(2017/04/12): MorphoTrust USA and the state of Alabama are teaming up to protect citizens against identity theft and state income tax refund fraud using a groundbreaking identity verification solution, MorphoTrust’s eID. With the electronic ID (eID) application, Alabama residents will be able to protect their tax refunds with something as simple as a “selfie.” The eID initiative will allow taxpayers to opt-in to a program that adds a new layer of security regarding tax return processing.
(2017/04/11): In Poland, 100,000 electronic identity cards have been issued for students, combining academic and payment functions, reports the agency Newseria Biznes. The Smartcard identity card is part of the programme Santander Universidades, via which Bank Zachodni WBK wants to promote the idea of entrepreneurship among students and increase their mobility. For that purpose, the bank already cooperates already with five schools.