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Unlocking Digital Identity: identities for a Safer, Smarter Future

In the fast-paced world of digital advancements, the quest for secure and efficient solutions to manage identities has never been more crucial. One significant player in this arena is the Digital Identity Management (DIM) approach within SECANT project; a beacon of innovation aiming to provide Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) services to SECANT’s users. In simpler terms, it’s all about enhancing security, privacy, and the overall management of credentials and authentication processes.

The current approach of DIM involves a study of how classic digital architecture is redesigned. The traditional Identity Access Management (IAM) solutions are making way for more secure and intuitive interaction:

The backbone of the operation, DIM Core, handles the issuance, verification, update, and revocation of Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs) and Verifiable Credentials (VCs), ensuring an innovative approach and a reliable foundation for the entire system. At the forefront the integration of the DIDs and VCs required logic and protocols with the DIM Wallet, a digital wallet app designed with innovative protocols and standards for secure interaction and information sharing, having user convenience in mind. Its primary purpose is to securely store and manage credentials while serving as the interface of identification in front of SECANT platform.

The connector in the puzzle, where classic IAM solution meets DID authentication and identification. The IdP facilitates seamless integration with other SECANT modules, understanding the logic that is required for the business case and enabling SSI services. To bolster security measures, DIM manages user’s access in an attribute-based structure identification manner and control by another module within the platform based on blockchain technology. This approach ensures a robust framework for secure transactions and interactions within the system.

Final thoughts

In conclusion, DIM’s evolution signifies a significant step towards a safer, smarter digital future. By focusing on user-friendly interfaces, secure tokenization, and continuous advancements, DIM is not just building a technological solution—it’s crafting a key component of the digital landscape, ensuring a secure and efficient environment for individuals and organizations alike. As we witness these developments, it becomes evident that the path to digital identity excellence is unfolding, one secure credential at a time.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020
Research and Innovation programme under grant agreement No. 101019645.


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