Tag: digital identity

Consumer Centric Identity

Open Banking – The answer to reducing fraud and streamlining access to government services

Government services have been on a roller coaster ride for years now as technologies come and go. This situation is not unique to the UK. Government bodies across the world are actively trying to tackle the issues of customer engagement using identity tools. In the UK, even with the efforts of Verify, we still have…
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What the use of open banking means for identity networks

By connecting identity data from multiple sources through APIs, the open banking concept can help verify identity more reliably and improve the customer experience. When you think of Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2), what likely springs to mind is the implementation of the Secure Customer Authentication rule (SCA). SCA was brought in as an additional…
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Oh No, Not Another Article About Passwords: Will WebAuthn Replace Passwords or Not?

The humble, much-maligned password has been in the news again lately. The FIDO Alliance and W3C announced in April the release of the password killer web API named WebAuthn. But, are we singing the “Bye, bye password” song, only to start up a chorus of “You say goodbye and I say hello”? Let’s take a…
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What Happens If… Disaster Recovery for the Smart City and Beyond

Crisis planning is integral to many cities across the planet and we see it in use when natural disasters strike. When the magnitude 9 earthquake hit Japan in 2011, previous disaster planning kicked in. But the response has been criticized because of the predictive limitations that informed the disaster recovery attempts. Other criticisms highlighted too…
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Identity and The Smart City

Human beings love cities, well many of us do. We love them so much that the United Nations are predicting that by 2050, 66% of us will live in them. So how do to make sure that all of those people are housed, have clean water, can get into and out of the city easily,…
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