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Seadot Secures Accreditation As Kantara Assessor   Recently updated !

Extends Kantara´s Assurance Program Across Europe WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – April 24, 2019 — Kantara Initiative, the only industry organization focused on 3rd party assessed digital identity and privacy assurance frameworks, announced today that Seadot AB was approved to perform Kantara Assessments across Europe and worldwide.  Seadot AB and Seadot […]


Kantara Initiative Europe Appoints Ruth Puente As Director To Support Growth in Operations

Mittetulundusühing (non-profit organization) Kantara Initiative Europe Headquartered In Estonia Sustaining Significant Growth In R&D Funding Projects. WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – March 26, 2019 — Kantara Initiative, the only industry organization focused on 3rd party assessed digital identity and privacy assurance frameworks, announced today the appointment of Ruth Puente as a […]


Kantara Initiative approves Experian’s CrossCore® platform for conformance with NIST 800-63-3 IAL2 

Certification emphasizes Experian’s commitment to helping the public sector identify individuals more accurately and provide an improved customer experience Costa Mesa, Calif., Feb. 07, 2019 — Remote identity proofing is recognized as a top priority for many public sector and health institutions, and these organizations need access to effective solutions. […]


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 […]