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[Netherlands] IDnext event 12/4
[Webinar] A Look Inside California’s Mobile Driver’s License Program 12/23
[EU] DIGITAL HORIZONS 360 Sponsorship Invitation. Hospitality Technology Innovation 02/20-21 Spain
Annual Privacy Forum 2024 Submissions due 04/15
Upcoming WG meetings
from The Latest from the Digital Travel Credential 2023-11-29 Indicio
TOIP Working Group 12/5
Identity Architect BP - Understanding of self-sovereign identity, DID and verifiable credential
NGI Sargasso OPEN CALL 2 Launched! 2023-10-18 NGI Sargasso
We aim to support groundbreaking projects that leverage emerging technologies and services delivered by transatlantic teams to foster cross-border collaboration. Get ready to embark on a transformative journey as we invite you to submit your visionary project proposals and get up to €100,000 in equity-free funding.
The AI + Human Identity Riddle 2023-11-25 Moxy Tongue
There is only one place where "self-induced Sovereignty" is approachable in accurate human terms, and conversing the methods elsewhere, like Canada, Europe, China, or via the modern Administrative State, etc... is a failure at inception, and the process of grabbing the word to apply policy obfuscations on accurate use is intentional.
Swiss university, startups partner on self-sovereign identity 2023-11-30 Biometric Update
The Federal Office of Justice developed a discussion paper on the goals of an e-ID system for the nation after the Federal Act on Electronic Identification Services (e-ID Act) was rejected by Swiss citizens in March 2021. The Swiss Federal Council selected SSI as its approach over two others outlined in the paper.
SITA's DTC implementation in Aruba - Michael Zureik Interview 2023-11-29 SITA
We successfully implemented SITA's DTC solution, streamlining the border-crossing process. Travelers submitted their DTC ahead of time, and with SITA's FacePod, verification took less than a second.
Hear from Michael Zureik, Senior Digital Travel Architect, as he shares his experience crossing the border at Aruba International Airport.
As part of the consultation process for the implementation of the EU Digital Identity Wallet in Germany, this document provides a first exploration of potential architecture options. The document is intended to provide a starting point for discussion and to collect feedback from interested communities.
[Tweet] EUCouncil just formulated new regulations (eIDAS 2.0) requiring persistent digital identifiers for every person and banning advanced encryption to protect those identifiers 2023-11-29 Natalie Smolenski
The regulation also allows member states to further require that these identifiers be UNIQUE to each person. These persistent, unique identifiers will be used in the EU Digital Wallet, which the @EU_Commission has mandated every member state provide by next year (2024). The eIDAS 2.0 regulations would require EU governments and companies doing business in the EU to create massive honeypots of data about every person touching their services.
How can credentials be received and presented in an #EU Identity #Wallet? 2023-12-01 Adrian Doerk
We reviewed the user journeys provided by the public consultation team of the German eIDAS2 process. Our UX feedback: https://gitlab.opencode.de/bmi/eudi-wallet/eidas-2.0-architekturkonzept-v1/-/issues/4
[NIS2] Challenging the Easy Path: Why NIS2 Demands a New Compliance Mindset 2023-11-28 Kuppinger Cole
New Buzzword for Europe in 2024- NIS2
In my presentation at the KuppingerCole's cyberevolution 2023 conference in Frankfurt, entitled "Beware of Easy Paths: The Journey Towards NIS2 Compliance", I focused on the complexities of the revised Network and Information Systems Directive (NIS2) issued by the European Union.
[Video, DINZ] What is digital Identity and what does it mean for Maori 2023-04-05 NZTech
Karakia Timatanga - Opening Prayer
Opening & whanaungatanga
Manaaki manuhiri - Housekeeping
Whakawhiti korero - Panel Discussion (50 mins)
Wa patai - Q & A Session (15 mins)
Karakia Whakamutunga - Closing Prayer
[First-of-its-kind Report] DIGITAL IDENTITY IN AOTEAROA 2023-02 DINZ
preliminary recommendations are provided for further discussion[…]
1. Build trust
2. Increase education and understanding
3. Drive confidence and engagement
4. Develop the Digital Identity sector
Digital Identity New Zealand (DINZ) Briefs New Ministers on Advancing Digital Identity Landscape 2023-11-29 DigitalIDNZ
DINZ sees five opportunities to improve digital identity related laws and implementation:
Work with DINZ through the implementation of the DISTF Act
Make sure the digital identity related requirements in the Customer & Product Data bill harmonise with the DISTF
Ensure the Privacy Act 2020 appropriately directs how biometrics technology collects, processes and stores information, with input from DINZ
Fill the current vacuum in child online safety by leveraging work undertaken in the UK and EU
Work with DINZ to make authoritative sources of identity available digitally as verifiable credentials.
[tweet] 💎did:web:panama.djack.email💎 resolves a DIDDocument with a Service For DIDComm V2 and a service Endpoint Uri pointing to a Libp2p Address 2023-11-26 elribonazo
This now allows the EmailServer and Browsers to connect with the relays by only entering the DID:WEB. 🚀💎You can now run your own Relay server for testing 🚀💎
DJack, previous known as Jackmail was a serverless browser application which was capable of delivering the emails straight to your browser tab without any storage in between. Closing your browser would act as if the email never existed.
[tweet] my first sandbox environment for Self-Sovereign Identity using Hyperledger Indy Infrastructure-as-code in Terraform 2023-11-26 jmarquez_cs
Infrastructure-as-Code for deploying a local Hyperledger Indy network [...] initial use-case with Fathom PBC
[Video] A Demonstration of DIDComm 2023-11-30 Identity Insights
Indicio Software Engineer Colton Wolkins and Deputy CTO Sam Curren join the latest Identity Insights to share a demonstration of DIDComm in action and discuss the latest from the project.
The Enterprise Cloud Agent is a W3C/Aries standards-based cloud agent written in Scala that provides self-sovereign identity services to build products and solutions based on it. The term "cloud" indicates that it operates on servers
[Video] Using Dock in Workforce by Dr. Wendy Charles from BurstIQ 2022-10-06 Dock
trust is a key component as to what makes a life graph so valuable and meaningful and it's really one of the most important components of how organizations manage health information [...] we're actually using this information toward to help us manage Workforce markets more effectively so we partnered with a major university to develop hyper personalized digital experiences for nurses
[Veramo] DIF Newsletter #36 blog.identity.foundation
Veramo consolidates and extends existing DIF libraries into a powerful suite of tools that can slash the time it takes developers to incorporate Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) and Verifiable Credentials (VCs) into applications.
[New Draft] The BBS Signature Scheme 2023-11-27 Decentralized Identity Foundation
these proofs are said to be zero-knowledge in nature as they do not reveal the underlying signature; instead, what they reveal is a proof of knowledge of the undisclosed signature.
Madrid-based Gataca secures €1.3 million for its decentralised identity solutions 2023-12-01 EU Startups
In addition to Signature Ventures, SBXi, a prominent American fund, and Gataca’s early backers are also participating in this new financing round. This broad support from a diverse group of investors further validates Gataca’s potential and its position
Svipe AB integrates PingOne Davinci for verifiable credentials 2023-11-30 Biometric Update
The Svipe connector will allow customers or those at a workforce can now use NFC to read IDs and cryptographically verify that the ID is valid while using biometrics to confirm the individual authenticating matches the face on the ID.
Credivera’s workforce digital identity platform put to the test by govt agency 2023-11 Biometric Update
Tests will put Credivera’s identity products in real-world scenarios to evaluate effectiveness, security and scalability ahead of delivery to an increasingly bustling Canadian biometrics market.
[w audio] Digital Identity Buzz: Passwordless, Identity Wallets & Digital Money with Heather Flanagan, and David Birch 2023-11-29 Ubisecure
[Audio] Decentralized Identity with the Identity Woman; Kaliya Young 2023-11-27 Identity At The Center
the captivating world of decentralized identity, exploring its challenges and potential. We covered a range of topics, including Kaliya's journey into the field of identity and her involvement in co-founding the Internet Identity Workshop. We also discussed the definition of decentralized identity and its impact on existing models in the world of IAM.
[Thread] I am often asked whether SSI, verifiable credentials or identity wallets are a good fit for a particular use case 2023-11-28 James Monaghan
my answer is usually "it depends on which benefits of this technology are relevant in this situation". Here's a handy cheat sheet.
[thread] Web3 Reputation Credentials through On-Chain and paving the way for the widespread adoption of W3C's verifiable credentials 2023-11-27 FourPillarsFP
offering a secure and transparent approach to managing digital identities.
[Movie Review] BlackBerry, 2023 - ★★★½ 2023-12-01 John Philipin (Kaliya saw it on a plane recently it was a fun tech movie)
[AI] Building an app that uses AI to interpret dreams 2023-11-28 (AI Could get really weird really fast)
[Blockchain] Multi-Signature Structures on the Blockchain Explained 2023-11-27 Zaisan
[Surveillance] Secretive White House Surveillance Program Gives Cops Access to Trillions of US Phone Records 2023-11-28 Wired
[Phishing] Digital wallets and the rise of the identity trojan 2023-11-28 CyberNews
I may be wrong, but once identity wallets become widespread and, more importantly, used to facilitate online access and transactions, cybercriminals will move trojan targeting to identity wallets.
[Leaks] ChatGPT divulging sensitive information from its training data, according to a team of researchers at Google 2023-11-29 Vice
“Using only $200 USD worth of queries to ChatGPT (gpt-3.5- turbo), we are able to extract over 10,000 unique verbatim memorized training examples,” the researchers wrote in their paper, which was published online to the arXiv preprint server on Tuesday