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Make digital ID systems flexible with open source and standards: Tony Blair Institute

Governments must be able to upgrade and re-adapt their legacy ID infrastructure to allow them the flexibility to choose the…


Ugandan parliament to probe biometric ID card printing contract awarded to Veridos

The Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs of the Parliament of Uganda has announced plans to investigate the problems surrounding…


Multi-Cloud orchestration makes open source identity work

By Mike Vesey, CEO, IdRamp There is no one cloud to rule all applications. Most of us operate with multi-cloud environments….


Maturing MOSIP enjoys ID4Africa limelight as it expands its partnerships and vendors flock

“We’ve been working on MOSIP since 2020. In fact it was in 2019, the first time we heard of it…


Secure Identity Alliance unveils new OSIA digital ID compliance program at ID4Africa

The Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) unveiled a new digital infrastructure initiative at the ID4Africa 2022 Augmented General Meeting to help…


EIC 2022: Michiel van der Veen discusses public service transformation using digital ID

Dr. Michiel van der Veen, of the Netherlands’ Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, gave a presentation at the…


‘Datafication’ of EU borders and ballooning private-sector spending prompted by migrant crisis

Spending by European Union agencies on border-related technology and surveillance rocketed from 2014 onwards amid the migrant crisis, reports Statewatch,…


Apple’s promised mobile driver’s license and the fear of vendor lock-in

iOS 15 was supposed to include the first set of mobile driver’s licenses launched in partnership with 8 states. Now…


Suprema ID completes MOSIP compliance program for RealScan-G10 biometric scanner

Suprema ID has announced that it successfully passed a self-compliance test for the Modular Open Source Identity Platform (MOSIP) system…


Will Open APIs break digital ID vendor lock-in, usher in new opportunity? ID4Africa community debates

The great potential for national ID systems with Open APIs to improve digital economies while enhancing equality and security was…

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