Digital Identity

Digital Identity: Technology Evolution, Regulatory Landscape & Forecasts 2020-2025

Juniper Research’s Digital Identity provides an exhaustive guide to this rapidly changing and highly complex landscape. The research provides insights into the emerging formation of the market across different regulatory regimes, technologies and use cases, as well as 5-year forecasts for the following key digital identity sectors:
  • Third-party Digital Identity Apps
  • Civic Digital Identity
  • Mobile Biometric Technologies
The report outlines the current state of the digital identity ecosystem, and how this is evolving over time, including the emergence of identity networks. It also provides a comprehensive guide on the complex national and international regulatory landscape for digital identity; accompanied by a future outlook. Readers will also be provided with valuable insights into vendors’ digital identity strategy and a fine-grained analysis of the current competitive landscape; supported by interviews with key vendors in the field.

This research suite includes:
  • Deep Dive Strategy & Competition (PDF)
  • 5-Year Deep Dive Data & Forecasting (PDF & Excel)
  • Executive Summary & Core Findings (PDF)
  • 12 months' access to harvest online data platform


Key Features

  • Digital Identity Trends Analysis: Detailed analysis of each digital identity segment, along with insights on market trends, challenges and our future outlook for the market. This analysis focuses on:
    • Market trends shaping digital identity
    • Current size and anticipated evolution of the digital identity market
    • Juniper Research Phased Evolution Model for understanding the future outlook for key digital identity technologies
  • Regulatory Analysis: In-depth discussion on how legislation and cultural factors are impacting digital identity solution deployment across over 20 country markets.
  • Juniper Research Leaderboard: 14 leading digital identity vendors compared, scored and positioned on the Juniper Research Leaderboard, including:
    • Acuant
    • Callsign
    • Civic Technologies
    • Evernym
    • Experian
    • Thales
    • Giesecke + Devrient
    • HYPR
    • IBM
    • IDEMIA
    • Mitek
    • Okta
    • Signicat
    • WorldReach
  • Interviews: 9 leading digital identity stakeholders interviewed, including:
    • Acuant
    • Evernym
    • Experian
    • G+D
    • Infobip
    • Mitek
    • Okta
    • Thales
    • WorldReach
  • Benchmark Industry Forecasts: Market forecasts covering digital identity prospects across a number of areas:
    • Digital Identity User Base
    • Digital Identity Civic App User Base
    • Digital Identity Card User Base
    • Mobile Identity User Base
    • Mobile Identity Revenue
    • Mobile Biometrics User Base

Key Questions

  1. What forms of digital identity will consumers use in the future and how is this changing?
  2. How successful will blockchain be in identity?
  3. What effect will regulations have on the emergence of the digital identity market?
  4. What effect will the emergence of identity networks have on the identity market?
  5. What are the leading companies’ strategies for developing digital identity?

Companies Referenced

Companies Referenced
Interviewed: Acuant, Avoco Secure, Evernym, Experian, Giesecke+Devrient Group, Infobip, Mitek, Okta, Thales, Veriato, WorldReach.
Profiled: Acuant, Callsign, Civic, Evernym, Experian, Giesecke+Devrient Group, HYPR, IBM, IDEMIA, Mitek, Okta, Signicat, Thales, WorldReach.
Case Studied: Infobip, Sovrin, WorldReach.
Mentioned: 41st Parameter, A2iA Group, Alastria, Amazon Web Services, Apple, ASG Technologies, AssureTec Technologies, Atlassian, Australia Post, Australian Taxation Office (ATO), Auth0, Authentication Council of Canada, Avoka, Azuqua, Barclays Bank, Bergen Municipality, BioCatch, Biometrics Institute, BitGlass, Block Chain Space, Blockchain Capital, BMO (Bank of Montreal), Boldstart Ventures, Brave, Bundesdruckerei, BZ (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), CBSA (Canada Border Agency Services), Chilean Transparency Council, China Mobile, China’s Ministry of Commerce, Cisco, Cognitec, Comcast Ventures, Compuscan, Connectis, Crédit Agricole, Credit Union, Credly, CSH Group (Pty) Limited, CULedger, CVS health, CyberArk, Dai Nippon Printing, Daon, Dashlane, Decision Analytics, DCMS (Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport), Dell, Department of Homeland Security, Deutsche Telekom, DFA (Department of Foreign Affairs), DIACC (Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada, DIF, Digidentity, Digital Agency for Italy, Digital Currency Group, Digital ID, Document Security Alliance, DTA (Digital Transformation Agency), Dutch ID, DWP Digital Group, ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States), Ekata, Emailage, Executive Briefing Center and Technology Conferences, Experian, EXPN (London Stock Exchange), FIDO Alliance, Firefox, First Data, ForgeRock, Forrester Research, Founder Collective, GAC (Global Affairs Canada), Gemalto, Google, Government of Alberta, GSMA, HMRC, Hyperledger, IBM Research, ICAR, ID4Africa, IDA (International Development Association), IDaaS, IdentityMind, IDNow, iFlytek, iiDENTIFii, IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, National Institute of Transparency), INAI (Access to Information and Personal Data Protection), International Air Travel Association, International Border Management, iProov, JanusID, JSCB (Jharkhand State Cooperative Bank), Kantara Initiative, Learning Machine, Manchester Business School, Mastercard, Me2B Alliance, Megvii, Mesh Ventures, Metlife, Ministry of Service Alberta, MIT, Mount Airey, MyCelia, NeuroLab BI, NIMC (National Identity Management Commission), NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology), NITDA (National Information Technology Development Agency), Oberthur Technologies, OneSpan, Onfido, OT-Morpho, Ozone Identity Solutions, Pantera Capital, Paper Verify, PayPal, Pearson VUE, Personal Data Protection Board, Plaid, Post Office, Proofpoint, Propel Venture Partners, Rakuten, RBS, Rivetz, Royal Mail, RTP Ventures, SailPoint, Samsung, Secunet, SecureKey, Sensetime, ServiceNow, Social Leverage, Sound Ventures, South African Department of Home Affairs, Sun Microsystems, Swedish Ministry of Justice, Technologies Association, Future Borders Coalition, Telefónica, Tink, T-Mobile, Truelayer, Trulioo, ToIP (Trust Over IP Foundation), Truststamp, Turkcell, UEBA, UK Home Office, Unification, ONC HITSP (Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Security and Privacy), Verimi, VHI, VMware, W3C (World Wide Web Consortium), WeChat, WEF, Windows, Women in Identity, Workday, World Bank, World Travel & Tourism Council, Zuora.

Data & Interactive Forecast

Juniper Research’s Digital Identity forecast suite includes:
  • Segment-specific forecasts including:
    • Civic identity apps
    • Digital identity cards
    • Third party identity apps
    • Mobile identity installed base, usage and revenue
    • Mobile biometrics installed base and usage
  • 5-year benchmark forecasts for key metrics by 8 key regions and 23 country-level splits including:
    • Australia
    • Brazil
    • Canada
    • China
    • Denmark
    • France
    • Germany
    • India
    • Japan
    • Mexico
    • Netherlands
    • Norway
    • Portugal
    • Russia
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • South Korea
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Turkey
    • UK
    • US
  • Access to the full set of forecast data of 34 tables and nearly 8,000 datapoints.
  • Interactive Excel Scenario tool allowing the user the ability to manipulate Juniper Research’s data for 10 different metrics.
Juniper Research’s highly granular IFxls (Interactive Excels) enable clients to manipulate Juniper Research’s forecast data and charts, to test their own assumptions using the Interactive Scenario Tool, and compare select markets side by side in customised charts and tables. IFxls greatly increase clients’ ability to both understand a particular market and to integrate their own views into the model.

Digital Identity Full Research Suite


Full Research Suite

Digital Identity full research suite comprises:

  • Digital Identity Executive Summary PDF Report
  • Digital Identity Deep Dive Strategy & Competition PDF Report
  • Digital Identity Deep Dive Data & Forecasting PDF Report
  • Digital Identity Interactive Forecast Excel Data
  • 12 months' access to Digital Identity data updates in harvest - find out more

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Research Details

Juniper Research
Nick Maynard, Susan Morrow
Fintech & Payments
8 Key Regions - includes North America, Latin America, West Europe, Central & East Europe, Far East & China, Indian Subcontinent, Rest of Asia Pacific and Africa & Middle East
Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK, USA