Digital Identity: Global Trends and Highlights from the United States

September 3, 2018

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Overview

Mobile internet traffic now accounts for more than half of all global online traffic, reaching 51.2% of the world’s total this year. There are now 8.8 billion mobile connections globally, among over 5 billion individual mobile subscribers.

With this proliferation of connections however comes, unfortunately, greatly increased opportunities for cybercrime. Cybercrime is now estimated to cost around $600 billion per year globally, an increase of some $100 billion from 2014, bringing revenues lost to cybercrime to 0.8% of global GDP.

This booklet contains the latest regional developments on Mobile Connect and the digital identity market.

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MWC19 Barcelona Seminar Presentations The industry seminars at Mobile World Congress have developed a reputation for being one of the leading ways in which to discover the plans and motives of any given market. Below...

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Mobile Connect Platforms & Operations services The GSMA offers a series of technical platforms and services designed to help mobile network operators and service providers deploy Mobile Connect successfully. This document co...

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The Identity Guide to MWC 19 Barcelona With mobile internet traffic accounting for more than half of all global online traffic, the nature of digital identity is changing. Our impressions and personal information are ...

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Presentation: Identity Hangout Delivering Identity Services The first Identity Hangout: Delivering Identity Services on 5 December explored the value and commercial scalability of mobile-based identity services. The online event was targ...

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Presentations from M360 Series – Russia & CIS The 2018 GSMA Mobile 360 Series – Russia & CIS was a regionally-focused event drawing on global case studies for senior-level leaders from government & regulatory bodi...

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Presentations: Delivering Commercial Success Through Identity Services The GSMA Identity recently partnered with Turkcell to co-host an event in Istanbul which explored Turkey’s journey towards becoming the first Mobile Connect commercially su...

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The Future of Digital Identity is Simplicity, Decentralisation and Con Last year was a complicated one for digital enterprise, with highlights and more bracing moments – and at the centre of that developing picture has been digital identity. On on...

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Digital Identity: Aligning the Humanitarian with the Commercial in Dev It may seem like digital identity is only really starting to blossom recently in the developed world, as consumers grow increasingly wary of their online transactions, with each ...

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News Flash: The Changing Face of Fraud Fraudsters attempt account takeovers as payment cards become more secure In the U.S., rising use of payment cards with embedded chips saw fraud losses decline in 2018 to $14.7 bi...

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News Flash: U.S. Drives Towards Digital Licenses U.S. states on the cusp of accepting driver’s licenses stored on smartphones About a dozen states are testing digital driver’s licenses that operate on smartphones, according...

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News Flash: Mobile Operators Progress Blockchain-Based Identity SK Telecom, Deutsche Telekom, Turkcell and SoftBank among those using distributed ledger technology to underpin digital identificationNews Flash:  A clutch of announcements at M...

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Mobile Connect Powers Sustained Growth in eCommerce through Industry C It’s been an exceptional year of progress in digital identity.  As more and more consumers have been enabled to verify their identities online, we’ve seen a blooming of digi...

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KNOW 2019 – Las Vegas March 25, 2019 Mark Harvey, Global Engagement Director at the GSMA, will be participating at the KNOW 2019 (24 – speaking about killer use cases for digital identity in emerging markets. ...

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