Identity - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Too much business influence on ID verification plan?

    A proposed National Trusted Identities Framework (NTIF) appears to provide few benefits and “a number of risks” for consumers, according to the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN).

  • NZ ID scheme not infected by the ‘terrorism bug’

    International experts in Wellington for a conference on identity last week expressed admiration for the New Zealand government’s igovt identity information management scheme and the policy behind it.

  • ‘Big Brother’ barrier to govt ID scheme

    A lack of trust both in government and internet security has been identified as a barrier to the adoption of the Department of Internal Affairs’ proposed Identity Verification Service (IVS).

  • Oracle tackles identity governance

    There’s a common nightmare haunting CISOs (computer information security officers) that features a glance at the morning paper, and 72-point banner headline with the name of their employer and the words “LOST” and “CUSTOMER DATA”.

  • The why and how of ID management

    Identity management shouldn’t be seen as a simple solution to comply with laws such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, says Andy Woodfield, director of the IT security team at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK.