Today we are happy to announce an exciting new phase in the Identity Assurance Programme as we develop user-focused identity services for exemplar transactions as part of the transformation of government digital services. Five of the Identity Providers on the …
We need to be sure that before any of the identity assurance framework suppliers begin providing services to departments, they are certified as being capable of delivering proof of identity as defined in the Government's Good Practice Guides.
Identity Assurance is made up of many different areas of work, as you'd expect of a complex programme. Whether they're focused on business processes, security, commercial models, government standards or anything else, they all share the common goal of producing …
There’s been a fair amount of speculation as to who else would join the supplier framework for Identity Assurance. We are happy to confirm that the eighth successful supplier is PayPal. As a founder member of the Open Identity Exchange …
Yesterday, with the announcement by DWP of the first Identity Provider (IdP) framework for government, the Identity Assurance Programme passed an important milestone in the development of a cross-government identity assurance platform.
There’s a group of people here at GDS working on a programme called IDA - which stands for Identity Assurance. We’re helping develop a secure service that lets people log in to online government services more easily.
On Tuesday, 12th June, Mike Bracken announced that the Cabinet Office will be joining the Open Identity Exchange (OIX). The Identity Assurance Programme team explain how this will enhance a process of collaboration and inform ongoing, small-scale, alpha projects.
Last week some members of the UK Identity Assurance team were invited to the White House to share, learn and collaborate with some of the key individuals and organisations in the US wrestling with the challenges of identity in cyberspace. …
As more and more government services are being provided online, it is becoming increasingly important to have a simple and user-friendly way for users to assert their identity in order to access these services. This access should be consistent across …
Last week, Don Thibeau, Chairman and Director at large of Open Identity Exchange (OIX) , and Executive Director of The OpenID Foundation paid a visit to the UK. Recognising common issues around fraud and identity, he discussed the need for a ‘team …
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