Public Review Period Announced for CAN/DGSI 103-3 Digital Trust and Identity Standard – Part 3: Digital Credentials

The Digital Governance Standards Institute (DGSI) is pleased to announce the opening of the public review period for CAN/DGSI 103-3: Digital Trust & Identity – Part 3 – Digital Credentials. This important standard defines the minimum requirements for digital credential management systems and is set to shape the future of digital trust and identity. The public review period will run for 60 days, commencing on October 17, 2023, and concluding on December 18, 2023.

Digital credentials are integral to secure, trusted interactions in our increasingly digital world. This standard will provide a robust framework for systems that issue, manage, store, present, and verify machine-readable digital credentials, ensuring their reliability, security, and interoperability.

Scope of the Standard

CAN/DGSI 103-3 outlines the minimum requirements for digital credential management systems, focusing on the following key areas:

    • Issuance of digital credentials
    • Management of digital credentials
    • Storage of digital credentials
    • Presentation of digital credentials
    • Verification of machine-readable digital credentials
 

This standard is a significant step toward enhancing the digital trust ecosystem, providing organizations, individuals, and service providers with a clear and universally recognized framework for ensuring trust in digital interactions.

Public Review Details

    • Start Date: October 17, 2023
    • End Date: December 18, 2023
    • Review Period: 60 days

The DGSI invites experts, stakeholders, and the public to participate in this public review period and provide valuable feedback. This is a unique opportunity to shape the future of digital credential management and contribute to a safer and more reliable digital environment.

How to Participate

To review the standard and submit your feedback, please visit CAN/DGSI 103-3.

Join us in the endeavor to advance digital trust and identity standards. Together, we can build a more secure and trustworthy digital future.

For media inquiries:

Darryl Kingston
Executive Director
Digital Governance Standards Institute
darryl.kingston@dgc-cgn.org

About the Digital Governance Standards Institute

The Digital Governance Standards Institute develops digital technology governance standards fit for global use. The Institute works with experts, as well as national and global partners and the public to develop national standards that reduce risk to Canadians and Canadian organizations adopting and using innovative digital technologies in today’s digital economy.  The Institute is an independent division of the Digital Governance Council. To learn more about the organization and its initiatives, visit www.dgc-cgn.org or contact info@dgc-cgn.org

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