Martin Slijkhuis

Every user needs a digital identity they own, that can securely and privately store all their personal data. This self-owned (de-centralized) identity (DID) must be intuitive and convenient to manage, and provide complete control over how identity data is accessed and used.

Self Sovereign Identity; To ensure long-term sustainability in the market, companies from the identity sector (e.g. trust services providers) should seek to understand the implications of reusable trust in the form of Verifiable Credentials, and the value-add that DIDs can bring. The public sector needs to enable the issuance and attestation of credentials for its citizens and organizations in this new identity layer.

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