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dc.contributor.authorSTEVENS Tobyen_GB
dc.contributor.authorELLIOT Johnen_GB
dc.contributor.authorHOIKKANEN ANSSIen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMAGHIROS Ioannisen_GB
dc.contributor.authorLUSOLI Waineren_GB
dc.date.accessioned2010-11-09T08:59:33Z-
dc.date.available2010-11-08en_GB
dc.date.available2010-11-09T08:59:33Z-
dc.date.created2010-11-08en_GB
dc.date.issued2010en_GB
dc.date.submitted2010-09-30en_GB
dc.identifier.isbn978-92-79-17206-9en_GB
dc.identifier.issn1018-5593en_GB
dc.identifier.otherEUR 24567 ENen_GB
dc.identifier.otherOPOCE LF-NA-24567-EN-Nen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://ipts.jrc.ec.europa.eu/publications/pub.cfm?id=3739en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC60959-
dc.description.abstractAuthenticating onto systems, connecting to mobile networks and providing identity data to access services is common ground for most EU citizens, however what is disruptive is that digital technologies fundamentally alter and upset the ways identity is managed, by people, companies and governments. Technological progress in cryptography, identity systems design, smart card design and mobile phone authentication have been developed as a convenient and reliable answer to the need for authentication. Yet, these advances ar enot sufficient to satisfy the needs across people's many spheres of activity: work, leisure, health, social activities nor have they been used to enable cross-border service implementation in the Single Digital Market, or to ensure trust in cross border eCommerce. The study findings assert that the potentially great added value of eID technologies in enabling the Digital Economy has not yet been fulfilled, and fresh efforts are needed to build identification and authentication systems that people can live with, trust and use. The study finds that usability, minimum disclosure and portability, essential features of future systems, are at the margin of the market and cross-country, cross-sector eID systems for business and public service are only in their infancy. This report joins up the dots, and provides significant exploratory evidence of the potential of eID for the Single Digital Market. A clear understanding of this market is crucial for policy action on identification and authentication, eSignature and interoperability.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipJRC.DDG.J.4-Information Societyen_GB
dc.format.mediumOnlineen_GB
dc.languageENGen_GB
dc.publisherPublications Office of the European Unionen_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJRC60959en_GB
dc.titleThe State of the Electronic Identity Market: Technologies, Infrastructure, Services and Policiesen_GB
dc.typeEUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reportsen_GB
dc.identifier.doi10.2791/4851en_GB
JRC Directorate:Growth and Innovation

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