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GINI will be presented at a session in the World Economic Forum (WEF) event in Davos, 14 January 2014 PDF Print E-mail

GINI will collaborate with Wisekey and OISTE in preparation of a breakfast session with the World Economic Forum (WEF). The event will be part of the official World Economic Forum programme, and will take place in Davos, Belvedere hotel, on 24th January 2014 from 9:15am to 11:00am.

More details will follow in the next months.

 
First Meeting of the Network and Information Security (NIS) Public-Private Platform on 17 June 2013 PDF Print E-mail
An important New Agenda for work on IT security in Europe will be starting up on June 17th. The Commission will launch the Network and Information Security (NIS) Public-Private Platform on 17 June 2013. The output of the platform will feed into the Commission recommendations on cybersecurity across the value chain to be adopted in 2014. Interested stakeholders are invited to express their interest in participating in the platform before 24 May 2013.

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Biometrics 2012 PDF Print E-mail

The 15th annual Biometrics conference and exhibition was held in London on October 29-31st, 2012. The event is the leading international forum for the biometrics industry to showcase their latest products and expertise. In general, Biometrics 2012 reviewed the latest standards, government policies and outlined what needs to be done to ensure broader practical implementation of the technology. With all the main players in the industry attending, including solution providers, system integrators and technology developers, the event provided a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art within biometric, smart card and related ID solutions.

During the event, the GINI representative attended the exhibition on October 30-31st, engaging in discussions with a number of possible operators and/or relying parties such as AUTHASAS, WCC, Cross Match, DigitalPersona, etc. The event produced an improved understanding of how authorisation and authentication could be separated for different services. This would enhance users’ ability to manage their own digital identity and related personal data.

 
GINI-SA Position Paper released 10th October 2012 - Presented at Annual Privacy Forum PDF Print E-mail
The GINI consortium published its Position Paper on Personalized, Privacy-enhancing Identity Management, for presentation at the Annual Privacy Forum in Limassol, Cyprus, on 10th-11th October, 2012.
The document reflects the culmination of the GINI-SA project undertaken since June 2010 to address the societal, business, legal and technological aspects related to developing an ecosystem capable of generating viable long-term solutions to outstanding challenges of identity management in the digital world.
 
ITU 29th August - 7th September 2012 PDF Print E-mail
Thomas Andersson, Chairman of GINI held a on-hour presentation on the preliminary conclusions of the project and led discussions with delegates at the International Telecom Union's Study Group 17 meeting in Geneva, on 31st August 2012 (tutorial session "Personalized, Privacy-Enhancing Identity Management").

Delegates asked how the INDI framework could help resolve the privacy problems, how individuals could be supported tomanage the technological challenges and on the nature of the recommendations from the project with regard to the short as well as the long term.

See the GINI presentation at this link.
 
WSIS Forum 2012 PDF Print E-mail

The GINI agenda was presented at a special session on identity management organised by ITU/OISTE at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), in Geneva on May 16th 2012. Organised as a discussion event, the session featured intensive exchanges between representatives of the public sector, business, and civil society. The presentation on GINI-SA (Global Identity Networking of Individuals - Support Action) what can be done to enable substantive progress in the development of an Identity Ecosystem with complementary roles for multiple mutually interrelated functions and players. At the end of the day, there needs to be competition for different kinds of services and users must express their preferences and make active choices. At the same time, close collaboration is required between multiple stakeholders, e.g., to work out the required e-infrastructure and standards, and to catalyze experiementation in new initiatives that can lay the basis for a viable future market in this area.click here

 

The detailed report of the WSIS Forum 2012 is available on the following link,

 

http://groups.itu.int/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=-yre0EkP84E%3d&tabid=2103

 
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