European Digital Identity: Talao Announces Professional Credential Solution

by blockchainnews

Paris, France, 27th July, 2021,

Talao, a blockchain-based Digital Identity specialist for the Human Resource trade, today introduced knowledgeable credential software to remodel id and knowledge administration for the Human Resources trade. The software is the primary Decentralized Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) answer constructed on the Tezos blockchain for the Human Resources trade. The digital pockets created by Talao will allow corporations to challenge verifiable skilled credentials and for workers to retailer work historical past and different private knowledge. 

“The Europe Digital Identity strategy is clear, companies will soon interact through Digital Identity Wallets with their employee and non-employee workforce. These applications will provide authentication, credentials exchange, messaging or documents signature. By building on Tezos and collaborating with Nomadic Labs and Spruce we aim to contribute to the decentralized infrastructure for the future of work. An infrastructure where privacy, security, simplicity and verified data are the norms.” explains Thierry Thévenet, COO of Talao.

Talao’s answer follows the European self-sovereign identity framework (ESSIF) suggestions to adjust to the longer term EU Digital Identity toolbox. It relies on the Self Sovereign Identity model (SSI)  and W3C requirements for Verifiable Credentials and Decentralized Identity (DID). It is powered by the Spruce Credible open supply SDK, the primary SSI pockets to make use of the Tezos blockchain as a register for its identifiers (DID). Credible makes use of an implementation of the Presentation Request Specifications of the W3C, which permits the alternate of credentials between SSIs.

Use case for the Talao credential pockets embrace:

  • Job seekers share their profession data with out a number of background checks and verification overhead and worth their work experiences as licensed credentials,
  • Companies scale back resume fraud and speed up the recruitment of the most effective expertise,
  • Freelancers show their id, abilities and credentials when becoming a member of gig platforms, enabling frictionless onboarding. Platforms profit from lowering fraud with out gathering delicate person knowledge,
  • Companies and staff profit from passwordless authentication, lowering the dangers of stolen knowledge and reuse of this knowledge to compromise entry to enterprise or expertise property.

Oana Ladret-Piciorus, Managing Director at Nomadic Labs, specialist of Tezos blockchain concludes, “We are excited to see Talao’s professional credential wallet facilitate citizens’ control over their identity and professional data. Congratulations to Talao’s for creating a fully open-source wallet compatible with the standard adopted by the EU for Digital Identity.”

The use of a totally decentralized pockets based mostly on a public blockchain like Tezos presents distinctive benefits. The blockchain structure provides customers full management over which points of their id, knowledge and certificates they share with third events. The pockets supplies a clear historical past of shared knowledge and permits customers to trace who shared what knowledge and when.

The software shall be accessible on Google Play Store and Apple App Store on the 15th of September. The full code shall be launched underneath MIT open supply licence. 

Beta entry is offered upon request at tezos-beta@talao.io for corporations eager to expertise blockchain within the HR context and to anticipate the deployment of the European Digital Identity framework proposed by the European Commission.

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About Talao

Talao is a Paris based mostly startup specializing in blockchain-based options for Talent Management and Human Resources. With Talao’s answer, corporations can safe their HR course of and ease workforce acquisition and retention. Learn extra about Nomadic Labs at https://talao.io  and on Twitter @Talao_io.

About Nomadic Labs

Nomadic Labs is likely one of the largest analysis and improvement facilities throughout the Tezos ecosystem. Based in Paris, it brings collectively greater than 50 engineering researchers engaged on the event and evolution of the Tezos protocol. Nomadic Labs helps corporations and establishments to make use of the Tezos Blockchain for his or her business wants, offering technical help in France, Luxembourg and Belgium. Learn extra about Nomadic Labs at https://www.nomadic-labs.com  and on Twitter @LabosNomades.

About Tezos 

Tezos is sensible cash, redefining what it means to carry and alternate worth in a digitally related world. A self-upgradable and energy-efficient blockchain with a confirmed observe report, Tezos seamlessly adopts tomorrow’s improvements with out community disruptions today. For extra info, please go to tezos.com.

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