On Tuesday, 17 May the eID community got together to take stock of the latest developments and, even more importantly, to share ideas on how to move forward and accelerate the cross-border and cross-sector use of eID.
The European Digital Single Market is one of the priorities of the European Commission with a potential for economic growth equivalent to over 415 billion euros and the creation of hundreds of thousands of new jobs.
On 8 December 2015, the European Banking Authority published a Discussion Paper on strong customer authentication and secure communication. How is this relevant for eIDAS?
The release of eID technical specifications - a major step towards the actual implementation of eIDAS and in making the mutual recognition of elDs across the EU a close reality.
At the ICT2015 Conference in Lisbon, the European Commission organised the "eIDAS Knowledge Café". The goal of this networking session was to learn how to best leverage eIDAS to create and innovate, with a particular focus on the electronic identification and the CEF eID building block.
Imagine yourself in 2018, where the use of electronic identification, electronic signatures and the other trust services is a daily reality and where citizens, companies and public administrations safely access services and can do every kind of transaction online and across borders in just "one click". Wow, do you think this is science fiction? It most definitely is not.
eIDAS - The Cooperation Network on eID: a few impressions after the first meeting
With the adoption of all the implementing acts we have taken a concrete step to building and unleashing the potential of the Europe’s Digital Single Market.
Three young European talents were awarded last Thursday 23 April by Vice-President Andrus Ansip. Their designs received the highest number of votes in the e-Mark U Trust competition. After the ceremony participants gathered for more discussions during the eIDAS stakeholder event.
The third eIDAS high-level private sector event has left us with a clearer vision on what the needs of the private sector are. Trust, security and convenience were the key words throughout the day. The event was opened by Commissioner Oettinger and was attended by high representatives of the banking and the sharing economy sectors. It was interesting to understand how these participants from different backgrounds were agreeing on one thing: the need for trust.
What is the value of electronic identification (eID) for my business model and how can I go digital in the near future? What do I still miss to leverage eID in transforming my business? A few thoughts ahead of the eID high-level event next week.
New rules for electronic identification and trust services to boost cross-border and cross-sector electronic transactions.