The internet was originally created without any native identity layer for users. However, as technology evolved, Web 2.0 or the internet that we know and use today has become increasingly reliant on a “digital trust framework” to establish unique identities and trust between individuals and organizations worldwide.
Also known more colloquially as “digital identities,” these unique identifiers consist of a multitude of personal identifiable information (PII) about an individual, organization, or electronic device that is a part of the world wide web.
Digital Identities: The Backstory
Whether for online banking, purchasing goods and services, accessing government services, or booking medical appointments, almost everything you do online is tied to your …