More on the "Identity Assurance programme "
anish.mohammed at gmail.com
Tue Nov 1 11:39:21 GMT 2011
I would have assumed this to be reincarnation of identity assurance program, previous government had. This time being run by (most likely ) private entity. Being given access to various government data sets on individuals to provide a score. I would assume most data sets to be IL3 ...
I have to admit I haven't followed G-digital that much. My perspective of this is as, Identity as a service.
On 1 Nov 2011, at 06:27, Peter Tomlinson <pwt at iosis.co.uk> wrote:
> Once again, this is only about securing access to public sector web sites and services, not an open project (cf USA NSTIC programme).
> I'm facing here a discontinuity between this new material and the previous G-Digital project reports, but that's probably because for personal reasons I have been occupied elsewhere for over a month. Can anyone explain if this programme is an evolution of G-Digital (which appeared to have only Cabinet Office and DoH involved when I last looked)?
> On 01/11/2011 01:32, Chris Salter wrote:
>> Hello UKCrypto,
>> Cabinet Office Press Release:
>> Francis Maude promises £10 million in funding for Digital by Default delivery programme.
>> Opening Paragraphs.
>> As part of the Government's commitment to delivering world-class digital products, today the Minister for Cabinet Office Francis Maude announced the Identity Assurance programme would be receiving an extra £10 million in funding.
>> The Identity Assurance programme deals with the way a service provider can be assured that the customer or user is who they say they are as they access Government services.
>> Francis Maude made the announcement at the 'Ensuring Trusted Services with the new Identity Assurance Programme' event. Speaking to heads of leading UK technology firms he updated them on the Identity Assurance programme and issued a call to action for companies to work with the UK Government to develop solutions for the project.
>> End Quote.
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