WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a major cybersecurity, and IoT company have declared the full deployment of its CertifyID, integrating digital ID with Blockchain.
WISeKey which is the leader in Digital Identification and Blockchain is currently implementing its CertifyID in some of the countries. Earlier, the company has declared collaboration with the Government of Andhra Pradesh, which is the seventh largest state of India. The main purpose behind this is to examine the implementation of Digital Identity Blockchain to increase the provision and security of Citizen’s Identity, place citizens at the focus of government services utilizing WISeKey PKI based Blockchain technology as the main solution to protect government recorded data.
CertifyID works as a Digital Identity dual factor authentication based technology which sits on the top of the Blockchain. The CertifyID Blockchain is continuously expanding as new blocks are added to it along with new set of recordings. Each and every CertifyID Blockchain receives a copy of the Blockchain and it is download instantly upon joining the CertifyID network. The system is fully decentralized and it can be served at local or national level through a distributed identity ledger operated by trusted parties spread around the Blockchain.
CertifyID Blockchain also runs with mobiles through WISeID app granting users of the app to store their Digital Identity and passwords on an encrypted wallet. The wallet generates hard-to-crack passwords and securely synchronized the data between various computers and devices on different platforms with the help of a safe cloud storage.
OISTE Activating CertifyID
At the core of the platform lies OISTE-WISeKey Cryptographic Root of Trust (RoT) that has been widely utilized since 1999 by more than 2.6 billion desktops, browsers, mobile services, SSL certificates and IoT devices. The OISTE WISeKey Cryptographic RoT is unique and is a leader in the development of Digital Identities and distributed digital ledgers
Presently, more than 1.3 billion people are undocumented and don’t have an identity off the radar for important economics services such as food, education, and healthcare. With the help of CertifyID Blockchain, the platform incorporates state-of-art technologies linked to the Digital Identity and Blockchain. Further, it is linked with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals main purpose of giving each person on the planet with a solid and unchangeable digital identity based on simple, inter-operable standards by 2030.
Initially, the United Nations want to build scalable identity systems by 2020. The drive was released at the beginning of ID2020 Summit Harnessing Digital Identity for the Global Community conducted at UN headquarters in New York before 2 years.