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Verifiable Credentials, wherever, whenever

Verifiable Credentials, wherever, whenever

The digital age demands we identify ourselves on a variety of digital platforms, using more or less efficient, but fallible password presentation systems. Adding to this need is the digitalization of any type of document relating to our identities, such as a valid passport, driving license, qualification, certificate, university student card, university degree diploma, and …

Blockchain: how do “verifiable credentials” work?

Blockchain: how do “verifiable credentials” work?

In the era of digital identities, everyone has official documents that need to be digitized and regularly consulted. However, they are far too rarely actually verified. In this context, in order to prevent fraud and guarantee the authenticity of these kinds of specific documents, also called “digital credentials”, an international standard of “verifiable credentials” has …

What are Verifiable Credentials? Definition and use cases

What are Verifiable Credentials? Definition and use cases

Have you ever wondered whether you could digitize your identity? Well, your “official” identity that is. Everyone has a series of documents or certificates issued by official bodies, attesting to their identity, qualifications and skills in relation to administrative bodies, the state, or any other type of institution.  Collectively, these documents are increasingly referred to …

EBSI: blockchain’s importance in Europe

EBSI: blockchain’s importance in Europe

In the news almost every day, the digital transformation of society is quickly gathering pace across economic sectors, and in the management of our daily lives. Aware of the digital opportunities, but also the risks, Europe has begun to invest in blockchain technology and solutions, in order to guarantee the data security of its citizens. …

Verifiable credentials on the EBSI blockchain: everything you need to know about fr.EBSI project

Verifiable credentials on the EBSI blockchain: everything you need to know about fr.EBSI project

Not familiar with the EBSI or fr.EBSI acronyms? Not sure what a Verifiable Credential is? Step by step, let’s discover the French governmental project fr.EBSI and its deliverables. The players of the fr.EBSI project The fr.EBSI project is a winner of the CEF Telecom 2020-FR-IA-0099 European call. This is the French governmental project within the …

Blockchain, the new skills passport?

Blockchain, the new skills passport?

Companies’ current recruitment processes still favor qualifications over competences, since the latter are more difficult to verify. While a diploma or certification attests to a level acquired and validated at a given moment, it may not be an accurate snapshot of that same person’s skills a few years later. However today soft and hard skills …

Digital diploma : what are the advantages?

Digital diploma : what are the advantages?

Every day, more and more sectors are taking a keener interest in the paperless office and storing credentials and records in a secure electronic space on the blockchain. The world of education is certainly no exception. Blockchain technology is now offering a revolutionary new way for academic, learning and training institutions, like Ifocop, to issue …

The Digital Credentials Press Room

The Digital Credentials Press Room

Find here all the history of BCdiploma and its Digital Credentials, Micro-Credentials and Open Badges blockchain solution… since 2017! Press articles, partner publications, interviews and testimonials: you will know everything about the use of blockchain technology applied to higher education and the issue of dematerialization of credentials with probative value. You are a journalist and …

Verifiable Credential Use Cases in Education

Verifiable Credential Use Cases in Education

The goal of this article is to provide a definition of “verifiable credentials,” and a complete use case for a large university. Here, you will find the introduction to a White Paper on the Dem-Attest-ULille Blockchain Project, led by the University of Lille, France’s largest public university with nearly 80,000 students, and pioneer and driver …