Main Incubator's Helge Michael – discover on Industry Insights

Main Incubator's Helge Michael – discover on Industry Insights

Industry Insights: Self-Sovereign Identity and eIDAS

Traditional exact identification methods like postal authorization in Web 1.0 or video-ident in Web 2.0 are facing similar problems. They are expensive, prone to high abortion rates, and are bulky for consumers. On the other hand, quick and already established ways of digital identification like online passwords and signing in with preexisting online accounts have been shown to insufficiently secure user data and present an important factor in customer attrition. How could Web 3.0 change the way digital identification works and what does the European Commission and their so-called ‘eIDAS’ have to do with that?

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About the lecturer

Helge Michael works for Main Incubator, the research and development unit of Commerzbank. Within Main Incubator he leads several projects, funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Actions.

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