Entries by Gerhard Hassenstein

Self-Sovereign Identities – Will we control our identity ourselves in the future?

In the real world we can identify ourselves easily and securely, but in the virtual world we still cannot. For digital identification, there are now several variants, but not always satisfactory. Now, self-sovereign identity seems to be gaining acceptance. Our author, BFH researcher Gerhard Hassenstein, explains what it has over the other concepts. Decentralised identities […]

Secure identities are needed for the trust of customers

Isolated, centralised or decentralised – here, two researchers from BFH Technik und Informatik compare the advantages and disadvantages of the different solutions for identification Identity management refers to processes and services that deal with the collection, administration and use of electronic identities. An electronic identity management system must find the right balance between user-friendliness, security […]

How companies handle electronic business processes securely

The expansion of the Swissdec information platform places new security requirements on the identification and authentication of participating companies. The Swissdec Enterprise Authentication (SUA) comprises the processes for registration, configuration as well as renewal and revocation, which allow a company to obtain a Swissdec Enterprise Certificate and thus make the data exchange secure and binding. […]