Verifiable Credentials Using Blockchain | Digital Identity | Microsoft Ignite 2020

published 11 months ago by Microsoft Mechanics

in control of your own identity online. Owning your identity is more relevant than ever. In the digital environment, it’s hard to retain ownership of your identity once you’ve shared it. Every time you give away personal information in exchange for a service — like bank account numbers, proof of education, or even employment, it’s now in the custody of those different institutions. You no longer control the data associated with them, and you can’t take it back. Verifiable Credentials is one of the most exciting and transformative areas of innovation. Verifiable Credentials and Decentralized Identifiers help you share your verifiable credentials without giving up your privacy. No one company or institution can control or store your information centrally— you can revoke your verifiable credentials at any time. Joy Chik, Microsoft’s Identity CVP, joins Jeremy Chapman to show you how it works and gives you the key steps to get up and running. ► QUICK LINKS: 00:00 - Introduction 00:07 - New solution: Verifiable Credentials 01:39 - What is it, and how do things change? 02:16 - See how it all works 06:29 - Blockchain-based 08:04 - Get it up and running 13:26 - Where else are Verifiable Credentials applied? 14:08 - Links to learn more ► Link References: To learn more and get all of the tutorials, go to . Download the Verifiable Credentials SDK and create your own DID at . Keep up to date with our Decentralized Identity blog at . Unfamiliar with Microsoft Mechanics? We are Microsoft’s official video series for IT. You can watch and share valuable content and demos of current and upcoming tech from the people who build it at Microsoft. Subscribe to our YouTube: Follow us on Twitter: Follow us on LinkedIn: Follow us on Facebook:

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