Collaboration will lead to new identity solutions using blockchain technology
Boston, US – May 7, 2019 – Remme – a developer of the distributed Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) protocol and PKI-enabled apps has joined forces with Customer Identity Management company Ubisecure. The strategic partnership will enable both parties to collaborate to create identity solutions using blockchain technology.
Remme represents a new generation of DLT (distributed ledger technology) provider that is agile and supportive of technology alliances, especially those forged with operators outside of the blockchain industry. Ubisecure provides developers with a full stack API and toolkits to build secure, seamless customer experiences for their users. Ubisecure’s track record for simplifying customer identity without compromising on security complements Remme’s own work within the DLT sector, which operates to similar principles.
The partnership between the two companies is already bearing fruit thanks to a major POC currently underway. The identity solution POC involves a large F100 company seeking to bridge identity standards to DLT for blockchain-based Identity & Access Management (IAM) services. The initiative opens opportunities for both companies, as they seek to develop products that are suited to the demands of the rapidly evolving identity landscape.
In this new digital environment, which faces an increasing number of possible attack vectors, blockchain has the potential to solve several authentication issues:
- Exchanging digital signatures (between client & server) instead of username/passwords
- Preventing phishing, keystroke logging & man-in-the-middle (MITM) attacks
- Preventing other password-based problems (resets, multiple registrations, etc.)
- Making the user ultimately in control of their identity and enabling responsible attribute sharing
Alex Momot, Founder and CEO, Remme, said “Remme and Ubisecure are confident that through working together to solve the identity management and security challenges faced by enterprises, we can drive greater efficiencies and expedite the implementation of DLT-based identity management products, while retaining the simplicity that makes for a positive customer experience. Our two companies will release further details on the outcome of the POC and further collaborations based around identity management with DLT in the near future”
Simon Wood, CEO, Ubisecure said “Our proven Identity Platform provides rich capabilities to bridge Remme’s deep DLT stack to the standards-based identity world. This strategic partnership cuts through the usual blockchain hyperbole by making a material step forward to help deliver the true potential and benefits of DLT in identity management.”
Founded in 2015, Remme is building the distributed Public Key Infrastructure protocol and PKI-enabled apps to address the challenges of Web 3.0. Remme Auth is a 2-click authentication solution that allows users to securely access a website without passwords. Instead, the solution uses X.509 self-signed certificates and blockchain technology.
Ubisecure is a pioneering European b2b and b2c Customer Identity & Access Management (CIAM) software provider and cloud identity services enabler, dedicated to helping its customers realise the true potential of digital business.
The company provides a powerful Identity Platform to connect customer digital identities with customer-facing SaaS and enterprise applications in the cloud and on-premise. The platform consists of productised CIAM middleware and API tooling to help connect and enrich strong identity profiles; manage identity usage, authorisation and progressive authentication policies; secure and consolidate identity, privacy and consent data; and streamline identity-based workflows and decision delegations. Uniquely, Ubisecure’s Identity Platform connects digital services and Identity Providers, such as social networks, mobile networks, banks and governments, to allow Service Providers to use rich, verified identities to create frictionless login, registration and customer engagement while improving privacy and consent around personal data sharing to meet requirements such as GDPR and PSD2.
Ubisecure is accredited by the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) to issue Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) under its RapidLEI brand, a cloud-based service that automates the LEI lifecycle to deliver LEIs quickly and easily.