Creditencia talk on privacy

Privacy and security on the Internet and with ITC in general are becomming more and more of an issue. However there is already some technologies existing to address some of these issues.

This semester in the CS department we had a talk by a Mcgill adjunct professor who is one of the founders of Credentica, a company specialized in identity and access management. Their technology is quite interesting; it allows for example, multiple parties to exchange information about an individual between parties, but only with the individual concent. They call this non-intrusive identity services. The speaker gave us a hint
that the main reason these kind of technologies are not used much yet in governmental agencies for example are mainly political.

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