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New OIX Project: Women in Identity Intern

Women in Identity (WiD) aims to foster new relationships and mentorship between women in different areas of the identity industry. Their goal is to inspire confidence and community among women in this rapidly growing industry. WiD are looking for interns who will show self-motivation, resourcefulness, creativity and intellectual drive as part of a small association. They [...]

Accord Project ID: Setting the Digital Identity Standard for Smart Legal Contracts

The Accord Project (http://www.accordproject.org) is pleased to announce the release of its Open Identity Exchange white paper, Accord Project ID: The Smart Legal Contract Identity and Trust Framework Standard. The paper lays the groundwork for a standard underlying the intersection of two increasingly important phenomenon: digital identity and smart legal contracts. Smart legal contracts, as part [...]

Using Verify for Local Authority Multi Service Portals (Alpha Project) – information governance

A key project hypothesis is that local authorities collect high quality information, governed by rigorous processes, that will be suitable for helping their customers achieve a GOV.UK Verify identity. This will be invaluable for those customers who do not have the digital footprint necessary to successfully complete the existing GOV.UK Verify online registration process. Those customers [...]

Digital Identity in the UK: The cost of doing nothing

I often find it hard to believe that in an age of ubiquitous smart phones, each with voice recognition software and either facial recognition or finger print scanner included, that I so often have to prove who I am in person by taking along passports, utility bills and driving licenses with me to be checked. Not [...]