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Indonesia, Philippines, Kenya contend with digital inclusion, South Korea extends verification

Authorities in South Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and Kenya are contending with multiple aspects of digital identity. South Korea plans…

 

Spain and Germany to test cross-border digital ID

The Governments of Spain and Germany recently signed an agreement to develop a joint cross-border pilot program for digital ID,…

 

Identity experts challenge the notion of new digital ID systems

What do we want from digital ID? And is it the solution for problems faced by societies across the world?…

 

PSA completes biometrics registration of 20M Filipinos, NSIA processes more than 5M applications

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has recently completed the Step 2 biometric registration of more than 20 million residents for…

 

New South Wales’ digital identity advisory council seeks to balance privacy, fraud protection

The government of the Australian State of New South Wales has appointed 18 members to the Digital Identity Ministerial Advisory…

 

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…

 

UN-supported digital ID, KYC project to boost financial inclusion in Malawi

A project to help the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) put in place a unified database of digital ID and…

 

Optimism reigns in biometrics market as post-pandemic agendas take shape

Dramatic revenue growth is forecast for the next five years in biometrics and in digital identity, and the market has…

 

France chooses contractors for digital ID scheme management

The French Ministry of the Interior has chosen four firms to develop the management system for its digital identity scheme:…

 

Failures in digital ID: Yoti Fellows on South Africa, Argentina, India

The first three Digital Identity Fellows from a fellowship scheme launched in 2019 by Yoti have submitted their final reports,…

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