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posted on 24.03.2022, 16:52 by Nitin Naik, Paul JenkinsPaul Jenkins
Digital identity is the key element of digital transformation in representing any real-world entity in the digital form. To ensure a successful digital future the requirement for an effective digital identity is paramount, especially as demand increases for digital services. Several Identity Management (IDM) systems are developed to cope with identity effectively, nonetheless, existing IDM systems have some limitations corresponding to identity and its management such as sovereignty, storage and access control, security, privacy and safeguarding, all of which require further improvement. Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) is an emerging IDM system which incorporates several required features to ensure that identity is sovereign, secure, reliable and generic. It is an evolving IDM system, thus it is essential to analyse its various features to determine its effectiveness in coping with the dynamic requirements of identity and its current challenges. This paper proposes numerous governing principles of SSI to analyse any SSI ecosystem and its effectiveness. Later, based on the proposed governing principles of SSI, it performs a comparative analysis of the two most popular SSI ecosystems uPort and Sovrin to present their effectiveness and limitations.

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Presented at

2020 IEEE International Symposium on Systems Engineering (ISSE)

Published in

2020 IEEE International Symposium on Systems Engineering (ISSE)

Publisher

IEEE

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Citation

Naik, N. and Jenkins, P. (2020) 'Governing principles of self-sovereign identity applied to blockchain enabled privacy preserving identity management systems', In 2020 IEEE International Symposium on Systems Engineering (ISSE) (pp. 1-6). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ISSE49799.2020.9272212

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2687-881X

Electronic ISSN

2687-8828

ISBN

978-1-7281-8602-3

Cardiff Met Affiliation

  • Cardiff School of Technologies

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Paul Jenkins

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