selected by The Principality of Monaco to help design and secure its digital identity scheme and create…

 

World Bank competition seeking digital ID projects for the most vulnerable nears end

World Bank initiative ID4D next week will announce winners of a competition to solve digital ID inclusivity problems experienced by…

 

Scotland declares digital identity pilot a success, UK’s service faces latest call to shut down

The UK government’s digital identity service has returned to its usual pattern of negative feedback and calls for its closure,…

 

PhilSys biometric collection timeline set, bill proposes electronic voter registration system

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) will start collecting fingerprints, photographs and iris biometrics from registrants to its Philsys national ID…

 

New Zealand to make NEC face biometrics available to public, private organizations

The Department of Internal Affairs in New Zealand has signed a contract with U.S. giant DXC Technology to make face…

 

Digital ID a surprising, qualified success for women in Afghanistan

The World Bank, intent on pushing efforts in Afghanistan to provide legal identification for women as well as men, is…

 

NEC acquires Avaloq for $2.2B to combine biometrics and analytics with cloud services for digital transformation

NEC has announced the acquisition of Swiss financial software company Avaloq Group AG to integrate its biometrics and artificial intelligence technologies…

 

European Digital Identity vision outlined by EC

The European Commission has unveiled plans for the development of trusted digital identities that can be used throughout the EU….

 

Government investments in digital identity and biometrics programs progress around the world

Progress and plans for national digital identity systems and biometric e-government solutions have been announced around the world, including a…

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