How is it possible to identify people or companies beyond doubt in a modern digital world? This article shows the necessity for digital identification with self-sovereign digital identities (SSI) today and outlines how it can be performed. The authors present ideas for applications by implementing a project reference platform using the “need-to-know” approach and by using a blockchain to find reliable information about the nature and type of risk of certain assets.
- Identity management
- Digital identities (DIDs)
- Verifiable credential model
- Self-sovereign identity (SSI)