Press Releases


Exponent Completes Phase Two Of First Responder Mobile Authentication with OPACITY Project

Project Developed Under Kantara Initiative’s Identity and Privacy Incubator Program WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – November 13, 2018 — Kantara Initiative announced today that Exponent, Inc., (Nasdaq: EXPO) completed Phase Two of its smartphone project for Mobile Credentialing, Authentication and Attributes for First Responders using the NIST OPACITY standard extended to […]


ID.me Becomes First Identity Provider to Be Approved as NIST 800-63-3 Conformant

Kantara Initiative Approval Reinforces ID.me’s leadership position as the best-in-class identity provider for the public sector and healthcare industry   Mclean, VA – August 16, 2018 — ID.me, the next generation identity platform, is announcing today that it has been granted Approval by the Kantara Initiative’s Board of Directors as […]


Kantara Initiative Releases First Blockchain Report Addressing Privacy Protection and Personal Data

Kantara’s Blockchain and Smart Contracts Discussion Group Report Features Analysis, Recommendations, Use Cases.  Report is Free to Download WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – February 21, 2018 – Kantara Initiative announced today the release of the industry’s first report initiating the analysis of blockchain technology in regards to addressing its implications for […]


Kantara Initiative Releases User-Managed Access Version 2.0 Specifications

UMA 2.0 brings user consent, control and trust into easier reach for organizations processing personal data WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – February 13, 2018 – The Kantara Initiative formally announced today the approval and publication of the User-Managed Access (UMA) Version 2.0 (UMA 2.0) technical specifications.  UMA 2.0 offers significant enhancements to […]


Kantara and IDESG Sign Digital Identity Assessment MOU To Better Protect Consumer Online Identities

Leading Digital Identity Consortia Aim for Higher Adoption Rates for Assessment Programs WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – January 31, 2018 – Signaling a shift in the personal identity market toward uniting around a more complementary approach to identity assessment and Trust Marks two of the leading personal digital identity and privacy […]


iWelcome and digi.me Launch Kantara Initiative Consent Management Solutions Work Group

[iframe src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/zqtIFym74j0?rel=0&showinfo=0″ width=”560″ height=”315″] First Industry Group To Address Best Practices, Standards to Manage Consent and Privacy Policies During Customer Lifecycle Journey; GDPR, PSD2 Focus WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – November 27, 2017 – iWelcome and digi.me announced today the launching of the Kantara Initiative Consent Management Solutions Work Group (CMS WG).  […]