ID Governance Movers and ShakersOver recent years I have tired to maintain a "map" of who is responsible for which bits of government on-line security policy. Here is the current state of the section on ID policy.
- Identity Assurance (inc electronic IDs, Internet names and addresses)
- Home Office
Law enforcement and Criminal Intelligence files of identities and aliases
National Fraud Authority and "Fighting Identity Crime Together"
UK Borders Agency: identity of those entering/leaving, acquiring residency/citizenship
Identities and aliases of those within justice systems, from prosecutions, through courts, prison and probation to criminal and civil records
Lead on EU e-ID initiatives
Export control orders and sanctions on foreign regimes. Companies House: legal identities for Companies and Directors
- Ordnance Survey and Land Registry
Legal identities for properties
- Post Office
Programme to encourage inward investment in cyber and ID also ID/VISA issues
- DCMS including via Ofcom, Phonepay Plus and Nominet
- Phone Numbers and Internet names and addresses.
- CESG, UKTI (shared with BIS)
- NINO and identity of benefits claimants
- NHS National Health Service Number and a wide variety of other reference numbers
- Treasury Banking Regulation "Know your own customer rules"
HMRC Legal identities of corporate and individual taxpayers and tax credit claimants
- Transport : DVLA, identity of drivers and vehicles .
- Cabinet Office
- UK OIX Group
- Local Authority ID Cards (15 use the Bracknell card)
- Other ID/Authorisation Tokens and Access/Transaction Cards
- Employee, Contractor and Agent IDs: from Armed Forces, Police, Emergency Services, Council and Utilities and others with statutory rights of access etc. to Charity Collectors
- Frequent Flier cards
- Customer Cards (with or without transaction bonuses)
- Credit Cards
- Debit Cards
- On-line ID services
- Paypal, Google, Microsoft etc.