On June 17-19, the 9th IDESG Plenary Meeting will be hosted at NIST. In-person and virtual participation is free and open to all stakeholders interested in building an environment that ensures transparency, confidence and privacy online in a way that is easy to use and understand for businesses, governments and individuals.
The National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), signed by the President in April 2011, states, "A secure cyberspace is critical to our prosperity." This powerful declaration makes clear that securing cyberspace is absolutely essential to increasing the security and privacy of transactions conducted over the Internet. The Identity Ecosystem envisioned in the NSTIC is an online environment that will enable people to validate their identities securely, but with minimized disclosure of personal information when they are conducting transactions.
The IDESG is the private sector led organization created to achieve this mission by administering the development of policy, standards, and accreditation processes for the Identity Ecosystem Framework.