Identity Requests – Let Us Count the Ways

We use our identity documents many times per week without much thought. Verification of our identity or a specific privilege tied to our identity is so commonplace that we rarely question the request. Essentially, identity interactions are part of our daily life experiences. While most people in the US use a driver’s license, any form of Government Issued Identity Instrument […]

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Digital Identity Interactions

Digital identity solutions can be described using a set of identity verification interactions types that pertain to both in-person and online experiences. Our daily lives are filled with a variety of identity interaction experiences. These daily life experiences may include a visit to the bank clerk, entering the airport or a login to your utility company’s website. Each of these interaction […]

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Multi-Document Verification in a Digital World

Nearly everyone has some form of Government Issued Identity Instrument (G3I). Even though a driver’s license conveys the privilege to operate certain types of vehicles, it is also the most commonly used form of G3I. The Table below lists several use cases and indicates whether an actual driver’s license (DL) or a G3I document is required and how many documents […]

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A New Era in Personal Identity – Safer, Smarter, More Secure

  Most US citizens have some type of Government Issued Identity Instrument (G3I) for identity verification. The most common form is a driver’s license. But we also have a plethora of other identity instruments that we carry around every day; healthcare and prescription cards, employee badges, library cards, gym memberships, gun ownership, fishing and hunting licenses, store loyalty cards, and more. […]

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Moving Beyond Barcodes

  We all have many plastic cards in our wallets – driver’s license, credit cards, healthcare cards, and more.  Many have some mechanism for exchanging data with a reader either via a barcode, magnetic strip, or chip. Unfortunately, these mechanisms for exchanging data do not always provide the best authentication. Barcodes are for automation, not Identification The use of barcodes, […]

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On the Move with Mobile Identity and Blockchain

What if you could initiate a change of address for all your accounts at once?  Sound like a dream?  With IBM Mobile Identity (MI) and blockchain technologies it could become a reality.  Consider Holly’s scenario of moving to a new apartment in the same city or state. A New Home Holly is moving into a new apartment within the Des […]

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Using Trusted Identity to Streamline Medical Office Visits

Do you get aggravated each time you go to a doctor’s office and are handed a clipboard with a form to verify that your personal information is current?  Then, when returning the completed form, the assistant requests your health insurance card to photo copy it. You must now dig through your wallet to find a card that you, hopefully, rarely […]

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