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Kantara Initiative and EEMA Sign Memorandum of Understanding at ISSE Innovation Expo

Organizations to Work Together to Promote Trusted, Privacy-respecting Digital Identity and Personal Data Ecosystems to Support the Digital Economy WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – November 16, 2016 — Kantara Initiative and the European Association for E-identity and Security (EEMA) announced today that they executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at a […]


Kantara Initiative’s Colin Wallis to Call for Formation of Digital Identity Profession at Identity Management 2016

Wallis to Make Case for Why the Time is Now to Establish a Digital Identity Professional Organization WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – November 8, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, announced today that its Executive Director, Colin Wallis, will speak […]


Kantara Initiative and Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium to Sign Memorandum of Understanding at Internet Identity Workshop

Two Groups to Work Together to Promote a Fairer and Safer Digital Identity Ecosystem to Support the Digital Economy WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – October 26, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, and the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium (PDEC), which […]


Digi.me founder to join board of Kantara Initiative to further global personal data vision

Julian Ranger, the founder and executive chairman of digi.me, has been invited to join the board of global identity experts Kantara Initiative. As the personal data economy continues to grow apace, companies industry-wide are looking to Kantara to forge the best possible community framework to encourage sustained innovation and growth […]


Identity, Smart Contracts and Blockchains – oh my!

Author: James Hazard, CommonAccord The Kantara Blockchain and Smart Contracts Discussion Group (DG-BSC) launched in July 2016 to work on the connection between identity management and the new movement of blockchains and smart contracts. These three areas – identity, smart contracts and blockchains – are converging into an interoperable peer-based […]


Kantara Trust Status List keeps growing

WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA –(June 30, 2016) – Kantara Initiative announces the Grant of Kantara Initiative Service Approval Trustmark to the MedAllies Credential Service Provider (CSP) – Identity Proofing Component service operating at Level of Assurance 1, 2 and 3 non-PKI and re-approval of Experian as CSP – Identity Proofing Component at […]


Kantara Initiative To Present Digital Identity Blockchain Workshops At MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology “Digital Contracts, Identities and Blockchains” Conference To Help Develop New Processes And Standards For Digital Contracts   WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – May 23, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, announced today it will present digital […]


Kantara Initiative Launches Drive For Digital Identity Professional Association

Industry Professionals Encouraged To Show Support And Comment On Kantara’s Open Pledge Page WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – May 11, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, today unveiled an industry-wide drive to generate support for a non-profit, open professional association […]