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Self-Sovereign Identity

Decentralized digital identity and verifiable credentials

Self-Sovereign Identity gives you a radical new perspective on how we represent ourselves in the world.

In a world of changing privacy regulations, identity theft, and online anonymity, identity is a precious and complex concept. Self-Sovereign Identity lays out a roadmap for a future of personal sovereignty powered by the Blockchain and cryptography.

Self-Sovereign Identity gives you a radical new perspective on how we represent ourselves in the world. This case study-driven book cuts through the jargon and hype to expose the amazing potential SSI offers for security, privacy, identity, and even uprooting the way the global economy works. As you learn the philosophical and sociological concepts that underpin SSI, you’ll appreciate what this radical technology really means for the shape of our lives, our businesses, and our futures.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

Alex Preukschat is Global Head of Strategic Blockchain Projects with Evernym. Alex has been active in the Bitcoin space since 2013 and leads SSIMeetup.org, a global SSI community to share knowledge in the identity space. He is a co-founder of Blockchain España and Alianza Blockchain Iberoamérica, and author of multiple reports and books about Blockchain and identity.

Drummond Reed has spent over two decades in Internet identity, security, privacy, and trust frameworks. He is the Chief Trust Officer at Evernym, and co-author of the Respect Trust Framework, which was honored with the Privacy Award at the 2011 European Identity Conference. Drummond is a Trustee and Secretary of the Sovrin Foundation, where he serves as chair of the Sovrin Governance Framework Working Group, and has served as co-chair of the OASIS XDI Technical Committee since 2004.