Papers and Projects

DIACC members produce papers, research, and concepts to inform business, legal, and technical audiences around economic focused and impactful digital identification issues. Papers may be forward looking or may analyze a past perspective. Research is Canadian principled with international value. Projects learn fast, test viability, identify impacts and regulatory considerations.

  • Mar 18, 2021 in Papers & Projects by DIACC

    DIACC White Paper: Consumer Digital Identity Leveraging Blockchain

    The Commission on Enhancing National Cyber Security report from December 1st, 2016 emphasized the importance of securing and growing the digital economy. In line with the recommendations from this document, and in compliance with the...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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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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    10 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...

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  • May 21, 2020 in News, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    Directory of Products That Assess Identification Documents & Verify Identity

    The DIACC is pleased to publish the first iteration of the Directory of Products That Assess Identification Documents & Verify Identity. This Directory is designed to provide an overview of providers’ solutions which use government...

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  • May 13, 2020 in Members, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    Self-Assessment: CitizenOne by Vivvo

    This document is intended to be used by identity network providers that want to demonstrate how their solution fits into the framework and requirements as described in the Making Sense of Identity Networks white paper....

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  • May 13, 2020 in Members, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    Self-Assessment: Verified.Me by SecureKey Technologies Inc.

    This document is intended to be used by identity network providers that want to demonstrate how their solution fits into the framework and requirements as described in the Making Sense of Identity Networks white paper....

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    5 minute read

  • May 13, 2020 in News, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    A Summary: Making Sense of Identity Networks

    Who do identity networks serve, what functions do they support, and what are some key questions to consider, when selecting a network? This infographic distills the key concepts laid out in the DIACC white paper...

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  • May 13, 2020 in News, Papers & Projects by DIACC

    Making Sense of Identity Networks

    This DIACC white paper is based on research performed by DIACC member Consult Hyperion and developed in consultation with DIACC through a community review process, provides an objective and impartial comparison of identity networks. Considering...

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