The Scottish government intends to test its new digital identity platform early next year. The trials will be a collaboration with Disclosure Scotland, a government agency, and will enable citizens to use three types of services.
The digital ID platform will comprise secure sign-on (SSO) through two-factor authentication (MFA), identity verification and an attribute store.
The announcement was made by Gavin Ross, the Scottish government’s policy lead for digital identity, at the Think Digital for Government conference last Thursday. Ross was quoted by Computer Weekly saying: “We had to look at the landscape around what was available for digital identity services.”
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