The Internet has over 3.5 million users – a number that continues to climb with each passing day. For many of us, the online world has managed to cement itself as one of the bare necessities of our lives and is something we couldn’t imagine living without. Many people depend on it for their entire businesses and livelihoods.
The Internet transcends many of our boundaries, has become one of the major forces behind globalization. We use it to stay in contact with friends and family, do our weekly shopping, and even to buy property and make investments.
Naturally, many of these transactions require us to verify our identity.
The Current State of Identity Management in 2017
Our current identity systems are planned and managed centrally. This leads to subpar integration between systems, and strips control away from the users. It causes increased threats, data leaks, loss of privacy and even identity theft…