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By SecureWorld News Team
Wed | Sep 13, 2017 | 9:48 AM PDT

Would it be more secure?

Naked Security explains:

Despite years of strenuous effort, the idea of mass digital identity remains stuck somewhere between non-existent and a total mess.

Ask someone to prove their identity today, and almost without exception they will fall back on a paper passport, driving licence, or bank account statements, usually backed by a social security number (SSN). The online world struggles to accommodate these.

Digital identity systems such as the UK government’s Gov.UK Verify exist but barely any are used in anger. They float around in no man’s land, like clever experiments whose original objective their creators have lost track of.

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