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Multimillion pound contracts keep coming for UK Government Digital Service’s One Login

The UK’s Government Digital Service is continuing to award contracts as it develops the One Login digital identity service for…


Mastercard digital ID app gets UK green light, launches NSW pilot program

Mastercard has announced it’s now certified under the UK’s Digital Identity and Attributes Trust Framework (DIATF) as an identity provider….


Biometric Schengen Information System goes live, UK readies ETAs

The European Union’s upgraded Schengen Information System (SIS) for security and border management is now in operation, incorporating biometrics of…


Channel Islands begin accepting French ID cards, quietly drop Brexit entry requirements for CTA

Jersey has been given UK permission to run a pilot over the summer to allow French day-trippers to visit the…


Stamps and surveillance: Macron seeks to delay EES biometrics until after Olympics

French president Emmanuel Macron intends to delay the introduction of the biometric Entry Exist System (EES) until after the Paris…


‘New and improved’ UK GDPR to save £4.7B over ten years, ensure data adequacy

When the UK left the European Union, if effectively copy pasted the GDPR to create the near identical UK GDPR….


Digital platform launched to fight exploitation and fraud in construction industry

A new platform designed to combat modern slavery and fake credentials by verifying UK construction worker digital identity and qualifications…


UK businessowners see qualified certificates as expensive, not worth the effort

Cost is the most meaningful hurdle to be surmounted in efforts to make qualified digital signatures commercially viable in the…


Face biometrics getting deeper into policing, sparking concerns

Those worried about the use of facial recognition by law enforcement have warned about how the technology could become entrenched…


iProov and OIX leaders respond to Blair Institute report

A public call by the Tony Blair Institute for the UK government to issue decentralized digital IDs to all who…

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