South Mediterranean countries should be aware of the “necessity” associated with the protection of personal data. These policies are not used adequately when cases such as identity theft, loss or theft of personal data are filed every day.
he UIDAI on Wednesday held a Workshop on ‘Recent Initiatives for Simplifying Aadhaar usage’. The workshop focused on sharing key developments and practices in Aadhaar Usage adopted by various departments of the State Governments and Union Territories (UTs)
e-Mongolia provides citizens with vaccination certificates, social insurance payment references, residential address registration references, and other certificates. To date, the app includes 640 services and has two million users.
SPRITE+ was created in 2019, as part of the EPSRC’s Digital Economy programme, to foster engagement between academic and non-academic communities and provide a platform for building interdisciplinary collaborations to address challenges related to the future of digital trust, identity, privacy, and security (TIPS).
Once registered, citizens will be assigned a National Identity Number (NIN), and will be able to use their fingerprints to gain access to various government services. The national identity program is also being integrated with private services to encourage large scale adoption. Most notably, people will be able to use their NIN to make payments and complete mobile banking transactions.
The Digital Identity Working Group (DIWG), made up of digital identity specialists from eight Digital Government Exchange (DGX) member states across the world, has identified 11 core principles to support international collaboration on the development of mutually recognised and interoperable digital identity systems and infrastructure.