Avr 27, 2020 in Nouvelles by DIACC

COVID-19 Actions Directory

The social distancing measures that are required to manage the COVID-19 pandemic only serve to further illustrate the urgent need for an ecosystem of identity solutions and services that are secure, privacy-respecting, and convenient to use.

DIACC calls on all of our members to share the actions that they are taking to address the demands of these extraordinary circumstances.

DIACC members who wish to add their COVID-19 related actions to this directory should contact the DIACC team via email or use our contact us form. 

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Desjardins encourages members to use Desjardins ATMs or AccèsD (internet, mobile and phone services). Desjardins is asking those who haven’t signed up for government direct deposit services yet to register so they can avoid having to deposit cheques.
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iComply has announced a $2M services grant for government and community organizations in need of online identity verification to support COVID-19 response efforts.
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Jumio Go for Good. Now more than ever, it is important to establish trust remotely. To help in this time of crisis, we’re offering our fully automated, AI-powered identity verification solution FREE of charge to qualifying COVID-19 relief organizations including: Telehealth, Online Education & Testing Services and Other Essential Services.
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OARO

OARO has expanded its physical access control system, OARO ACCESS®, to include body temperature screening to help fight COVID-19. The new optional feature can detect individuals exhibiting a fever, the primary symptom of viral infections such as the novel coronavirus. Unlike many other temperature screening systems currently on the market, the new OARO ACCESS® module will be able to analyze trends over time, enabling predictive analytics and improved workplace health and safety measures. The system uses advanced encryption to comply with global data privacy laws. OARO is currently working with existing and new clients to install temperature screening modules on OARO ACCESS® systems.
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The Ontario government put out a call for support from the private sector to fight the spread of COVID-19 using the Ontario Together banner. Included in that call out is a request for supplies, innovation, and ideas.
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TELUS is providing numerous ways to help their customers stay connected and protected. Please use the provided link to redirect you TELUS’s response to COVID-19.
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Yoti has spent six years building a secure identity platform that makes it simpler and safer to prove who we are in our modern, digital world. We have always offered our digital identity app free to eligible charities and non-profits, and for the next three months, we will be extending this commitment to any public health organization, emergency service and community initiative tackling the COVID-19 crisis. Read more on our COVID-19 crisis pledge.
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Through this challenging time, our top priority remains the health and safety of our employees, customers and partners. We express our deepest sympathies to those who have been affected. We’re also helping the communities in which we operate, and we’ve made donations of supplies and resources in some of the hardest hit areas. Manulife is well-positioned to navigate this evolving situation. We have robust and tested business continuity plans that help ensure we are proactive and prepared, and employees in critical functions can work remotely if required. Manulife will continue to take necessary actions to ensure the health and safety of our teams, and service to our customers, is our top priority. We are committed to helping make decisions easier and lives better.
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OneSpan has rerouted its charitable giving program, OneSpan ACTS, to provide financial contributions toward non-profit organizations or charities working to support those fighting COVID-19 or those impacted by the virus. Through the program, OneSpan employees can submit their association and charity of choice to donate funds to on OneSpan’s behalf.

iProov is providing biometric authentication services free of charge to start-ups that are working on solutions to assist the COVID-19 crisis. A number of projects are already underway, using our Genuine Presence Assurance technology to great effect. One area where we’re seeing a lot of focus is safeguarding. Safeguarding allows genuine offers of help to be encouraged and utilized, by putting processes and systems in place to protect the vulnerable.