Date: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Time: 14:30-15:30
Location: AMMERSEE II
Self-Sovereign Identity Initiatives in South Korea
After 21 years, a new government law eliminates barriers between public and private digital certificates, paving the way for more easy-to-use offerings from commercial players to take precedence. Over the last few years, South Korea has been the victim of many malicious cyberhacks, including denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to ransomware, malware and zombie PCs. The investment into blockchain-based systems and decentralized IDs have come about as consumers demanded protection over their...
Why We Need Guardianship in the Digital World, and How We Might Approach Delivering Guardianship Using Verifiable Credentials
Guardianship is a condition of life in human societies. When we are young we may be looked after by parents until we become adults. When we are adults we on occasions need others to look after us, and sometimes we may need increasing levels of care as we age. In our physical world, we may recognise a guardianship role between parents and children and within families, and we may have more or less sophisticated laws to recognise instances where someone needs to...
The State of Decentralized Identity - World Stage