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Yoti is a digital identity company that makes it safer for people to prove who they are. We started by empowering people with a free, reusable digital ID app that minimises the data they share with businesses. We now provide verification solutions across the globe, spanning identity verification, age verification, eSigning and authentication.

We've partnered with OneFamily to help UK teenagers take ownership of their Child Trust Funds with the Yoti app

Yoti has partnered with OneFamily to make life easier for its 1.6 million child trust fund account holders who can now take control of their accounts with our digital identity app.   OneFamily OneFamily holds around a quarter of the UK’s child trust funds (CTFs), which are tax-free savings accounts that were awarded to every child born between 1 September 2002 and 1 January 2011.  On Tuesday 1 September 2020, the first recipients will be eligible to access their funds. It’s anticipated that the OneFamily accounts will mature at the rate of around 20,000 per month from September for the

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Successfully completing HIPAA Compliance Readiness Assessment

We are delighted to confirm we have received a HIPAA compliance readiness report from an independent auditor.  This gives us and our clients comfort that Yoti fulfils all requirements in the HIPAA Security Rules and the Privacy Rules. As Yoti has been built from day one with security and privacy at its core, we only needed to explain our architecture and control environment to our independent assessors, Corporate Prime Solutions. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) was created to modernise the flow of healthcare information, and set out how personally identifiable information is maintained. Our HIPAA

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an image of an Argentinian identity card with the key identifying details redacted

People ask me: What do you mean by ‘digital identity’?

This is the third field diary entry from Paz, one of our Digital Identity Fellows. Her year-long research project is focused on unravelling what digital identity, and identity in general, means to the unemployed and under-employed individuals receiving support from public job centres and local labour organisations in Gran Buenos Aires and Mar del Plata in Argentina. ***** The image at the top of this article is a photo I took of a piece of paper with some phone contacts I was given at a public job centre office. They had ‘recycled’ people’s ID photocopies. I walked away with

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Yoti partners with co-op with our Covid-19 pledge

Helping the Co-op make good things happen with our Covid-19 Pledge

Co-op are on a mission to help people make good things happen in communities and we’re really happy to support them with our COVID-19 pledge. Through their community co-operate platform, they’re bringing together multiple services that make it easier for people to come together and change their communities for the better. The platform is a hub of advice, guides and activities, which allows people to request and offer support. In order to keep their communities safe, they’ll be using our embedded identity verification technology to securely vet applicants that register to offer their support. This technology sits within the sign

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Postponing the launch of our 2020 Digital Identity Fellowship Programme

This time last year, we had launched the Digital Identity Fellowship and we were in the middle of accepting applications for our first cohort of Fellows. By the time the application window closed we had received over 120 applications from over 30 countries – the majority in the Global South – providing us with some fascinating insight into the kinds of challenges, issues and opportunities that mattered most to the people closest to them. After a tough selection process Paz, Subhashish and Tshepo started their Fellowships last October and are now half-way through their work researching issues of human rights,

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Project Endeavour: our breakthrough eKYC risk assessment solution

We’ve joined forces with Synectics Solutions to deliver a groundbreaking anti-fraud solution for financial services that provides a comprehensive eKYC risk assessment at the touch of a button. Project Endeavour is our partnership pilot which combines our best-in-class digital identity technology with anti-fraud and AML risk screening data services from Synectics Solutions. Synectics Solutions is a recognised leader in the provision of fraud and financial crime risk analysis, and has been working with global financial institutions and data analysis organisations for over 27 years. Our shared tool is designed to enable customers to onboard instantly with a financial institution using their

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