Standards and protocols for managing citizen or resident identity in a digital manner.
A recent report from Juniper Research found that the number of digital identity apps in use globally will exceed 6.2 billion by 2025, from just over 1 billion today. Civic identity apps are expected to account for almost 90 percent of these, with the lasting impact of the pandemic being one of the major drivers.- Sarah Wray in Cities Today See also the privacy pushback on government implementation of digital identity systems from Access Now and partners
To enable all people to exercise their rights and access services, ID4D helps countries realize the transformational potential of inclusive, robust, and responsible digital identification systems.
to surface practical and cost-effective solutions on ‘privacy by design’ features that can be embedded into digital identification systems and empowering users with their data.
18F is working iteratively with a team of technologists from across the government to build a platform for users who need to log in to government services. Every consumer-facing service the government offers will benefit from this platform, enhancing the privacy and security of online interactions for the public and for agencies.