Trinsic Basics: Open Source SSI Codebases

In a previous post, we discussed Trinsic’s commitment to making sure our platform is based on the most recent self-sovereign identity (SSI) standards. Because of that commitment, solutions built with Trinsic will always be interoperable and untethered from vendor lock-in. We implement those standards through open source codebases which power everything we do at Trinsic. […]

SSI Has an Identity Problem

Before the word ‘elephant’ was broadly used, how would one describe the big, leathery animal? Source: J. Himmelfarb (artist G. Renee Guzlas) Each of these people call the elephant something different because they each have a different perspective. When you think about it, an elephant really is like a big wall with a snake and spears coming […]

Trinsic Basics: What Are SSI Standards?

Standards are an important part of the Trinsic platform. Our vision is that people everywhere will have a digital identity that’s as legitimate as their real-world identity. In the real world, standards are an important part of identity. Why do you think that driver’s licenses from different states contain the same information? Or transcripts from […]

Webinar Recap: Making Money with SSI

Self-sovereign identity (SSI) promises to deliver innovation and value in every industry for a variety of use cases. It’s already picking up steam in financial services, healthcare, and government sectors around the world. But in order to get widespread adoption, sustainable business cases need to be developed—not just use cases. In our recent expert-panel webinar, […]

Trinsic & Zapier Partner to Bring SSI to 2000+ Applications

G-Suite, Office 365, Slack, Stripe, Asana, Twilio, Trello, Salesforce, LinkedIn, WordPress, HubSpot, Zoom, Typeform, Discord. What are two things these applications have in common? Odds are, you are a user of one or more of them. They now work seamlessly with self-sovereign identity (SSI). In our eternal quest to make SSI easier to adopt, Trinsic […]

Trinsic Basics: The Three Models of Digital Identity

Digital identity has advanced over time, most recently culminating in self-sovereign identity (SSI). In this Trinsic Basics post, we are going to briefly cover the different models of digital identity and how SSI is the next step in the digital identity evolution. The content in this post is inspired by a blog post written by […]

Blockchain Is the Least Interesting Thing About Self-Sovereign Identity

This blog post was originally posted on Riley Hughes’s (Co-founder & CEO of Trinsic) personal Medium blog. Blockchain is the least interesting thing about self-sovereign identity (SSI), and yet proponents and naysayers both spend too much time talking about it. Given the interest blockchain has garnered over the last several years, claiming other things are more interesting […]

Trinsic Basics: What Are Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs)?

“Identifiers” are how you are identified as a unique person and recognized as that same unique person over time. With other people, your primary identifier is your face. With organizations, it might be a student ID, social security number, or driver’s license number. Online, it might be a username, phone number, or email address. Using […]

Simplifying SSI-Based Solutions to Focus on Adoption

When the outbreak of COVID-19 started, Michael Corning, the Cryptocosm Architect at Secours.io, wanted to build a self-sovereign identity (SSI) based app that would help reopen his local economy in Sisters, Oregon without reopening the pandemic. As we all know, how easy it is to adopt a new technology or software plays a key role […]

Empowering Doctors with Self-Sovereign Identity

We’re continuing our COVID-19 blog series interviews with Leah Houston, MD. Leah is an emergency doctor that has practiced medicine across the United States for nearly 10 years. She is currently working on an identity project around physician and later patient identities using self-sovereign identity (SSI). We asked Leah to share her thoughts on how […]