Publications

January 18, 2023

Digital Identity’s Role in Open Banking

Have you come across the term “Open Banking” and wanted to know more?

December 15, 2022

Learning Series – What is a digital identity? - Part 4

Part four in our digital identity learning series is now available. Take a read to learn more about the factors affecting the widespread adoption of digital credentials, and the role higher degrees of trust and security (levels of assurance) play in both adoption and protecting information.

October 21, 2022

Learning Series – What is a digital identity? - Part 3

This chapter looks at the Canadian laws surrounding personal information, digital identity models and the principle of self-sovereign identity. Learn more about some of the fundamental notions and underlying technologies that are propelling the idea of digital identities to the forefront of industry within Canada.

July 22, 2022

Learning Series – What is a digital identity? - Part 2

We’ve published a second chapter elaborating on key terms and concepts that allow identity to take place on the digital stage. We answer questions such as what a digital ID might look like, while taking you on the journey of its lifecycle, from beginning to end.

May 2022

Trust Registry – Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA)

Contains the summary of results of an engagement with CIRA on the subject of decentralized identity trust registries.

May 19, 2022

Hyperledger URSA – Ursa Code Review

Contains results of review of the Hyperledger Ursa codebase for production deployments.

May 13, 2022

Learning Series – What is a digital identity? - Part 1

The first part of this learning series defines identity, introduces key terms and their relationship to each other, then illustrates these concepts in a real world setting.

April 1, 2021

Digital identity – 7 points to remember

As part of a webinar from the "Association québécoise des technologies" presented by the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Pierre Roberge, General Manager of the Digital Identity Laboratory, presented the fundamentals of digital identity. Here is a cheat sheet summarizing seven key points.

December 2020

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 is the digital wallet for users. This document proposes what a trusted digital wallet should aim to do. Without it, software developers are left to guess, the marketplace offering will be fragmented, and ultimately will result in delaying the adoption of user-centric digital identity solution.

That's what they say ;-)

“Canada’s first IDlab is an initiative that the Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) is proud to have helped establish. As the DIACC pushes significant projects forward, such as the launch of the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework, we are glad to have a partner like the IDLab by our side.”

Joni Brennan, DIACC

Blog

Read the blog