Estonia has developed a reputation as the most advanced digital government and society in the world, and in this article explain how they made a digital ID core to engaging with the government.
A local vendor at the heart of this capability and evolution is Cybernetica, who have a history that extends back to a beginning in 1960 as The Institute of Cybernetics, an applied research unit of the Academy of Sciences of Estonia.
Cybernetica enable other governments to leverage these best practices such as through their digital identity solutions, and have recently signed a partnership agreement with iProov, the leading provider of facial biometric solutions, to launch a new digital identity solution SplitKey+.
The new product consists of the original SplitKey architecture with iProov’s patented Biometric Solution Suite, delivering a unique Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) digital identity solution for government and financial services organisations across the EMEA, LATAM and APAC regions.
The Cybernetica and iProov partnership offers a frictionless process for individuals to use any smart device as a secure means of digital signing and authentication. Enabling quick, secure access to digital services and transaction approval. The result enables governments and organisations the ability to obtain a high level of assurance that individuals are who they claim to be, delivers a best-in-class user experience, and protected with highest security.
Together Cybernetica and iProov meet the highest regulatory standard and certification for security in the European Union, protect an individual’s digital identity from the evolving landscape of generative AI attacks, and is effortless for organisations to integrate.
“Combining Cybernetica’s Splitkey technology with iProov’s patented Biometric Solution Suite really strengthens our offering by adding authentication and digital signing to produce a powerful, extremely robust and secure digital identity solution for remote enrolment. This not only gives us the opportunity to grow our presence in existing markets, but offers the chance to open up new markets in new regions,” says Michael Buckland, Head of Digital Identity Technologies at Cybernetica.
“This partnership brings together Cybernetica’s threshold cryptographic key protection solution with our Biometric Solution suite to create a powerful identity solution for remote onboarding by government and finance organisations on a global scale,” said Joe Palmer, Chief Product and Innovation Officer, iProov. “We’re excited to get started and looking forward to seeing what we can achieve together.”
iProov delivers an effortless user experience with the highest levels of biometric security to help prevent fraud, identity theft, and other cybercrime during online onboarding, authentication, and identity verification.