Mobile and digital ID technology has matured and it ready for prime time. As venture capital floods into the identity verification and digital onboarding space, the need for health passes spurs the adoption of digital credentials, and major ecosystem players like Apple and Microsoft throw their weight behind mobile drivers licenses and verifiable credentials, we find ourselves on the precipice of a major shift in the culture of authenticating online and in person.
There are a lot of moving pieces in the mobile and digital identity spaces, so it’s important to have a strong foundation of education to truly understand the new developments, which show no sign of slowing down.
Here are some key media resources that will help you build that foundation and navigate the evolving mobile and digital identity space like an expert:
This fireside chat between FindBiometrics Editor in Chief Peter Counter and Armin Ebrahimi, Head of Personal Identity at Ping Identity, is the perfect entry point to the world of digital identity. It starts with the history of identity verification technology and builds to an exciting glimpse of the future of digital identity, while covering practical matters like ways to ensure compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations.
Mobile ID is a complex system that manages to function securely while enhancing user experience and protecting privacy. That’s no easy feat, and is only possible thanks to new paradigms in design. Once such philosophy is Identity on the Edge: the core concept underneath IDEMIA’s successful mobile ID technology. Read all about it in the whitepaper linked above.
The big ecosystem players are helping bring digital and mobile ID to the masses. Learn how Onfido and Microsoft are working together to make life safe, secure and privacy-protected using biometrics, identification, and reusable credentials by watching this short webinar featuring Ed Ackerman, Director of Alliances & Partnerships, Onfido, and Ankur Patel, Principal Program Manager, Microsoft.
Apple has a major reputation in the identity industry for setting core trends that drive years of subsequent innovation. With Touch ID and Face ID the company popularized mobile biometrics and got users comfortable with face authentication. Now, with the announcement that Apple Wallet will support digital IDs including mobile drivers licenses, can we expect to see that Apple Effect come to civil identity? This episode of the ID Talk Podcast will give you the context to understand these implications along with a fascinating use case of Apple Wallet’s ID functionality in action.
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