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Digital Credentials: why blockchain is the new standard

Digital Credentials: why blockchain is the new standard

More reliable and efficient, the blockchain builds trust in the Digital Credentials industry. The term “Credentials” encompasses the notions of diplomas, qualifications, references, authorizations or professional titles. They are part of our daily lives: driver’s licence, university diploma, transcript, passport… Most of them are in physical form: plastic cards, identity papers, paper diplomas for example. …

Digital Credentials: legal proof and data privacy

Digital Credentials: legal proof and data privacy

Aurélie Bayle is legal consultant and PhD CIFRE student at the University of Montpellier. She has been supporting the blockchain start-up BCdiploma since its creation. Digital Credentials: definition and legal issues Digital Credentials are digital certificates issued by an institution: diplomas, skills or transcripts for the educational world for example… and whose blockchain makes it possible to …

How to spot a fake diploma?

How to spot a fake diploma?

The fake diploma is an emerging species! With many universities no longer printing paper diplomas, lying about a skill or certification has never been easier. Forging a diploma, inventing some training courses or adding false information to a resume are now common practices among unscrupulous applicants during a recruitment interview. For example, according to a …

How to use your BCdiploma certificate?

How to use your BCdiploma certificate?

Congratulations, your certificate just landed in your mailbox! Great news: your certificate is provided to you as a simple, secure web link, valid for life. It allows one-click access to your certified and tamper-proof certificate produced with BCdiploma blockchain technology. How to access your certificate? How to share it on your LinkedIn profile or print …

Tutorial: how to add a certification on LinkedIn

Tutorial: how to add a certification on LinkedIn

Since its creation in 2002, the social network LinkedIn has continued to expand its range of services offered to its users. One of them, “licenses and certifications”, allows the users to complete their profile with tangible elements in order to differentiate themselves in an increasingly competitive job market. Do you have a language certification, have …

What is an Open Badge?

What is an Open Badge?

Diplomas and training certificates are used to certify skills acquired during academic or apprenticeship training. However, there are many skills acquired over a lifetime or experience that do not appear on these official documents. “Soft skills” include leadership or advanced knowledge in a particular field such as a Google certification. This know-how acquired outside the …

5 innovations to accelerate the digital transformation in higher education

5 innovations to accelerate the digital transformation in higher education

For the last ten years or so, digital technology has been at the heart of the strategy implemented by universities around the world. This strategy has two objectives: to increase the attractiveness of universities and to promote student success. The digital revolution offers new opportunities every day to innovate and transform higher education. In a …

3 reasons to choose blockchain for digital credentials

3 reasons to choose blockchain for digital credentials

Quite simply, Efrei Paris is: the 1st private engineering school in digital, computer science and mathematics – Le Figaro Étudiant de 2021; The #1 ranked private IT engineering school in the Paris region for its close relationship with companies – L’Etudiant 2021; the post-secondary engineering school with the best image among companies – Kantar TNS …

What is the role of the blockchain in education?

What is the role of the blockchain in education?

Since the design of the first blockchain at the end of the 2000s, the blockchain has been revolutionizing many industries. From financial services with the rise of cryptocurrency and Bitcoin to healthcare for better access to personal patient data, the advent of the blockchain shows a significant need for data security in companies. The field …