In the first of this two-part series, our CTO Gavin Ray explained why security is key to absolutely everything we do at digi.me. Here, he looks at what happens when living life on the security edge gets bumpy... Even at Olympic level, you occasionally see 400m hurdles runners clip the hurdle as they fly past. … Continue reading Security is a fabric not a bolt-on Pt II: Clipping the hurdles…
Digi.me, ID Exchange and Alibaba Cloud joined forces to bring the power of personal data and private sharing to communities in regional Australia last weekend. Australian developers turned out in force for the first digi.spark hackathon, held in Sydney as part of the New South Wales Spark Festival. Digi.me, in collaboration with our Australian partner … Continue reading Boutiq scoops top prize at Sydney digi.spark personal data hackathon
A powered by digi.me app, enabling an authorised individual to officially register a newborn child, has won second prize at a Dutch government hackathon. The Citizen Centricity (Regie of Gegevens) hackathon was organised by the Dutch Interior Affairs and Economic Affairs ministries, who are together looking into ways that individuals can own and control their … Continue reading Digi.me wins second prize at Dutch government hackathon
In the first of a two-part series, our CTO Gavin Ray explains why security is key to everything we do at digi.me - and what that means in practice Security is the equal and opposite of the threat you face. It almost sounds too simplistic, but it really is true that the only purpose of … Continue reading Security is a fabric not a bolt-on
Sir Tim Berners-Lee (aka founder of the WWW) has been writing for a long time about the issues that have surfaced in the web, especially security, dominance and lack of individual controls. He is frustrated that much of the web is about “documents” and not “data”. Over the past four years he has been thinking … Continue reading Moving the decentralised web forward
We've very excited to announce that we are putting on a digi.spark hackathon in Sydney, Australia, from October 26-28 as part of the New South Wales Spark Festival. As data is set to rain down on Australia with the new Consumer Data Right becoming law, starting with the implementation of opening banking from July 2019, … Continue reading Come and join our first digi.me hackathon Down Under – we’ve got $25K in prizes and a trip to China up for grabs!
Major tech companies such as Google and Amazon were questioned by the US Senate Commerce Committee recently as part of discussions around privacy and data regulation. One theme stood out strongly - the idea that GDPR in Europe was stifling innovation, and leading to fewer data-driven apps and solutions. Google, for example, said it was … Continue reading Data monopolies such as Google have it wrong: GDPR is great for innovation