Estonian ID-card (ID-kaart) and e-residency card identification
06May

Estonian ID-card (ID-kaart) and e-residency card identification

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Easiest way to add free Estonian ID card and e-residency card support to your website is using Smart ID service over Oauth 2 protocol. However if you prefer to implement it yourself then here is the guide for you. To be noted then Estonian ID card is one of the easiest to get working on your […]

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Authenticating people with Apache2 and national electronic ID cards.
03May

Authenticating people with Apache2 and national electronic ID cards.

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Certificates stored on ID cards can be used to identify people online. In simplest terms the webserver tells browser what kind of certificates it accepts and if browser has them then authentication procedure is started. Official ID card software integrates with browser and adds certificates from the hardware backed ID card to the “Your Certificates” […]

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Latvian ID card Personas apliecība with Apache2
02May

Latvian ID card Personas apliecība with Apache2

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Easiest way to add free Latvian ID card support to your website is using Smart ID service over Oauth 2 protocol. However if you prefer to implement it yourself then here is the guide for you. Latvian ID Card Certificate authority certificate chain has 1 root certificate, 2 policy certificates and 6 valid issuance certificates. […]

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Countries with electronic ID cards for secure identification.
26April

Countries with electronic ID cards for secure identification.

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Gemalto says that 3,5 billion citizens to carry a national electronic ID cards by 2018. Popularity and usage of Smart Card based identification methods keeps on growing rapidly. More and more countries are catching up with the future and implementing state of the art identification methods for their citizens. Here is list of some of the countries […]

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9 Things You Should Know About Social Login & CRO
28December

9 Things You Should Know About Social Login & CRO

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1. 86% of Users Report Being Bothered By Having To Create New Accounts On Websites 2. 77% of Users Believe Social Login Is A Good Registration Solution 3. 92% of Users Will Leave A Site Instead Of Resetting or Recovering Login Info 4. 88% of Users Admit to Entering Incomplete or Incorrect Data on Registration […]

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How to: Content management system – CMS
17December

How to: Content management system – CMS

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Smart ID is perfect solution to CMS-es like WordPress, Drupal and similar. Plugin can be installed with a few clicks and immediatly support for secure identification methods is available. One such plugin is built for wordpress and its source code is available at WordPress Subversion repository at https://plugins.svn.wordpress.org/smart-id/trunk/ There are 2 different functions needed for making […]

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Forget Trump and Brexit, let’s all go live in the internet
10November

Forget Trump and Brexit, let’s all go live in the internet

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NEW SCIENTIST by Sally Adee What if you could opt-in to another country’s laws without having to actually go anywhere? Welcome to the world of e-residency IF YOU live in the UK or US, your sense of national allegiance may have faltered this year. Brexit and the election of Donald Trump have left many people feeling their […]

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It’s Time to Encrypt the Entire Internet
22August

It’s Time to Encrypt the Entire Internet

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Wired 17.4.2014 THE HEARTBLEED BUG crushed our faith in the secure web, but a world without the encryption software that Heartbleed exploited would be even worse. In fact, it’s time for the web to take a good hard look at a new idea: encryption everywhere. Most major websites use either the SSL or TLS protocol to […]

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