In our increasingly digital world, AARP is committed to offering solutions to people 50-plus to help improve their health security, financial resilience and personal fulfillment
Mclean, VA (PRWEB)
June 19, 2017
ID.me, a federally accredited digital identity network, is collaborating with AARP to launch AARP ID, a secure single sign-on for people over the age of 50, including AARP’s membership of nearly 38 million.
This collaboration is intended to allow AARP members and non-members to efficiently and securely prove who they are via a single login that can be used across numerous websites. The goal is to ensure that AARP ID can be used to open bank accounts, view medical records, receive offers and discounts from online retailers, and securely access government benefits and services from federal and state agencies.
When AARP ID launches by early 2018, AARP members and non-members will have a form of identification that can replace weak or overused passwords, making their personal data less vulnerable to misuse or theft. In addition, they will be able to control who can access their credentials – and revoke that access at any time.
“In our increasingly digital world, AARP is committed to offering solutions to people 50-plus to help improve their health security, financial resilience and personal fulfillment,” said Sami Hassanyeh, AARP’s SVP of Digital Strategy and Membership. “Digital identity is important to us as well as our members and we want to help create a free-flowing market for secure, trusted identities that our members can access with ease.”
As one of only four federally certified identity platforms in the United States, the ID.me Identity Gateway allows individuals to verify their identity online in order to access important services like…