German regulators FSM approve our age assurance solutions to protect young people online
May 29, 2020
Read the FSM seal text here. For the first time ever, German citizens will be able to use digital age estimation and age verification technology to access adult content online. This comes as the German Association for Voluntary Self-Regulation of Digital Media service providers (FSM) has approved Yoti’s anonymous age estimation technology, Yoti Age Scan, [...]
It’s my health: a global Code of Practice for sharing personal health credentials
May 5, 2020

As governments across the globe look to ease the restrictive measures placed on individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for a secure way to share personal health information has become clear. Individuals that present reasonable evidence that they pose a low risk of transmitting the COVID-19 (either they have recovered or have a recent […]

Good Practice Guide (GPG) 45
April 28, 2020
At the end of 2019, the GPG (Good Practice Guide) 45 was updated by the GDS (UK Government Digital Services). The guidance on how to check and verify someone's identity now reflects new methods, such as reading the biochip in ID documents, such as an e-passport. The GPG 45 is also technology neutral as it [...]
Yoti is proud to be an accredited Fair Tax Mark business
November 6, 2019
We’re on a mission to become the world’s trusted identity platform and protect society from the growing threat of fraud. While building trust means ensuring our technology is robust and secure, it’s also about doing the right thing as a team of individuals and company. Yoti’s ethical framework and principles shape every area of Yoti, [...]
Yoti supports the seven ethical principles for biometrics
April 29, 2019
We believe that our technology should keep people safe and work for everyone equally. So, we support the seven ethical principles for biometrics, released by the Biometrics Institute. These principles enable anyone working in the biometrics industry to show they’re committed to addressing ethical issues raised by new technology - biometrics in particular. Here are [...]
The case for digital IDs
February 7, 2019

As Director of Regulation and Policy at Yoti, I’m delighted to see techUK highlight the importance of secure digital identities in their new white paper ‘The Case for Digital IDs’. They argue that as the UK pursues the ambition to be the world-leading online economy, the need for digital identities is becoming ever more apparent. […]

Yoti signs the Safe Face Pledge
December 11, 2018
From today, we are a proud partner of the Safe Face Pledge. We are firm in the belief that our technology should keep people safe and work for everyone equally. So, we support the pledge. The Safe Face Pledge The Safe Face Pledge urges companies using artificial intelligence (AI) to ensure that facial recognition technology [...]
Yoti accepted into the FCA Sandbox
December 6, 2017
Yesterday the FCA revealed the next round of successful firms in its regulatory sandbox. We’re proud and excited to say that Yoti is one of those companies, along with Barclays, Nationwide, First Direct and Solidi, to name a few. The FCA Sandbox allows firms to test innovative products, services or business models in a live [...]
NSPCC & Yoti working together to help keep children safe online
July 4, 2017
At Yoti, we’re committed to using our identity checking system as a force for good. We’re a B Corporation with a set of principles to guide us and a Guardian Council of respected and influential individuals to hold us to account. We’ve also made our platform free-of-charge for individuals and charities to use. We know [...]