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Trends 2017

Technology will play an increasingly important role in society – these are often positive developments that make life easier and more pleasant, but also they render it less secure – and don’t we unwittingly cross ethical boundaries that we’d have preferred to avoid if we’d understand the consequences of those developments better? 

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SIDN and Connectis join forces

On 1 January, SIDN (partner of IDnext) acquired a majority stake in Connectis. Connectis is one of the Netherlands' biggest suppliers of secure log-in solutions. The company processes millions of log-in transactions a year. The Connectis-SIDN link-up represents a big boost for the digital identities market. More information, click Read more

2016 was a great year!

What a great year! We would like to thank all our members, partners and our dedicated IDnext team who made 2016 a great year. Let me give you a glimpse of our IDnext season. 

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Advisory board member in the news: Peter Hoogendoorn

Digital identities have never been as popular as they were this year. The recent hack of Clinton’s e-mails and the publication of their content did not do her race to the White House any good. Revealing the identities of people who used the – dating – website Ashley Madison has resulted in divorces and claims for compensation.

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Blockchain and IAM

"By now, we know quite a bit about blockchain as a disruptive technology. It’s about time we demonstrate how it performs in practice. What actual use is it to organisations and citizens?" That is the challenge we took up on the IDnext platform in close collaboration with Sogeti:

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Trending in 2017

Recently, I spoke at an event organized by IDnext. A variety of speakers were pitching about their companies and informing the audience about their expertise. I noticed critical questions coming from the audience, especially during my pitch. The combination of big data and privacy still raises questions with a lot of people. With the end of the year approaching, I would like to tell you about what I think will be trending in 2017: health data.

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