News

  • Mar 15, 2021 in News by DIACC

    DIACC Trustmark Verification Program Manager

    The Digital Identification & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) is seeking a Trustmark Verification Program Manager to support the DIACC Voilà Verified program. This is a part-time remote position with the potential to grow into...

    Read more Go to link

    5 minute read

  • Feb 22, 2021 in News, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    Decentralized Identity and DIACC PCTF Authentication

    While the Authentication component may have been mostly developed before Decentralized Identity approaches emerged, this document demonstrates that Authentication is applicable in the context of Decentralized Identity systems and encourages service providers not to lose...

    Read more Go to link

    20 minute read

  • Feb 16, 2021 in News, Papers & Projects, Press Releases by DIACC

    Covid has accelerated Canadians’ demand for digital ID

    Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada research finds that three-quarters of Canadians feel it’s important to have a secure, trusted, and privacy-enhancing digital ID to safely and securely make transactions online Access the full...

    Read more Go to link

    4 minute read

  • Jan 26, 2021 in News by DIACC

    DIACC International Pilots Special Interest Group “Un-panel”

    In recognition of the 2021 International Data Privacy Day taking place January 28th, Joni Brennan, President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC), hosts an "un-panel" with guests from around the world who...

    Read more Go to link

    50 minute read

  • Jan 19, 2021 in News by DIACC

    The PCTF is a tool for implementing Canada’s Digital Charter

    It’s well-established that digital technology is the defining force of our modern lives. Work, play, social, commercial and political interactions are all taking place online. In the era of social distancing, the already crucial migration...

    Read more Go to link

    4 minute read

  • 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...

    Read more Go to link

    3 minute read

  • Dec 15, 2020 in News, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    Making Sense of Digital Wallets

    Guidelines for Design Recent advances in the state of the art of digital identity systems are putting the user back in control of their information and their privacy. An important building block of this advancement...

    Read more Go to link

    10 minute read

  • Dec 9, 2020 in News by DIACC

    DIACC Year End Achievements and Milestones 2020

    We're proud of the many accomplishments of the DIACC community. Download the paper.

    Read more Go to link

    10 minute read

  • Dec 9, 2020 in News by DIACC

    Help Define and Design the Future of Canada’s Levels of Assurance with DIACC

    Online transactions, interactions, and service delivery are no longer aspirational end-states. In the wake of COVID-19, digital has become the default for many Canadians and industries. Making that default work long-term means earning and maintaining...

    Read more Go to link

    7 minute read

  • Oct 27, 2020 in News, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    DIACC Five Year Strategic Plan

    Regardless of how the landscape evolves, the DIACC must have clear goals and actions to support positive strategic outcomes in line with DIACC members' values, across the range of scenarios. Download the paper: DIACC Five...

    Read more Go to link

    15 minute read