Press Releases


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]