Digital Identity

Digital identity is the data that uniquely describes a person or a thing and contains information about the subject's relationships.The social identity that an internet user establishes through digital identities in cyberspace is referred to as online identity.A critical problem in cyberspace is knowing with whom one is interacting. Currently there are no ways to precisely determine the identity of a person in digital space. Even though there are attributes associated to a person's digital identity, these attributes or even identities can be changed, masked or dumped and new ones created.
Posts about Digital Identity
    • What it will take to make digital identity real

      The biggest problem with digital identity is that it’s sort of just a pain in the ass. As banks, governments and e-commerce giants try to solve the issue of customers having account overload and password amnesia, the problem becomes that security is just inconvenient: there are so many required security specs for passwords, are many different passwords to remember, it’s just e ...

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    • WTF is digital identity?

      Moving shopping and banking online means our transactions are more than making money: They’re about getting data. “People are extremely aware of how digitized their lives have become and how little control over that. They want to know that if they’re providing this info they’re getting something for it and it’s not just for banks or large technology companies to use for their ...

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