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  • 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...

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  • 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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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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    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...

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  • 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...

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  • Oct 21, 2020 in News by DIACC

    The Next Evolution of Levels of Assurance in Canada

    Levels of Assurance (LOA) play a foundational role in the world of standards, digital identity, and digital transactions. Put simply, LOA is the degree of confidence in the validity of a claim, process, or authentication....

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  • Sep 15, 2020 in News, Press Releases by DIACC

    Newly Launched Digital ID Framework to Begin Testing in Canada

    Governments and Businesses to Begin Testing Across Canada TORONTO, September 15, 2020 - The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (“DIACC”) today announced the launch of the Pan-Canadian Trust FrameworkTM (“PCTF”), a set of...

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  • Sep 12, 2020 in News by DIACC

    Progressing the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF)

    Since 2016, the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada's (DIACC) Trust Framework Expert Committee (TFEC) has been developing the Pan-Canadian Trust FrameworkTM (PCTF). It is one framework with many partners, and we thank all...

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  • Aug 7, 2020 in News by DIACC

    2021 Pre-Budget Submission

    DIACC’s Written Submission for the Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2021 Budget Ahead of the 2021 federal budget, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance has asked Canadians to share their input.  DIACC is pleased...

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