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Going BIG: The Open Identity Exchange Blockchain, Identity & Governance Forum

I’ve resisted jumping on the blockchain bandwagon. No doubt blockchain and DLT continue to be hot topics. But the conversation is now maturing. Technical collaboration is happening at a rapid pace in places like the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF), a consortium formed earlier this year in a bid to promote interoperability and standards for blockchain-based ID [...]

OIX Response to “Models for a Governance Structure for the National Strategy for Trusted Identity in Cyberspace”

This document sets forth the response of the Open Identity Exchange (“OIX”) to the Notice of Inquiry (“NOI”) issued by the Department of Commerce and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for “Models for a Governance Structure for the National Strategy for Trusted Identity in Cyberspace”. OIX has designed this [...]

The Vocabulary of Identity Systems Liability

Paper Abstract: Paper Details: Fear of liability is one of the most significant impediments to participation in the emerging identity market. Yet the term “liability” is often misapplied, and the risk of liability is often misunderstood. This OIX White Paper Series is designed to demystify liability, and assist in liability risk analysis.  As [...]

The Open Identity Trust Framework (OITF) Model

Paper Abstract: Paper Details: This paper proposes the Open Identity Trust Framework (OITF) model as a way to achieve the confidence needed to support the exchanges of identity information. The goal is to define a trust framework that reduces barriers and promotes trust so that individuals can conduct trusted transactions. Section II introduces [...]