The Microsoft-Mastercard SSI alliance is great news, but some thought it was a bad thing. By all accounts, Fast Company’s Cale Guthry Weissman is a good reporter who knows his audience. Informed that Microsoft and Mastercard were partnering to create a new kind of digital identity, he went to get some answers, assessed the situation, […]
Last week was the Internet Identity Workshop and also in the past week there were two new papers released about Self-Sovereign Identity both of which I had a hand in reviewing. ( A third just got released and it was added below in early November.) They are both good papers and I recommend them. The […]
I decided to open a thread On Twitter for ID & security professionals to share why (/if) putting hashed PII on any immutable ledger(blockchain) is a bad Idea. Not everyone agreed that it was bad if certain things were done right. There were 15 direct responses and then a whole lot of subthreads. I have pulled […]
Here is me on a the Creative Futurism podcast talking about Self-Sovereign Identity. We don’t go into the technology details but stay with the big picture concepts. What is happening is we finally have the pieces coming together for an identity layer of the internet where people are in control of their own identities. This […]
The Many Bills of Rights This was originally published 1 August 2011 The second recommendation of the World Economic Forum report Personal Data: The Emergence of a New Asset Class after innovation around User-Centricity and Trust is the definition of global principles for using and sharing personal data. The The Startup Circle of PDEC is […]
This film is getting released at IIW. When it is up it will be posted below.
After TEDxBrussels in 2011 I was invited to present at TEDx Constitution Drive. Enjoy!
I was invited to give a talk at TEDx Brussels. I explain Identity in the context of the Future. Enjoy!
This June I was invited to present the Identity 101 BootCamp ahead of the Identity North Conference in Toronto. People arrived 90 min early at 8am for this presentation. I walk through some of the core vocabulary for identity (authentication, authorization, enrollment, verification and contextualize the different contexts (Enterprise, Government and User-Centric) and power structures that operates […]
One of the reasons that digital identity can be such a challenging topic to address is that we all swim in the sea of identity every day. We don’t think about what is really going in the transactions….and many different aspects of a transaction can all seem do be one thing. The early Identity Gang […]
I first met Dan Whaley last spring via an introduction from Jim Fournier co-founder of Planetwork. I was inspired by the vision he was working on building Hypothes.is – a way to have sentence level annotation of news and other articles on a web wide scale. Really a foundation for peer review on the web. The motivation […]
Context for my response to the NSTIC Governance NOI Table of Contents to Blog Posts of My Response My Complete Response in PDF form Kaliya-NSTIC-NOI Introductory Letter of the Response. Context for my NSTIC NOI response I surprised myself when writing my response to the NSTIC (National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace) Governance NOI (Notice […]