Guest Blogs

  • Jan 5, 2021 in Guest Blogs, News by DIACC

    Protecting Privacy While Reopening Economies

    The Value of the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework Co-written by Kaliya Young, IdentityWoman & Joni Brennan, DIACC President Around the world, people are suffering due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of this...

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    3 minute read

  • Dec 16, 2020 in Guest Blogs by DIACC

    Exploring Facial Biometrics. What is it?

    Contributions made by members of the DIACC's Outreach Expert Committee In 2017 Apple unveiled a new biometric sensor in its flagship iPhone X, and the media couldn’t stop talking about “Face ID.” Fast-forward three years:...

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    6 minute read

  • May 14, 2020 in Guest Blogs, Members by DIACC

    OARO: Fighting COVID-19 with Automated Temperature Screening

    by Brenan Isabelle, Director, Enterprise Solutions, OARO As the world is grappling with coronavirus (COVID-19), minds are churning with the desire to come up with innovative ideas. We need solutions, and fast. Leveraging our OARO...

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    3 minute read

  • May 14, 2020 in Guest Blogs, Members by DIACC

    Reliance on the Internet and the Battle Against COVID-19 Highlight the Need for Multi-Channel Authentication

    By Karl P. Kilb III, CEO, Boloro Global Ltd. Today, as COVID-19 rocks the world, the importance of digital identity solutions are only emphasized. We are pleased to share a number of guest blogs in...

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    4 minute read

  • Apr 28, 2020 in Guest Blogs by DIACC

    Yoti’s Commitment to Doing Good During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    by Leigh Day, Business Development Manager, Canada, Yoti In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the team at Yoti made a pledge. We are offering free, contactless identity verification for health organizations and volunteer initiatives working...

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    5 minute read

  • Mar 23, 2020 in Guest Blogs, News by DIACC

    In a work-from-home world, a reliable digital ID is ever more important

    by Michelle Johnston, Consultant, Government Strategy and Innovation, Equifax Canada In the wake of COVID-19, Canada and the world are experiencing unprecedented changes to the regular course of business. Many companies have shown tremendous leadership...

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    15 minute read

  • Mar 19, 2020 in Guest Blogs, News by DIACC

    Digital Identity Offers a Business Continuity Roadmap to Reduce the Impact of COVID-19 in Canada

    by Matthew Unger, CEO, iComply For most Canadians today, physical human interaction is required to complete most major financial transactions. Many of Canada’s largest banks, insurance companies, real estate agencies, mortgage brokers, credit unions, and...

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    4 minute read

  • Jan 28, 2020 in DIACC Industry Insights, Guest Blogs by DIACC

    Why Canadians Should Care about Digital ID in Open Banking

    By Kevin Morris, Strategy and Programs Director, Large Credit Union Coalition (LCUC) For financial services in Canada, 2019 was an important year, as it featured several major events by the Canadian government to accelerate digitization...

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    4 minute read

  • Sep 12, 2019 in DIACC Industry Insights, Guest Blogs, News by DIACC

    Trust in the Financial Sector: An Age Old Problem, A Modern Solution Needed

    By Carrie Forbes, Chief Strategy Officer, League Data Within the world of financial services, trust is core to the foundation of business and is assumed to be established in an exchange of these services. In...

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    4 minute read

  • Jul 18, 2018 in Guest Blogs, News by DIACC

    Digital Identity & Civic Action: PlaceSpeak Civic Networks White Paper

    DIACC member PlaceSpeak recently published a new white paper, "Civic Networks: The Future of Community Engagement" outlining the shortcomings of global social networks and the huge potential of place-based networks rooted in verifiable digital identity....

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    8 minute read