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GAIN one year in: demos successful but plenty of work ahead to reach global interoperability

Creating ways for digital identities to work anywhere in the world is endlessly complex. GAIN, or the Global Assured Identity…


Pakistan arrests suspects over digital ID fraud in floods cash relief program

There are already reports of fraud related to the distribution of relief funds to victims of recent flooding in Pakistan…


India turns to fingerprint biometric liveness to stem spoof attacks on Aadhaar payments

A new liveness detection feature for fingerprint authentications as part of the Aadhaar-enabled payment system to prevent people from successfully…


People are working on metaverse digital identity security and none too soon

The earliest days of the commercial internet, the huge majority of talk was marketing hype, not data security and privacy….


iProov contributes face biometrics to consortium piloting payments with EU digital ID wallet

iProov has joined a digital ID wallet consortium to participate in the launch of a pan-European payments pilot utilizing the…


Looking back at spring digital ID challenge, FDIC and FinCEN find familiar shortcomings

The U.S government has released its analysis of a digital ID-proofing challenge held this spring. As befits a global and…


NADRA pairs with 1Link to introduce digital payments platform for financial inclusion

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has concluded a partnership agreement with digital payments solution provider 1Link to enable…


Experian wins digital ID infrastructure contracts, UK govt digitization continues

The UK government has awarded Experian two new contracts to provide digital identity infrastructure, with a combined value of nearly…


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…


Payment system platform gains support of Australia’s major banks for national digital ID

Eftpos’ ConnectID has received support from Australia’s ‘big four’ banks: ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac. The news comes from Australian…

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