May 2021 - 4000 Words
Blockchain started as the backbone for cryptocurrencies and emerged as one ofthe most relevant technologies of the last decade. Today blockchain has numerous fields of application, one of these is in the identity management landscape. Identity management is the process to manage users’ identities and provide accessto technology resources. This process is gaining importance due to the growing number of digital identities that we deal with. As an increasing number of peoplehave been spending time online and as more activities have been drifting toward the digital world due to the recent pandemic, the notion of identity slided from the physical world to the digital world as well. The new idea of identity is inter-esting and complex at the same time and it represents the digital fingerprint ofa person in the digital space. Who you are with respect to how other see you, isa relevant question that we want to address when giving a definition of digital identity.