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White Paper (Draft)

A Taxonomic Approach to Understanding Emerging Blockchain Identity Management Systems

Date Published: July 9, 2019
Comments Due: August 9, 2019 (public comment period is CLOSED)
Email Questions to: blockchain-idms-paper@nist.gov

Author(s)

Loïc Lesavre (NIST), Priam Varin (NIST), Peter Mell (NIST), Michael Davidson (NIST), James Shook (NIST)

Abstract

Keywords

blockchain; credential; data ownership; decentralized identifier; distributed ledger; identity management; public key infrastructure; self-sovereign identity; smart contract; user-controlled identity wallet; zero-knowledge proof
Control Families

None selected

Documentation

Publication:
White Paper (DOI)

Supplemental Material:
Local Download (pdf)
Comment template (xls)

Document History:
07/09/19: White Paper (Draft)
01/14/20: White Paper (Final)