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TAGS Australian National Audit Office, Identity management, Security, digital identity, Access control, Australian Business Register
Truisms of digital identity no longer apply since the last major government effort. Marie Johnson, the former chief technology officer of the Access Card, has written a research paper on the adaptation and digital disruption of identity for this century.
Did we not see the digital era coming — and the role that identity would play?
Headlines such as these …
“The economic impact of identity crime in Australia has been estimated to exceed $1.6 billion every year” and
“ … data integrity problems undermine the operation of the Australian Business Register as the single source of truth for whole-of-government business registrations”
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Marie Johnson is managing director and chief digital officer for the Centre for Digital Business. Previously, Marie has held senior executive roles in the public and private sectors in technology and innovation, and previously the Microsoft World Wide Executive Director Public Services and eGovernment.
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