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ID4AFRICA Announces the First Annual Ambassadors’ Summit and the ID4Africa Identity Council

ID4Africa has announced the appointment of Ambassadors from 43 African nations for its 2019 Ambassador Class. This impressive expansion in representation – up from 29 countries in 2018 – reflects a strong endorsement from the African Governments of the ID4Africa Ambassadors Program, and a clear recognition of the importance of the evolving role the Ambassadors […]

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HID extends HID goID platform for Govt. Mobile ID offering

HID Global has announced that it has extended its HID goID platform so governments can more easily offer mobile identities to citizens from multiple authorised issuing agencies.  The platform is now available as a cloud service in a packaged HID solution or as a new, in-country offering operated locally with support from HID support teams.  […]

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Calls for September 16 as International Identity Day Gains Momentum

Forty Leading Development Agencies, Governments & Public Interest Organizations Join the Newly Formed Coalition The international coalition calling for the recognition of September 16 as International Identity Day in tribute to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.9 – legal identity for all – has picked up momentum this week. To date, 40 of the world’s leading […]

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More associations get behind International Identity Day movement

ID4Africa have announced that the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA), as well as the Silicon Trust, have joined the campaign that it had initiated with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) at the 4th Annual Meeting of the ID4Africa Movement on 24 April 2018, in Abuja, Nigeria. The campaign […]

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1.5 billion chips sold: technology for passport and ID security on the rise

To date, Infineon Technologies AG has sold 1.5 billion security chips with its awarded Integrity Guard technology. Infineon provides robust solutions for enabling the protection of today and tomorrow’s government-issued electronic ID documents like passports from potential security attacks. The technology features a complex digital security architecture. It includes a fully encrypted data path and […]

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ID4AFRICA Impressions

Hear from Silicon Trust Partners, OVD Kinegram, Infineon and Cryptovision and filmed at this years ID4AFRICA meeting that took place in Abuja, Nigeria. Watch the video below…

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The move towards International Identity Day 16.9

During this years ID4AFRICA meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, petitions were circulated to make the 16th September ‘International Identity Day’. Named after the SDG16.9 that calls for identity for all, ID4AFRICA has spearheaded the movement and kicked off activities during the meeting. Dr. Joseph Atick explains more in the video below…

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WISeKey launches an updated version of the WISeID App

WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a leading cybersecurity and IoT company has announced the launch of a new version of its WISeID App, which includes new features for secure email communication and stronger authentication.   Following the recent news about the misuse of people’s personal information from a data-mining firm, social media companies are working to […]

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