UK – The government has released a second version of its digital identity trust framework as the UK advances plans to make it easier to share data between organizations and individuals.
The draft rules govern the future use of digital identities and how organizations can be assessed and certified to provide secure digital identity services.
The draft framework is part of the government’s plans to help people have ID without ID, a secure digital identity online.
Data sharing between organizations is also covered by the framework, which the government has announced will now be tested with service providers.
The new version of the framework follows a first version published in February 2021 and a consultation launched in July.
Updates to the framework include new guidance on creating a consistent approach to user experience, rules on managing digital identity accounts, clearer definitions of the role of the framework, and details on how whose organizations will be certified.
Organizations are invited to apply to test the framework, with applications closing on September 13 and, if successful, they should be transposed into law.
Matt Warman, Minister of Digital Infrastructure, said: “Whether someone wants to prove who they are when they start a job, move or shop online, they must have the tools to do it quickly and securely. security.
“It will make life easier and safer for people across the country and lay the foundation for our future digital economy. “