Press Releases


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 […]


Kantara Initiative Announces a Joint Identity Access Management Research Project for Emergency First Responders

ID Verification Project with CCICADA Supported by U.S. Department of Homeland Security WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – May 3, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, today announced a joint identity access management research project to develop smartphone technology enabling emergency […]


Kantara Initiative Establishes New Status as Autonomous Corporation

WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – April 5, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, today announced that it has changed its entity type by filing Articles of Conversion. As of January 2016, Kantara Initiative is now an autonomous entity, Kantara Initiative, […]


Kantara Initiative Announces the Release of New User-Managed Access (UMA) Recommendations for Privacy, Consent, and Security

February 9, 2016 – Piscataway, NJ –  The Kantara Initiative is pleased to announce that its membership has approved the latest technical specifications submitted by its User-Managed Access (UMA) Work Group as Kantara Recommendations. The two Version 1.0 UMA-related specifications became Recommendations in March 2015; the matching set of Version […]


Kantara Initiative and CCICADA Announce Partnership

Kantara Initiative and CCICADA Announce Partnership They Will Use Applied Research to Develop Real-World Solutions Addressing Cyber Identity Management Challenges CCICADA and Kantara to launch trusted services research pilot program Piscataway, NJ (November 24, 2015) – Kantara Initiative (Kantara) and the Rutgers University Command, Control, and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis (CCICADA), a […]


Kantara Initiative internationalizes its Trusted Identity Services community welcoming GakuNin, Europoint, and athenahealth

PISCATAWAY, NJ–(November 17th, 2015) – Kantara Initiative is proud to announce further internationalization of its Identity Assurance Program welcoming GakuNin Access Federation, Europoint, and athenahealth to the Kantara league of industry leaders. The growth of the Kantara Trust Status List of services and assessors enhances opportunities for international market development. […]