S4Encrypt: 5 steps towards Covid-19 safety – 1: Identity

Identity verification can be a valuable option when individuals are being tested for Covid-19, whether for the virus or the antibody. In some situations it will be essential that the individual concerned can prove their identity as well as their Covid-19 test status.

  • A text message and / or email will be sent to the individual requesting them to take a selfie using a smartphone or a webcam, followed by a picture of the photo page of their identity document
  • The system will carry out a biometric match of the two images to make sure that they are of the same person
  • The selfie image will be transferred into the secure Safe4 vault, from where it will be utilised later in the process