GOV.UK Verify

Standards and certification

Posts about government and industry standards and certification for identity assurance

Future-proofing our approach to identity verification

Industry and Engagement lead, Carrie Hartnell-Grundy and Business and Risk Analyst, Aaron Cameron, talk about our joint-project with OIX to investigate how to future-proof the requirements of Element C, focusing on knowledge based verification.

How does a certified company establish that it's really you?

GOV.UK Verify will protect you from someone else pretending to be you and fraudulently accessing sensitive records and services. This is increasingly important as it becomes possible for people to do more things entirely digitally (such as changing your personal details with a …