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76% of Brits willing to adopt digital IDs

posted by Okta
Thursday 20 January 22

Okta research finds that digital verification could be on the horizon, but the government and private sector both have a responsibility to protect consumer data

Vaccine passport technology has become an intrinsic part of society over the past year, as governments across the globe search for solutions that help protect citizens from the pandemic. This new familiarity could soon lead to digital IDs becoming an accepted method of verification, according to new research of over 12,000 consumers, including more than 2,000 in the UK, from Okta and Statista.    Over three-quarters (76%) of Brits would be comfortable having some of their data incorporated into a digital ID, because they sound easy to use (57%), all their information would be in one place (37%), and they’re more difficult to lose than physical IDs (35%). Almost a third (29%) also feel their personal data would be sufficiently protected…

Vaccine passport technology has become an intrinsic part of society over the past year, as governments across the globe search for solutions that help protect citizens from the pandemic. This new familiarity could soon lead to digital IDs becoming an accepted method of verification, according to new research of over 12,000 consumers, including more than 2,000 in the UK, from Okta and Statista.    Over three-quarters (76%) of Brits would be comfortable having some of their data incorporated into a digital ID, because they sound easy to use (57%), all their information would be in one place (37%), and they’re more difficult to lose than physical IDs (35%). Almost a third (29%) also feel their personal data would be sufficiently protected…

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