PlaceSpeak is Now a Member of DIACC
PlaceSpeak is happy to announce that we recently became members of the Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC), the world’s first digital ID and authentication partnership. We are proud to be the first online consultation platform to join DIACC.
DIACC is a non-profit coalition of public and private sector leaders committed to developing a Canadian digital identification and authentication framework to enable Canada’s full and secure participation the global digital economy. DIACC members include representatives from both the federal and provincial levels of government as well as private sector leaders.
The DIACC’s objective is to unlock economic opportunities for Canadian consumers, and businesses by providing the framework to develop a robust, secure, scalable and privacy enhancing digital identification and authentication ecosystem that will decrease costs for governments, consumers, and business while improving service delivery and driving GDP growth.
DIACC’s Mission Statment
The Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada shall:
- Catalyze changes and set the strategic direction for digital ID and authentication for the public and private sectors in Canada.
- Develop and recommend harmonizing policies, standards, and regulatory changes with international benchmarks that further the strategic direction such as standardization of levels of assurance in digital identity, and liability models for digital ID and authentication
- Enforce the minimum requirements necessary to enter the digital ID and authentication ecosystem.
- Promote interoperability between participants in the digital ID and authentication ecosystem, and with international digital ID and authentication schemes.
- Provide a forum to foster collaboration among digital ID and authentication ecosystem participants, to formalize existing standards and to create new ones.
- Provide operating guidelines to the marketplace, and set certification processes to ensure that digital ID and authentication is known for delivering efficient, secure, safe, reliable, privacy-enhancing transactions.
- Ensure that Canada’s digital ID and authentication ecosystem is accessible to all.
- Promote public understanding and accelerate the adoption of digital ID and authentication in Canada.
PlaceSpeak is proud to be the first online consultation platform to join DIACC.