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Posts about policy on issues to do with identity assurance and GOV.UK Verify

Keeping up-to-date with the UN approach to digital identity

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The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) recently published a proposal for future work on the topic of digital identity. UNCITRAL brings together governments, academics, lawyers and industry bodies to develop legal instruments that support international trade. Given …

STORK: a practical way to access services across borders

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European Union member states have been developing electronic identity (eID) schemes for some time now to allow citizens to access services safely and securely online. Many of these schemes are linked to national identity cards or schemes, whereas others involve working …

How we're embedding the Identity Assurance Principles in GOV.UK Verify

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GOV.UK Verify is designed to preserve users’ privacy when they access digital services. The identity assurance programme’s independent Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group recognised the need for GOV.UK Verify to go further than the requirements of the Data Protection Act …

How we’re working to increase the range of data sources available for GOV.UK Verify

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GOV.UK Verify involves people choosing a certified company to verify their identity and allow them to access digital government services. Over time, we want as many people as possible to be able to verify their identity using GOV.UK Verify. To …

Identity assurance in the European Union

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We wanted to share some of the work that we're doing to help make it possible for people to use GOV.UK Verify to identify themselves when accessing services in other European countries. The eIDAS Regulation European member states want people …