user research

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.

Basic identity accounts trial

GOV.UK Verify is a new way to prove who you are online. It provides a convenient, secure way to access government digital services, and stops other people pretending to be you. We’ve verified more than 140,000 identities, and around 5,000 …