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Secure Data Storage WG - DIF

Secure, encrypted, privacy-preserving storage and computation of data is a critical component of decentralized identity systems. As with identifiers and names must be self-sovereign to the owning entity, a user’s identity data must remain private, only accessible to the entities they allow. DIF m...

Updated: 2020-11-26 2 minute read

DIF
Encrypted Data Vaults
Hubs
Secure Data Storage
Storage and Compute WG
W3C


Interop Working Group - DIF

Community collaboration and project management on Interoperability. Develop and publish definitions of success with respect to business interoperability, at the highest level. Defining points of protocol-defined touchpoints for maximum interchangeability of components at every layer; it is assume...

Updated: 2020-11-26 1 minute read

Credentials Community Group
DIF
Hyperledger Foundation
IETF
Interop WG
Trust over IP
W3C


Identifiers & Discovery Working Group - DIF

Members of the Working Group are engaged in development of protocols and systems that enable creation, resolution, and discovery of decentralized identifiers and names across underlying decentralized systems, like blockchains and distributed ledgers.

Updated: 2020-11-26 6 minute read

BTCR
DID
DIF
ERC725
Ethereum
ION
Identifiers and Discovery WG
JSON-LD
KERI
Linked Data
Peer DID
Universal Registrar
Universal Resolver
Verifiable Credentials


(DID) Authentication Working Group - DIF

The purpose of this working group is to design, recommend and implement authentication and authorization protocols that rely upon open standards and cryptographic protocols using DIDs and DID Documents. Recommendations and development of specifications, protocols, and formats for data structures ...

Updated: 2020-11-26 2 minute read

Aries
DID
DIDAuth
DIDAuth WG
DIDComm
DIF
SOIP
Verifiable Credentials
W3C


DID Communications WG - DIF

Produce one or more high-quality specs that embody a method (“DIDComm”) for secure, private and (where applicable) authenticated message-based communication, where trust is rooted in DIDs and depends on the messages themselves, not on the external properties of the transport(s) used. The method m...

Updated: 2020-11-26 3 minute read

Aries
DID
DIDComm
DIDComm WG
DIF
W3C


Verifiable Credentials - Adoption

Substrate Verifiable Credentials Workshop - Learn to build blockchains with Parity Substrate Verifiable Credential API CEF Digital Connecting Europe The Verifiable Credential API provides a Core Service of the EBSI platform providing the capability of creating W3C credentials read...

Updated: 4 minute read

Adoption
Blockcerts
Blockstack
Claims and Credentials WG
Credentials Community Group
IBM
MATTR
Rebooting WoT
VC-WG
Verifiable Credentials
W3C


Claims and Credentials Working Group - DIF

Join this group to contribute to the standards and technology that create, exchange, and verify claims and credentials in a decentralized identity ecosystem. For example, a cryptographically verifiable credential that proves an individual has a college degree or is of a certain age. Our members f...

Updated: 2020-11-25 2 minute read

Claims and Credentials WG
Credentials Community Group
DIF
JSON-LD
Verifiable Credentials
W3C


Planetwork

We are dedicated to the creation and maintenance of a digital communications platform, operated as a public interest utility, that will strengthen civil society by enabling people to connect, communicate, make transactions, and self-organize in a manner that is consistent with the highest princip...

Updated: 2020-11-25 25 minute read

Augmented Social Network
Bloom
IDCommons
JLinc
OASIS
Planetwork
XDI


Augmented Social Network

The Augmented Social Network is a proposal for a “next generation” online community that would strengthen the collaborative nature of the Internet, enhancing its ability to act as a public commons that engages citizens in civil society. The ASN creates an infrastructure for trusted relationships ...

Updated: 2020-11-26 172 minute read

Augmented Social Network
Microsoft
OASIS
Planetwork


W3C Verifiable Claims Working Group

The Working Group will maintain the Verifiable Credentials Data Model specification, which provides a mechanism to express a verifiable credential on the Web in a way that is cryptographically secure, privacy respecting, and machine-verifiable.

Updated: 2020-11-23 less than 1 minute read

VC-WG
Verifiable Credentials
W3C


KERI - Key Event Receipt Infrastructure

An identity system based secure overlay for the Internet is presented. This includes a primary root-of-trust in self-certifying identifiers. It presents a formalism for Autonomic Identifiers (AIDs) and Autonomic Namespaces (ANs). They are part of an Autonomic Identity System (AIS). This system us...

Updated: 2020-11-22 7 minute read

DID
DIF
DKMI
KERI
Rebooting WoT


GS1 - The Global Language of Business

Gs1 introduced the barcode in 1974. We are a global, neutral, non-profit standards organisation that brings efficiency and transparency to the supply chain. Our standards are proven by industry and can help you achieve your public policy goals. Designed by consensus, our standards are proven, ope...

Updated: 2020-11-21 9 minute read

GS1