Navigating Europe’s digital identity crossroads

July 8, 2024 at 04:56AM The digital world relies on identity for everyday tasks, yet digital identity remains a challenge. EU’s eIDAS regulation aims to tackle this, with the updated eIDAS 2.0 requiring all member states to deploy a national digital identity scheme by 2024. The EU digital identity wallet will consolidate electronic identification and … Read more

Webinar: Learn How to Stop Hackers from Exploiting Hidden Identity Weaknesses

April 10, 2024 at 05:15AM The upcoming webinar “Today’s Top 4 Identity Security Threat Exposures: Are You Vulnerable?” by The Hacker News on Apr 10, 2024, will address overlooked identity threat exposures (ITEs) and provide actionable steps to protect your business. The event aims to unveil hidden dangers and empower participants with practical advice to … Read more

It’s ba-ack… UK watchdog publishes age verification proposals

December 5, 2023 at 05:27AM Ofcom proposes age verification methods like credit card checks and facial recognition to protect children online under the UK’s Online Safety Act. Privacy activists are concerned, while service providers face challenges balancing these checks with privacy laws. Final guidance is expected by early 2025. Key Takeaways from Meeting Notes on … Read more

Bad eIDAS: Europe ready to intercept, spy on your encrypted HTTPS connections

November 8, 2023 at 03:31AM Lawmakers in Europe are set to approve digital identity rules known as eIDAS 2.0, which civil society groups argue will make the internet less secure and increase the risk of online surveillance. One of the requirements of the legislation is that browser makers must trust government-approved Certificate Authorities (CAs) and … Read more