Programme Director for the National Identification System, NIDS, Warren Vernon says it will be the most secure system to ever be implemented by the Government.
Mr. Vernon explains that there are several provisions in the National Identification and Registration Act which address security of information.
This was one of the issues raised at last evening’s (January 13) virtual Town Hall to educate Jamaicans about NIDS and provide the opportunity to express concerns.
Mr. Vernon explained that the data will be stored separately, and people will be notified when their data is verified.
He stated that much effort has been put into improving the NIDS security framework.
The NIDS Programme Director added that the process for implementing NIDS placed attention on managing risks