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April 4, 2014  10:08 AM

Taking a punt on Identity Assurance

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GDS, idap, identity, Identity assurance, tScheme

The Government Digital Service's (GDS) has announced the next round of procurement for the Identity Assurance Programme (IDAP), which will expand the use of a federation of...

June 18, 2013  9:14 AM

Government Digital Service publishes Identity and Privacy Principles

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GDS, Identity assurance, oix, principles, privacy

One of the common concerns about identity-related technologies is the potential for abuse of privacy, and for function creep of the identity system itself: mechanisms which are designed to support authentication end up being used to hoover up personal data about the user's interactions with...


April 5, 2013  6:03 PM

Could Identity Assurance be the missing ingredient for digital inclusion?

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GDS, Identity assurance, inclusion

The government's plans to tackle digital exclusion - the significant user population that cannot or will not use online services - are essential if we are to achieve 'Digital by Default' targets for service delivery, which in turn form a cornerstone of key reforms such as Universal Credit. Is...


November 13, 2012  12:54 PM

DWP Announces First Identity Assurance Providers

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dwp, GDS, HMRC, identity, Identity assurance, tScheme

The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) has announced the first seven Identity...

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October 16, 2012  7:57 PM

How I learned to stop worrying and love identity assurance

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GDS, ID CARD, identity, Identity assurance, liberty, privacy

The past week has seen a surge in media coverage of the government's new Identity Assurance (IDA) programme, as the Department...


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