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Digital Identity stories

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As MIQ ends, JNCTN seeks potential in digital credentialing
Last month
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microsoft azure
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digital credentials
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jnctn
JNCTN is exploring digital credentialing to help job seekers and employers match jobs and the requisite skills-set.
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Māori data specialists not consulted on facial recognition technology - data sovereignty expert
Thu 28 Jul 2022
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big data
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bi
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surveillance
Māori data specialists are accusing the government of ignoring them while going ahead and expanding the reach of facial recognition technology.
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The future of digital identity: the need for systems reform
Thu 7 Apr 2022
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cybersecurity
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online verification
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identity theft
Identity credentialing, proving you are who you say you are, needs to catch up to the technologies available. Currently, most organisations use simple means.
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Avast acquires SecureKey, extends digital identity security
Wed 30 Mar 2022
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avast
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mergers and acquisitions
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authentication
"SecureKey is highly complementary to Avast’s prior work in identity and together we will take our offer to the next level, accelerating innovation."
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Mobile fraud on the rise as online transactions increase
Tue 29 Mar 2022
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mobility
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cyber criminal
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fraud
"In a global digital economy, borders are no longer boundaries for cyber criminals. It is more apparent than ever that fraud goes beyond single industries."
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Singapore & UK Govts boost digital identity, cybersecurity & digital trade cooperation
Wed 1 Dec 2021
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cybersecurity
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government
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trade
The MOUs are designed to advance the two countries’ relationships in the three areas and make it easier for both countries to trade with each other.
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It's time for Kiwis to define the meaning of digital identity in Aotearoa
Thu 28 Oct 2021
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cybersecurity
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nz government
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law
In late September the Government introduced a new bill to parliament that would fundamentally pave the way for digital Identity for citizens in Aotearoa, New Zealand. 
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Entrust acquires identity verification company WorldReach
Tue 20 Apr 2021
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travel
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identity proofing
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entrust
Global security company Entrust has acquired WorldReach, enabling solutions for Digital Traveller and Citizen Identity experiences.
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Security around personal data a growing concern for Kiwis
Thu 9 Jan 2020
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privacy
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personal security
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digital business
“Digital identity is a powerful tool that can enhance privacy, reduce risk and massively increase productivity for people and for organisations."
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Kiwis concerned over digital identity and personal data
Tue 7 Jan 2020
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bi
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big data
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data protection
“Kiwis are seeking greater transparency and control, however seven out of 10 say it’s currently too hard to protect their identity and data online."
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Why Kiwis deserve the right to control their digital identities
Tue 25 Jun 2019
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data sharing
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identity
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nz tech alliance
New Zealanders should be able to control and own their digital identity – after all, they own their data and personal information, according to Digital Identity NZ.
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