Mobile and blockchain technologies are opening up new ways for citizens to interact with their state and with the marketplace. Procivis is developing innovative technology solutions to make these new forms of interaction user-friendly, relevant and secure. VALID is the next iteration of the Procivis digital identity platform, which draws on the e-government platform eID+,…
Enabling services: eID+
“eID+” is a secure, government trusted digital identity platform. At the core of the solution is a mobile app enabling citizens to create and manage their digital identities so they can access related online services. These include secure and convenient logins to websites using two-factor authentication as well as digital signing and secure storage of privacy sensitive documents.
Private keys on the users’ devices replace weak passwords and eliminate phishing risks. Inherence and knowledge factors can be added for multi-factor authentication.
Users no longer have to fill out forms. Instead, they can simply grant third parties access to their data using their eID+ one-click QR code functionality.
Users can have their identity attributes verified by accredited parties such as governmental or financial entities. Once these identity attributes are verified via a REST API, users can transact seamlessly with relying parties, such as other financial institutions or e-commerce websites.
The “Swiss-Indian forum e-governance” in New Delhi, India, and the “Blockchain Symposium” in Muscat, Oman, brought together entrepreneurs and policymakers from around the world to discuss the opportunities and the challenges behind the implementation of blockchain technology in general and blockchain-enabled e-governance in particular. Procivis CEO Daniel Gasteiger was invited to speak on behalf of…
Digitalization is changing all aspects of how modern societies operate, including the machinery underpinning democracy. As the tech industry rolls out new software and hardware solutions by which the people can make their will known, society and the law will eventually catch up. We need to start broadening the debate about the available choices and…