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Self Certification and Mandatory Assessment Regimes – A Parallel Review

Paper Abstract: Paper Details: This OIX White Paper, in partnership with tScheme, explores the features of two different certification regimes in the context of Open Banking and GOV.UK Verify. Open Banking has adopted a self assessment approach whilst GOV.UK Verify has prescribed the use of mandatory independent assessments. It is intended that the [...]

OIX: An Open Market Solution for Online Identity Assurance

Paper Abstract: Paper Details: This white paper introduces OIX as a solution for Internet-scale identity assurance. It starts by summarizing the underlying Open Identity Trust Framework model on which OIX is based. It then covers the structure and operation of OIX itself, and how members qualify for certification listings for specific trust frameworks at [...]

Rebranding the Web of Trust

Paper Abstract: Paper Details: Rebooting the Web of Trust is a cooperative of tech visionaries experienced with security, privacy, and identity. Its goal is to imagine and implement the future of decentralized trust on the internet. The first 40 members of the group came together at a design workshop held in San Francisco, California on November [...]

Trustmarks in the Identity Ecosystem: Definition, Use and Governance

Paper Abstract: Paper Details: As the identity ecosystem evolves and grows, discussions of trust marks are becoming more frequent.  Trustmarks, privacy seals, certification marks and heir like are a common feature of the online landscape.  This paper draws together a broad range of ideas and contexts for trust mark usage so a to distill [...]