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GDPR: Coming to Your Company Soon

What’s so special about May 25th? Beyond it being National Wine Day in the U.S. and the anniversary of the release of the first Star Wars movie, it's the one-year mark until the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect. Set your countdown clocks! Any business (globally, not just the EU) that processes the personal data of EU residents will fall under the jurisdiction of the GDPR.

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Who Are the Identerati?

You’re familiar with digital identity standards like OpenID Connect, OAuth, and User-Managed Access, fundamental elements of privacy and security on the internet. But have you ever wondered how they came to be? A lot of work on these protocols went on (and goes on) behind the scenes at the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW), a bi-annual gathering of identity experts where we work on improving the identity systems that make the web run.

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Identity Summit Paris

The Paris Identity Summit took place yesterday, Tuesday, November 15th at Le Cercle National Des Armées. The Summit was ForgeRock's biggest-ever event in France, and came right on the heels of the very successful London Summit. We had more than 200 attendees from across France and southern Europe. The agenda was very impressive with presentations from CNAV, TomTom, Forrester, and Accenture, to name a few. With so many attendees, the event was trending on social media all throughout the day.

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Nulli Identity Series: User Managed Access - A Primer

Editor's Note: ForgeRock and its global partner, Nulli, held a well-attended industry event on Digital Identity and Privacy, with a focus on the User Managed Access standard, in Edmonton on Oct. 4. This article originally appeared on the Nulli blog. Many thanks to Nulli's Roland Davis for allowing us to repost here. 

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Privacy@Scale & The Data Driven Economy Project

Exploring a New Paradigm for Personal Data

A year ago, Facebook commissioned a program to explore how the data driven economy is evolving and to pose the question: how can we sustainably maximize the contribution personal data makes to the economy, to society, and, crucially, to individuals?

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Privacy Matters

Pew Research released an interesting report earlier this year focusing on American attitudes towards privacy and information sharing in the digital world. Every day, people have to choose if they want to share their personal information with businesses and governments in exchange for access to a product or service. Pew found that willingness to share personal data depended greatly on the context.

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Privacy and Trust Risks of the Digital Economy: Global Survey Results Revealed

“Can we ensure the security of personal data, while still making it possible for people to share information about themselves as they see fit? “

“How can organizations assure customers and citizens that their personal data will remain private and build trust?”

“Do we have privacy and consent tools that are ready to deal with the massive scale of the digital era?  

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The Importance of Trust

Recently, Accenture released their much anticipated Technology Vision 2016. Identifying what Accenture considers to be the critical trends shaping the market for the next three to five years, the report is a great resource for any organization with a digital strategy that's looking to maintain their competitive edge in the digital era.

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User-Managed Access: A new tool for privacy, consent, and building trusted digital relationships

The news: ForgeRock’s new Identity Platform is out, and I couldn’t be more thrilled that our conforming implementation of the User-Managed Access (UMA) standard is a part of this release. The ForgeRock Identity Platform is the first identity management platform to support UMA for consumer consent and data sharing -- scenarios that are near and dear to my heart.

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Our Take: the Agreement on the European Commission's EU Data Protection Reform

EU Data Protection Reform is a Privacy Policy Game Changer

Big news out of Brussels earlier this week: The European Commission has finally completed its EU Data Protection Reform process. According to the official statement, the reform “will allow people to regain control of their personal data. Two-thirds of Europeans (67%), according to a recent Eurobarometer survey, stated they are concerned about not having complete control over the information they provide online.

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Open Banking Will Change More Than Banking - A Guest Perspective

Editor’s Note: We’re excited to have David G.W Birch contributing to the blog on the state of play with Open Banking and PSD2. David is an internationally-recognised thought leader in digital identity and digital money.