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Digital Identity Provision in Scotland

The Scottish Government is seeking to develop a common approach to digital identity, that will enable individuals to access the public services in Scotland that they need to. This however is a complex and multi-faceted problem. Both individuals and relying parties have a wide range of needs. Finding an approach that works for everyone will be [...]

OIX applauds the announcements made by the Minister for Implementation @ Identity Week 2019

The Open Identity Exchange (OIX) applauds the announcements that the Minister for Implementation, Oliver Dowden MP, made at last week’s Identity Week 2019 conference regarding the UK government’s continued commitment to digital identity. The establishment of a dedicated and specialised Digital Identity Unit to drive the use of digital identities across government and within the private [...]

Economics of Identity: The Road to 2020

Following Up: Further information regarding the Proposed Working Groups Following the Economics of Identity Conference in collaboration with techUK, four working groups are now in the process of being set up: (1)     Interoperability and standards (including biometrics) One of the major challenges is aligning with global standards and making the identity ecosystem widely interoperable. Interoperability: although eIDAS came into force a [...]

Exploring Interoperability between GPG45 and JMLSG Guidance

A new OIX White Paper explores the degree of interoperability and alignment between the Government’s recently updated Digital Identity Standards – Good Practice Guide 45 (GPG45) – and industry’s own guidance regarding the way that banks and other financial institutions should undertake customer due diligence – the Joint Money Laundering Steering Group (JMLSG) Guidance. Having come [...]