Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security Resource Center

Computer Security
Resource Center

White Paper

A Taxonomic Approach to Understanding Emerging Blockchain Identity Management Systems

Date Published: January 14, 2020

Author(s)

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

Abstract

Keywords

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

None selected

Documentation

Publication:
White Paper (DOI)

Supplemental Material:
Local Download (pdf)

Related NIST Publications:
NISTIR 8202

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