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Author Andrade, Norberto Nuno Gomes de, author

Title Electronic identity / Norberto Nuno Gomes de Andrade [and four others]
Published London : Springer, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 90 pages) : illustrations
Series SpringerBriefs in cybersecurity
SpringerBriefs in cybersecurity.
Contents The Importance and Relevance of eID in Modern Society -- eID Legal State of the Art -- General Legal and Technical Barriers -- Specific Legal Barriers -- Legal Solutions: Overview of Proposals
Summary With the increasing availability of electronic services, security anda reliablemeans by which identity is verified is essential. Written by Norberto Andrade the first chapter of this book provides an overview of the main legal and regulatory aspects regarding electronic identity in Europe and assesses the importance of electronic identity for administration (public), business (private) and, above all, citizens. It also highlights the role of eID as a key enabler of the economy. In the second chapter Lisha Chen-Wilson, David Argles, Michele Schiano di Zenise and Gary Wills discuss the user-centric eCertificate system aimed at supporting the eID system. Electronic Identity is essential reading for researchers, lawyers, policy makers, technologistsand anyone wishing to understand the challenges of a pan-European eID
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Digital signatures -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries.
Identification -- European Union countries -- Data processing -- Law and legislation.
Computer security -- European Union countries.
Electronic commerce -- European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Chen-Wilson, Lisha, author
Argles, David, author
Wills, Gary, author
Schiano di Zenise, Michele, author
ISBN 9781447164494 (electronic bk.)
1447164490 (electronic bk.)