Press Releases

  • Apr 4, 2022 in News, Press Releases by DIACC

    Privacy, Security, and Choice Drive Canadians’ Desire for Digital ID

    Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada Research Finds Canadians Want Digital ID that is user-centric and aligns with their values Access the full 2021 Research ReportAccess the Multi-page SynopsisAccess the One-page Synopsis Toronto, April...

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  • Oct 7, 2021 in News, Press Releases by DIACC

    ICTC and DIACC Collaboration

    ICTC and DIACC Collaborate to Ramp Up Innovation in Identity Management, Security, and Data Privacy (Ottawa, October 7, 2021) The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) and the Digital Identity Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)...

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  • Sep 21, 2021 in Interoperability, Press Releases by DIACC

    The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada and Prompt announce a partnership

    The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada and Prompt announce a partnership to support Quebec companies’ cyber-resiliency September 21, 2021 - The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) and Prompt are pleased...

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  • Sep 14, 2021 in Press Releases by DIACC

    Be a Digital ID Champion

    Canadian leaders must prioritize and champion digital ID to unlock capabilities for social inclusion and economic recovery TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2021 — More than 100 financial institutions, telcos, technology companies, consulting companies, SMEs, academic partners,...

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  • May 31, 2021 in Members, News, Press Releases by DIACC

    Canada’s Community of Digital Identity Leaders Grows to Over 100 Members

    Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) welcomes the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, City of Toronto, Deloitte, the Province of Quebec, and VISA as members. Toronto, June 1, 2021 — Governments and businesses...

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  • Apr 19, 2021 in Letters from the President, News, Press Releases by DIACC

    DIACC welcomes Budget 2021 investments for digital transformation and innovation

    Canada’s trusted digital ID leader, the DIACC, welcomes Budget 2021 investments for digital transformation and Canadian innovation TORONTO, APRIL 19, 2021 — Joni Brennan, President of the Digital Identification and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)...

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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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  • 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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  • Jul 16, 2020 in News, Press Releases by DIACC

    New Partnership to Advance Digital Identity in Quebec & Across Canada

    TORONTO, MONTRÉAL July 16, 2020 – The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) and TechnoMontréal, the Technology Cluster of Greater Montréal, are pleased to announce a new partnership to propel collaboration to accelerate...

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  • Mar 19, 2020 in Press Releases by DIACC

    Creation of the first National Digital Identity Laboratory

    TORONTO, GATINEAU March 19, 2020 - The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) is pleased to announce a collaborative partnership with Canada's cybersecurity cluster, In-Sec-M, to create the first national digital identity lab....

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