Digital Identity and Identification: Definitions – Continued

In the previous post, I defined the following terms: Digital Identity Identification Claim Authentication Authorization Credentials Transaction Identity In this post, I will discuss two more concepts: Digital identity ecosystem and level of assurance (“LoA”) of an identification process. The digital identity ecosystem consists of three parties, the subject, the OSP, the CSP and the relationship between each two. The LoA of an identification process is the … Continue reading Digital Identity and Identification: Definitions – Continued

Digital Identity and Identification: Definitions

In a nutshell, the digital identity of a person is the set of all the [personal] information and data about that person, that exist on the Internet. A person’s identity on the Internet is verified through a process called identification. Identification consists of three steps: the claim of identity by a subject, authentication and authorization. Claims of Identity: When a subject wants to create a … Continue reading Digital Identity and Identification: Definitions