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Gartner’s just-published Cool Vendors in Blockchain Technology features three vendors, Brave, Civic and Evernym that support a future where individuals control their own algorithms and identities. User adoption of these and other similar vendors’ technologies is far from assured, but the alternative is more of what we see today.
In this day and age, online identity systems are becoming a lot more popular. One unified identity to be used across different services and platforms can make life a lot more convenient for companies and consumers alike. IOTA and Evernym have partnered up to explore options pertaining to Tangle technology in this regard.
Our very own Elizabeth Renieris keynotes this year’s MyData2018, speaking on the legal landscape of our emerging industry. Willem Debeuckelaere and Elizabeth Renieris explain what kind of regulation we need for the era of decentralized blockchain technologies and personal data ecosystems.
In 2018, we are witnessing the launch of blockchains carrying commercial traffic and moving beyond proof-of-concept (PoC) demonstrations, though the selected applications have yet to demonstrate the capacity and scale of credit card networks.
This podcast dives deep into the issues of finding out what your digital identity actually means, who owns it, who the biggest players in the space are and how you can reclaim it with self-sovereign ID. They also take a look at how digital identity works globally and how it’s set to develop in the future.
Co-hosts Francis Rose and Adewale Omoniyi discuss what the government is working on to harness new technologies, innovations and powerful tools to improve the citizen experience now and into the future.
Tune in September 6, 2018
Blockchain Seattle recently got a hold of Drummond Reed, Chief Trust Officer at Evernym and speaker for this year’s BCS conference. Reed shared his history with blockchain, his expectations for the future and his insights on how self-sovereign identity will change the internet security landscape.
OWI has released its latest research, “Blockchain and Identity in 2018: A Year of Promise and Pilots,” providing a comprehensive review of the state of blockchain for identity as of the second quarter of 2018. The new paper highlights 18 companies and organizations.
Evernym’s Global Policy Counsel, Elizabeth Renieris, speaks with the MyData podcast to discuss the importance of lawyers, engineers and product developers working together early as blockchain solutions emerge. She also delves into GDPR and the misperception that it was designed to somehow limit emergent technologies.
The 2018 Crypto Valley Conference in collaboration with Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts has invited leading speakers, researchers and academics to share their latest discoveries in the domain of blockchain technology. This annual event includes a business and academic track. The scientific publications, presented at the conference can be found on IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
James Monaghan is VP Product Management at Evernym, a startup based out of Utah, building the next generation of identity infrastructure for the world. It’s a fascinating project, tackling a big challenge that is designed to enable trusted peer interactions between individuals, organizations, and objects and to give the individual true control and ownership of his/her personal data. It’s a cutting-edge technology.
We believe that an open dialogue with our community will help everyone move faster in achieving these goals, so I will keep you updated on Evernym’s progress in this and future posts. Evernym has a talented team doing great work, but we aren’t going to be successful by keeping our inventions private.
In this three-part blog series, Elizabeth Renieris, Evernym’s Global Policy Counsel, takes a deep-dive into GDPR and it’s implications on data, privacy and a whole lot more. In Part 1, Elizabeth give a thorough overview of the core concept and key objectives of the GDPR as well as an overview of Sovrin and SSI. Part 2 shines a light on key data protection principles, with Part 3 detailing data subject rights.
Evernym Co-founder and CEO, Timothy Ruff discusses not only the 3 different types of digital identity relationships we see today, but he dives into Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI), what it is – and why it’s better. Advances in distributed ledger technology have made an entirely new world of interaction possible and SSI may very well hold the keys to the majority of problems we face in today’s digitally-fluent world.
DENVER, CO (February 26, 2018) — CULedger, builder of innovative blockchain-based products for credit unions and their members, teamed up with Evernym to launch MyCUID, a new consumer-focused digital identity solution. With MyCUID, credit union members can confidently protect themselves from financial fraud and identity theft, while enriching the trusted relationships members have with their credit unions…
Salt Lake City and New York City, Jan. 29, 2018 — Self-sovereign identity technology leader Evernym and enterprise software firm R3 concluded a study to determine the interoperability of R3’s Corda platform with Sovrin, the only distributed ledger purpose-built for self-sovereign identity.
Originally developed by Evernym and later turned over to the international non-profit Sovrin Foundation. Evernym’s proprietary distributed identity solutions are built upon the Sovrin network.
Helsinki, Finland, Aug. 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Blockchain technology innovation leaders IOTA and Evernym announced a new collaboration dedicated to jointly developing Internet of Things-enabling solutions focused on increasing trust by providing secure, irrevocable identity to all connected devices.
“Evernym and IOTA are both intensively working toward achieving the same goal,” said IOTA founder David Sønstebø.
London, Oct. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading blockchain and Web 3.0 venture capital firm Outlier Ventures becomes an investor in, and strategic partner of, Evernym the foremost developer of self-sovereign identity technologies and inventor of Sovrin, the global public utility for decentralized exchange of verifiable claims. Sovrin’s utility token distribution event is slated for mid-2018.
August 31, 2017 (Chicago/Salt Lake City) — Today the Illinois Blockchain Initiative announced its partnership with self-sovereign identity solutions leader Evernym, leveraging distributed ledger technology to provide secure digital identity solutions. The concept will augment work from the W3C’s Verifiable Claims Task Force and use the Sovrin Foundation’s distributed identity ledger to create a secure, “self-sovereign” identity for Illinois citizens during the birth registration process.