Scotland announce pilot digital identity platform

22/11/2022 | ComputerWeekly

In early 2023, Scotland is to pilot a digital identity platform with Disclosure Scotland. Users of Disclosure Scotland will be able to use secure sign-on and online identity verification. Gavin Ross, Scotland's Policy Lead for Digital Identity, said they're focused on supporting Social Security Scotland and health services. "Our objective is to make it quicker and easier for people to apply to Scottish public services," Ross said, adding the "standards-based approach" will be built around principles of "choice and control and security."

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