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digital identity

An online identification system. The term is used to contrast computer-based systems, such as passwords and biometrics, with manual systems, such as a driver's license and business card. See identity metasystem and Identity 2.0.
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ENPNewswire-September 2, 2019--University of Exeter: Giving people a 'digital identity' could leave them vulnerable to discrimination, experts warn
Dubai: Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), in collaboration with Smart Dubai Office, has integrated its smart apps Dubai Drive and RTA Dubai into the UAE Pass, the nationwide programme for digital identity.
Ohio, US-based secure digital identity management solutions provider Keyfactor has acquired Spain-based Redtrust, a digital identity solutions company providing centralised certificate and digital signature management, the company said.
today announced that it has developed a digital identity exchange technology that makes it possible for individual users and service businesses involved in online transactions to confirm the identity of other parties in transactions.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 9, 2019-Keyfactor Acquires Spain-Based Redtrust to Accelerate Digital Identity Solutions in Europe
Cleveland, OH, July 05, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Keyfactor, a leading provider of secure digital identity management solutions, today announced the acquisition of Spain-based Redtrust, a digital identity solutions company providing centralized certificate and digital signature management.
The network's unique digital identity feature tokenizes an organization's sensitive business information, such as banking details and account numbers, giving them a unique identifier that can be used to facilitate transactions on the network.
As argued in techUK's Digital ID White Paper, there is an urgent need in the UK, for a digital identity market, in which providers can do away with current complexities and offer seamless, digital methods of identity.
Following this acquisition, Gemalto will form one of Thales's seven global divisions, to be named Digital Identity and Security (DIS).
Speaking about the development, Patrice Caine, Chairman and CEO, Thales said: "With Gemalto, a global leader in digital identification and data protection, Thales has acquired a set of highly complementary technologies and competencies with applications in all of our five vertical markets, which are now redefined as aerospace; space; ground transportation; digital identity and security; and defence and security.
Built upon highly patented biometric capabilities, the ImageWare Digital Identity Platform is a seamlessly integrated suite of products that provides the broadest set of biometric authentication factors combined with the most robust identity proofing capabilities.

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