May 5, 2023
Here's a round up of everything decentralized identity, digital identity and SSI for the month of April. Dive in and found out the latest news below
Business Insider. April 2, 2023
“Verizon, Chase, the police — they were all useless when my identity got hacked. Then Psycho Bunny came to the rescue.” The story of gaining control of a phone by a hacker who ripped his victim off for $10,000. The scam turned out to be brilliant — and terrifying.
#story #cybersec #DID
Biometric Update. April 3, 2023
A Swedish government inquiry into the digitalization of payments issued a report, recommending that the state launches its own digital identity as soon as possible.
Biometric Update. April 3, 2023
The Digital Identity Initiative of the World Economic Forum (WEF) has been discussing the possibilities of agreeing on an international policy and standards framework that will serve as the springboard to enhance the adoption of digital ID systems that put privacy at the top of all major priorities.
#DID #regulation #WEF
Finextra. April 4, 2023
Across the globe, we are seeing country after country making digital ID a primary option for consumers (and businesses) to access both public and private sector services. The ecosystem to allow this is now established in most places and growing at a rapid pace, and digital ID wallets have emerged this year as the preferred method of storing, securing and managing digital IDs. 2023 has very quickly become the ‘year of the wallet’ in the story of digital ID evolution.
#wallet #DID #OIX
Cointelegraph. April 4, 2023
The article discusses how Web3-based digital identity solutions empower users, what the future of digital identity is, and what obstacles we need to overcome to have greater control over personal information and privacy while enabling seamless, secure and trusted interactions with a comprehensive range of online services.
#opinion #web3 #DID
Biometric Update. April 4, 2023
The Iota Foundation has partnered with walt.id, which bills itself as a provider of identity and NFT infrastructure for developers, to launch a new solution that they say brings privacy protection and self-sovereign identity to identity and access management.
#partnership #SSI #IAM
DarkReading. April 5, 2023
As both digital protection strategies and digital attacks become more sophisticated, organizations that know the terrain have a better chance of navigating it. The article by Sumsub co-founder discusses three fronts where the battle for digital identity is especially complex and ferocious right now:
#opinion #cybersec #DID #regulation #fraud
TechRepublic. April 10, 2023
With PingOne Neo, Ping Identity aims to accelerate “speed to trust,” supercharge identity management and put control of a user’s identity in the user’s pocket.
#cybersec #IAM #DID #SSI
FindBiometrics. April 10, 2023
Auckland-based MATTR has been selected as New South Wales’ tech partner for the Australian state’s Digital ID and Verifiable Credentials program.
#australia #nationalID #DID
Fintech Global. April 12, 2023
Secure digital identity network ID.me has raised $132m in its Series D funding round and appointed Samantha Greenberg as its new chief financial officer.The company has raised a total of $240m in equity since it was founded in 2010.
ID.me is an identity company that helps consumers easily access online services and control their personal data. Over 100 million members can use their ID.me wallet to verify their identity across 30 US states, 14 federal agencies and over 500 name-brand retailers across the ID.me digital identity network.
Computer Weekly. April 12, 2023
Okta has integrated its customer identity and access management (CIAM) service with Singpass, enabling organisations to provide consumers with access to digital services using Singapore’s national digital ID system.
#singapore #okta #nationalID #integration
SC Magazine. April 13, 2023
All LinkedIn members are getting a boost in secure identity verification, as the networking platform deployed new measures that will be offered free of charge. LinkedIn will now allow users to verify their identity with the secure identity platform CLEAR. LinkedIn also partnered with Microsoft, which enables the use of the Entra Verified ID platform.
#linkedin #microsoft #partnership #DID
The New Times. April 24, 2023
Rwanda plans to issue digital identity (ID) cards within three years to allow residents to use such identification documents stored in their phones, and replace the current physical IDs, the Minister of ICT and Innovation has said.
#rwanda #DID #nationalID #regulation
EinPressWire. April 24, 2023
Token, a provider of secure, wearable authentication solutions, announced a $30 million financing raise to support the company's product development and strategic growth objectives. Investment by Grand Oaks Capital will fund ongoing product development and launch of innovative anti-phishing and ransomware solution.
#fundraising #cybersec #wearables #biometrics
Coindesk. April 26, 2023
Social networking app MeWe is adopting the Frequency blockchain, built on Polkadot, to bring self-sovereign blockchain-based identities to its 20 million users, the MeWe team announced at Consensus 2023.
#SSI #partnership #socialmedia
Coindesk. April 28, 2023
On a Consensus 2023 panel discussing how to protect your identity, “our most precious asset,” the consensus was that SBTs were absolutely the wrong path.
#opinion #DID #SBT