Civil ID

Civil ID is generally thought of as the use of biometrics to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments. Examples of this could be for the purposes of document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. This page brings you all the latest news, press releases and information on this sector.

Latest Headlines

UIDAI to deploy face recognition system 20 August 2018

India's unique ID body, the Unique Identification Authority of India says it wants to tackle fingerprint spoofing by adding face authentication.


Smartphone voting using biometrics and blockchain comes to W. Virginia 17 August 2018

Mobile voting secured by biometrics and the blockchain will have a live run in West Virginia's November federal election.


Australian Government plays down mass biometric surveillance concerns 17 August 2018

Australian Home Affairs seek to ease concerns about the proposed intorduction of biometric and facial recognition technologies.


Daon chosen for NZ govt’s RealMe Now App 17 August 2018

Daon's IdentityX Platform will now feature in the NZ Government's RealMe Now app

Features

Guest Post: From frictionless to the right amount of friction

There are times when we need friction in order to keep us, our data or our finances secure.


Guest blog: Physical attributes versus behavioural patterns – The privacy debate

There are several factors companies must consider before relying on physical biometric technology to authenticate users in an online environment


Iris solution helps refugees glimpse a brighter future

In Jordan, a biometrics-backed project launched by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is helping Syrian refugees lead a normal life.  


World Bank, Accenture outline universal ID vision for developing nations

ID solutions firm Accenture and the World Bank have published a study into how universal ID and biometrics can foster financial inclusion and improve vital services in developing countries.


Feature: Mobile identity and unlocking the DNA of trust

For financial service providers this  presents significant opportunities to better engage with customers in a much more personalised way, 
 


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