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Digital Identity


A billion people in the world have no legal identity. Without an ID they can’t open a bank account, get a loan, or even vote. Now a tech entrepreneur has come up with an answer. Joseph Thompson’s digital app allows people to prove and protect their identity. His company, AID:Tech, has also found a way …

The explosive growth of digital connectivity brought responsive, convenient, and personalized services to consumers. However, it has also brought new ways to fool people, to steal someone’s identity, and to misuse personal data. To reduce the risk of such harmful activities, organizations implement checkpoints in websites and applications to verify the identity of those who …

When the man who invented passwords says it’s time to move on, it probably is. Four years ago, Fernando Corbato, who invented the first computer password in the 1960s, said that passwords had become “a nightmare”. Considering that his creation was not intended for the web, how data breaches have shaped the digital era, and the …