Industry and market engagement

Posts about our work with industry to help stimulate a market of identity services

Can online activity history help GOV.UK Verify work for more people?

In future could you use your Facebook or Linkedin account as part of the verification process? Industry Engagement lead Livia Ralph shares details of a project, conducted with private sector partners via Open Identity Exchange, looking the use of different sources of activity history when proving an individual is who they say they are.

Exploring the need for GOV.UK Verify in local government - get involved

Ian Litton of Warwickshire County Council and Michael Clark of the Government Digital Service provide an update on the work that local authorities and GDS have done together on citizen identity needs for local authority services. Learn how you can get involved in upcoming pilots.

Working with identity providers as they become certified companies

GOV.UK Verify allows you to choose a certified company to verify your identity. This federated model - with government setting the standards for identity assurance and certified companies responsible for developing and delivering services that meet those standards - is …