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Opinion, analysis and insight on digital identity


As the digital economy expands, both individuals and businesses are looking for ways to interact easily online without compromising security and privacy. Building on the successes and strategic insights delivered by the GSMA Mobile Identity programme, the GSMA Identity programme aims to help digital service providers and consumers find the optimum balance between privacy, security and convenience.

In line with the objectives of the GSMA Board, the programme and its operator partners have prioritised the development of digital identity services. Working together, they aim to bring to market digital identity solutions that provide a safe, seamless and convenient consumer experience, a consistent user interface and low barriers to entry across the digital identity ecosystem.

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Introducing Mobile Connect

Developed by the GSMA and its operator partners, Mobile Connect is a convenient and secure universal log-in solution with privacy protection. By using the inherent security of the mobile devices carried by consumers, Mobile Connect can provide authentication at a number of security levels on any device (PC, mobile or tablet). It reduces the need for consumers to remember multiple usernames and passwords, thereby lowering the likelihood of abandoned shopping carts and increasing sales for online businesses.

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Strong Mobile Customer Authentication under PSD2: Comparisons and Cons The new PSD2 regulations will bring about major changes to the digital security landscape. Among the most significant of these will be the requirement to use strong customer auth...

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Mobile Connect for Cross-Border Digital Services: Lessons Learned from The GSMA has released the results of the Mobile Connect and eIDAS implementation pilot. The year-long collaboration brought together several public and private sector organisatio...

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Mobile Authentication: Capitalising on China’s Identity Market China Mobile have firmly established themselves in the digital identity market. The network operator’s identity service, Mobile Authentication, offers a range of authentication...

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Mobile Connect in the GSMA Innovation City @MWC18 Mobile Connect, the mobile industry’s identity solution, will be present at Mobile World Congress’ GSMA Innovation City where attendees will have the opportunity to e...

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Presentations from the Mobile Connect Summit Singapore The Mobile Connect Summit was a forum for all stakeholders engaged with digital identity and  addressed the status of Mobile Connect deployments both globally and in the Asian m...

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Mobile Connect Privacy Principles The Mobile Connect Privacy Principles are intended to guide the use of personal information in Mobile Connect branded services. Mobile Connect enables verified authentication, au...

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