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IBM Identity

IBM joined DIF because we believe it will take open community and standards to achieve the vision of self-sovereign identity. For example, members of DIF are focused on the establishment of an open web platform standard within the W3C standards organization called Decentralized Identifier (DID). ...

Updated: 2019-03-06 less than 1 minute read

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IBM
Indy
Mooti
SecureKey
Sovrin Foundation
Verifiable Credentials


Sovrin Related Literature and Media

Digital identity is one of the oldest and hardest problems on the Internet. There is still no way to use digital credentials to prove our online identity the same way we do in the offine world. This is finally changing. First, the World Wide Web Consortium is standardizing the format of digitally...

Updated: 2019-07-13 3 minute read

DKMS
Evernym
GDPR
Humanitarian
Indy
Sovrin Foundation
Trust Framework
Tykn


Adoption of Hyperledger Identity Initiatives

“Founding members of the Accelerator include industry leading organizations ATB Financial, IAG, Irish Life, the International Federation of Red Cross, Spark New Zealand, Truu and three provincial and state governments. Collectively, these organizations represent the interests of 100’s of millions...

Updated: 2019-03-05 5 minute read

ATB
Accenture
Adoption
Aries
Blockchain
CULedger
Cisco
Consensys
Ethereum Enterprise Alliance
Evernym
Fabric
Hyperledger Foundation
IOT
IOTA
Indy
MyData
RDF
Sawtooth
Sovrin Foundation
Truu
Tykn
UN Agenda - Sustainable Development
Ursa


Verfiable Organizations Network (VON)

an initiative by the government of British Columbia to create a trusted network of organizational data. It allows organizations to claim credentials that are part of their own digital identity, using a component called TheOrgBook that lists entities with their associated public verifiable claims.

Updated: 2020-01-11 3 minute read

Canada
Hyperledger Foundation
IIW
Indy
Rebooting WoT
Verifiable Credentials
Verifiable Organizations Network


Ethereum Identity Specs and Apps

Ethereum-based Decentralized Identity Specs, Literature, (d)Apps, and GitHub Repositories.

Updated: 2020-11-05 8 minute read

3box
Consensys
ERC725
Enterprise Ethereum Alliance
Ethereum
Jolocom
Microsoft
Nuggets
OASIS
Transmute
Verifiable Credentials
uPort


Decentralized Identity. Pre-history + resources for further exploration.

These pages are loosely categorized by year and era. The date ranges, are somewhat arbitrary and not perfectly adhered to, and the headings are not perfect descriptors of those date ranges. Rather those are some major themes occuring within that time period.

Updated: 2020-01-05 6 minute read

DPKI
IETF
PGP


Web Standards and the Emerging Decentralized ID Stack

too many people complain about problems but don’t step to Fix It!. There are certainly a lot of flawed standards – but they make interoperability possible – not perfect – but possible. If you haven’t used them then you have no right to complain that they are too complex, too simple (even in the s...

Updated: 2020-04-04 8 minute read

Blockcerts
Credentials Community Group
DKMS
ERC725
Ethereum
FIDO
Hyperledger Foundation
Index
JSON-LD
Learning Machine
OASIS
OAuth
OIDC
OpenID
Rebooting WoT
Schema.org
Verifiable Credentials
W3C
XDI


Rebooting Web Of Trust - Papers and Advance Readings Index

The Web of Trust. It’s the buzzword for a new model of decentralized identity. However, it’s also a phrase that dates back almost twenty-five years and has been heavily overloaded with meaning during that time. The classic definition of Web of Trust derives from PGP, but the top Google results re...

Updated: 2020-10-10 31 minute read

BTCR
Bitcoin
Blockcerts
Blockstack
California
Consensys
DID
DKMS
DPKI
Digital Bazaar
Ethereum
GDPR
Hubs
IPID
JSON-LD
PGP
Rebooting WoT
Self Sovereign Identity
Veres One
Verifiable Credentials
W3C
XDI
eIDAS


European Government Identity Initiatives

Verifiable Credential API The Verifiable Credential API provides a Core Service of the EBSI platform providing the capability of creating W3C credentials ready for signing and validating W3C Verifiable Credentials. Government services and digital identity (EUBlockchainForu...

Updated: 2019-01-11 4 minute read

EBSI
Ethereum
Europe
Switzerland
Verifiable Credentials
W3C
Zug
eIDAS
eSSIF
uPort


Decentralized Identity and the Public Sector

Modern identity and access management (IAM) came into focus during the late 1930s, when a group of European countries began issuing national ID cards. During this time, creating a more systematic approach for establishing and authenticating the official use of trusted identities emerged.

Updated: 2019-01-11 6 minute read

CCPA
California
Canada
Europe
GDPR
Humanitarian
ProCivis
USA


Microledgers and Edge-Chains - A Primer

Evernym’s Chief Architect Daniel Hardman takes the Hyperledger community through Evernym’s work on Microledgers and Edge-Chains Architecture. Attendees will gain insight into the theory, applications and evolution in Hyperledger Indy along with a practical discussion of their potential.

Updated: 2019-12-11 37 minute read

Evernym
GDPR
Hyperledger Forum
Indy
Peer DID
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