The Three Pillars of Self-Sovereign Identity

The three pillars of self-sovereign identity
What really struck me about several conferences that I have attended recently was the increased number of speakers and questions on the subject of self-sovereign identity (SSI). Adoption and interest is increasing at pace, and new SSI initiatives like the Alberta Credential Ecosystem and LISSI are springing up around the world. Since we launched Sovrin […]

Evernym and HearRo Partner to Transform the Call Center Experience

HearRo and Evernym partner for a better customer experience
Knowledge-based authentication has never been a highlight of over-the-phone customer service, yet it’s a critical component. Before you can support a customer, you have to be able to pull up her records and prove that she is who she says she is. Typically, we see over-the-phone authentication take the form of silly security questions: “Before […]

Contract For The Web: SSI’s Role in “Fixing the Internet”

SSI's role in fixing the Internet - Tim Berners-Lee's Contract For The Web
Today, World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee published the “Contract For The Web” – a set of guiding principles for governments, companies, and citizens designed to ‘fix the Internet.’ It states:  The contract combines three broad components – business, legal, and technical. It is essentially a high-level governance framework that underlines good behaviors and recommends […]

Making Digital Identity Work For All: The Role of Guardianship in SSI

Guardianship's role in self-sovereign identity for all
The story of self-sovereign identity is the story of digital freedom and inclusion. SSI shows us the world as it should be—where our interactions are safe and secure, where we know and trust the party on the other end, and where our privacy is protected. It takes the risk out of our transactions and allows […]