The Evernym Blog

Your guide to self-sovereign identity.

Coming to the Hyperledger Global Forum and care about identity? Here’s your guide to the agenda.

Digital identity events at the Hyperledger Global Forum
Next week, Hyperledger is bringing together over a thousand industry leaders and practitioners from around the world for its annual Hyperledger Global Forum (March 3-6) in Phoenix, Arizona. The event is designed to drive awareness, education, adoption, and advancement of enterprise blockchain technology while giving attendees the opportunity to collaborate with other contributors and learn […]

The Dangerous Half-Truth of “We’ll Be Correlated Anyway”

Correlating vs. Noncorrelating credentials
In a previous post, I described how verifiable credentials differ in their approach to privacy: Correlating credentials correlate their holder to a disclosed identifier, and a disclosed signature, that’s the same in every use of a given credential. Other attributes are often identical as well, but these two perfect correlators are guaranteed to be present […]

9 Ways Self-Sovereign Identity Will Benefit Retailers

13 Ways Self-Sovereign Identity Will Benefit Retailers
In the not too distant future, everyone will have a wallet app on their phone containing digital versions of their most commonly used paper-based credentials—including their driver’s license, credit reports, passport, bank statements, and loyalty cards—held in the form of verifiable credentials. In simple terms, verifiable credentials are data about us that have been digitally […]