Alberto Crespo
Atos Digital Security Magazine

Self-Sovereign Identity can be considered as the most significant paradigm shift, surpassing the more established centralised and federated approaches that have shaped identity management in the past decades. SSI are user-centric digital identities that provide individuals with control and ownership over their personal information.
Addressing the interests of a broad audience, including cybersecurity experts, IAM leaders, technology adopters, and future end-users, the author delves into SSI in considerable depth as one of the latest and most robust trends in Digital Identity Management, covering:

  • The main cybersecurity challenges and motivation for SSI
  • SSI features and benefits
  • EU initiatives and market impact of SSI
  • Conclusion: Key research and innovation (R&I) projects with a focus on SSI