The DIACC’s Voilà Verified is the first and only certification program to determine digital identity service compliance with the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework™ (PCTF).
A Voilà Verified Trustmark signals market leadership by demonstrating secure, accessible, interoperable services that meet international standards and regulations.
Designed with DIACC’s core values of privacy, security, and choice at the forefront and vetted with impartiality and world-class competency, Voilà Verified strengthens Canada’s digital economy by indicating assurance and trusted digital identity solutions on a global scale.
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Trustmark Oversight Board
The Voilà Verified Trustmark Oversight Board (TOB) is composed of third-party, volunteer industry professionals who bring international expertise in areas of identity, auditing, compliance, and information security. Subject to impartiality, confidentiality, and conflict of interest policies, the TOB provides independent oversight of the program and makes final decisions regarding the verification of services and networks, and the accreditation of Assessors, Readiness Advisors, and Testing Laboratories.
Meet the TOB:
Assistant Deputy Minister for Government Information Security and Cybersecurity
Ministère de la Cybersécurité et du Numérique, Quebec
Steve Waterhouse was appointed in 2022 as the Assistant Deputy Minister of Government Information Security and Cyber Security in the new Ministry of Cybersecurity and Digital.
Steve’s military career included training soldiers and oﬃcers in combat arms, and culminated in him becoming one of Canada’s ﬁrst cyber soldiers.
Steve has years of experience in computer network management – including with the Land Force Quebec Area Headquarters, and the Montreal base’s Metropolitan Network as their ﬁrst Information Systems Security Oﬃcer.
Additionally, Steve worked with the Royal Military College Saint-Jean, where he rebuilt their computer architecture.
Steve is passionate about giving back to the community, and shares his military and public speaking experience with the Canadian Cadet Youth Movement.
CEO, Cyber Security Entrepreneur
Björn Sjöholm has extensive experience and knowledge within cyber security, and has been working with IT-security since the early -90s.
Throught his career, Björn has been active in both business and security related projects. As a business leader, he has held executive leadership positions in cyber security specialised companies.
With a wealth of knowledge in regulatory and technology frameworks, Björn has worked with most standard technology platforms.
Björn works mainly with audits, compliance, cyber security advisory assignments and security architecture.
Business Law Group, Vancouver
Debra Finlay is a senior partner in the Business Law Group in Vancouver.
Domestic, international, public and private sector clients benefit from Debra’s experience, enabling her to manage all aspects of their complex commercial transactions while achieving their objectives.
Her practice is primarily focused on the areas of private company mergers and acquisitions and corporate commercial law.
Thematic Coordinator and Senior Engineer
Austrian Institute of Technology, Center for Digital Safety and Security
Bernhard Strobl, MSc (Dipl.-Ing.) is the Thematic Coordinator/Senior Engineer and Research Project Manager working in AIT – Austrian Institute of Technology, Center for Digital Safety and Security since 1987. He studied computer science at the technical university Vienna and has successfully applied his skills in various national and international projects.
Within AIT and at international level, he provides overall strategic guidance of industry-oriented R&D activities within the area of identity management, biometrics, embedded video analysis and coordination across projects: methodologies, technologies, tooling, SW-, HW-Modules.
He is an expert member in the CENELEC standardisation Technical Committee 224 Working Group 18″ Biometric application profiles for law enforcement and border control authorities using portable identification systems.