IDLab’s Hyperledger Ursa security review explained

November 2, 2022

IDLab services Lab Announcement

Learn more about our URSA code review findings in this video.

Our President, Pierre Roberge, sat down with the Hyperledger Foundation back in September to discuss our Hyperledger Ursa independent code review. Ursa is the security underpinnings for digital credentials that are delivered using Hyperledger technology. 

As Pierre explains in this video, the problem was: “There [had] never been an arms-length, independent review of [Ursa].”

With Hyperledger growing in popularity across Canada as a way to deliver digital credential solutions, there was a need to to examine Ursa for any major risks. 

As Pierre explains, “in a mindset of: trust but verify, we performed the security review with partners and gave the thumbs up to the sponsor organization to say that the Ursa library was well implemented, with best practices in place, and ready to go.” 

Learn more about our findings in this video and why in-depth security and privacy hygiene is important for digital credential delivery throughout the design, build and deliver process.

That's what they say ;-)

“In our view, digital identity is a fundamental building block of Canada’s future financial infrastructure. That infrastructure must be built to meet not just today’s needs, but the future that Canadians demand and deserve. Our sponsorship of IDLab reflects our strong desire to move digital identity initiatives forward, and our belief in openness and transparency.”

Dan Dickinson, Equitable Bank


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