Press Releases


Kantara Initiative Joins European Trust Foundation: Opens Channels For Its Members To Engage With the EU On Federated Digital Identity, Trust and Privacy

WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – April 4, 2017 — Kantara Initiative announced today that it joined the European Trust Foundation to help its non-European Union (EU) government and corporate members engage with Europe on pan-jurisdiction federated digital identity, trust and privacy initiatives. Created and coordinated by EEMA, the Brussels-based European Trust […]


Revealing The Behind-The-Scenes Identity Innovators Who Are Working To Protect Our Online Life

Mountain View, CA (03/22/2017) As Internet users realize their virtual activities have real-world consequences, a new film reveals the committed community of behind-the-scenes identity innovators who are developing technologies, products, and protocols that protect people and give them more control over their online life. Many of these developments are in […]


User-Managed Access Group Takes “Last-Call” Look at 2.0 Specs, Invites Participation

In 2016, the User-Managed Access Work Group set out roadmap objectives for achieving better UMA alignment with OAuth and OpenID Connect, simplifying UMA’s design, solving additional Internet of Things use cases, and making it possible to serve the widest possible ecosystems. Now, having met its goals, the group has entered a “WG last-call” stage to […]


The View from the EEMA Chair

February may be a short month, but for EEMA it has been very busy indeed, with the team travelling extensively throughout Europe, as our busy 2017 program of activity continues. We have sought out some fantastic locations for events planned later this year, meanwhile the European Trust Foundation has welcomed […]


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 […]