As the issues of privacy and safety online rise up the public and corporate agenda, the Raconteur Digital Identity 2021 report, published in The Times, takes a look at the latest thinking on the topic. It explores the role of vaccine passports in unlocking the world from coronavirus, how to spot a deepfake, and where the industry is going next. The featured infographic, meanwhile, takes a deeper dive into the state of the biometrics industry and take-up of the technologies.
- Fraud is escalating rapidly in the digital economy, the rise of deepfakes, synthetic identities, and other identity fraud is eroding trust in technology.
- The need for a trust framework for Digital identity is at the top of the agenda for Governments, financial intuitions, and self-sovereign technology companies.
- The rise of biometrics – as with all growth, there are some challenges to the early-stage adoption.
- Using identity technology to provide a light at the end of the tunnel for COVID19, are vaccine passports the solution?