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Gender parity is a topic often at the forefront of discussion, particularly in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) careers – a field largely dominated by men. While women are making strides in the tech scene, gender equality remains something that needs to be addressed. A recent survey found that […]

DIACC Women in Digital Identity


This new paper from DIACC member SecureKey Technologies summarizes the last phase of applied research that was funded by a grant from the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate. The paper captured “lessons learned” throughout the research project, which looked at identity networks, and specifically the model for […]

Consumer Digital Identity Leveraging Blockchain


What is the mission and vision of Northern Block? Northern Block is a blockchain consulting and venture creation firm that develops production-grade software, using cutting-edge blockchain and distributed technologies. The Northern Block team has dedicated themselves to building blockchain solutions because they believe that it unlocks a vast array of […]

Spotlight on Northern Block



Le français suit… STATUS: This review is now closed. Thank you for your participation! Notice of Intent: DIACC is collaborating to develop and publish a Verified Organization industry standard as a component of the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF) to set a baseline of public and private sector interoperability of identity services […]

Request for Comment and IPR Review: PCTF Verified Organization Draft ...


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When you consider the various players involved in identity verification, this number is quite large. Border security agents, cashiers at the provincially-owned liquor stores across Canada, employers and banks are a few that may come to mind. Identity verification is necessary across many industries and use cases: insurance, the gig […]

Who should Control or Regulate Identity Verification?


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Aperçu de l’évolution du CCIAN, de 2015 à 2019 Le Conseil Canadien de l’identification et de l’authentification numériques (CCIAN) a pris énormément d’expansion depuis sa création en 2012, grâce au travail acharné et au dévouement sans relâche de ses membres. Téléchargez un infographique accrocheur afin d’avoir un aperçu de l’évolution […]

Parcours du CCIAN: Rétrospective 2015-2019