Own and control your digital identity and protect your privacy with highly secure user experiences.
Discover decentralized identity, a new way to provide ownership of personal data.
Decentralized identity is a trust framework in which identifiers, such as usernames, can be replaced with IDs that are self-owned, independent, and enable data exchange using blockchain and distributed ledger technology to protect privacy and secure transactions.
As our lives are increasingly linked to apps, devices, and services, we’re often subject to data breaches and privacy loss. A standards-based decentralized identity system can provide greater privacy and control over your data.
Microsoft believes everyone has the right to own their digital identity, one that more securely and privately stores all personal data. This identity must seamlessly integrate into daily life and give complete control over data access and use.
Explore decentralized identity and how it can quickly and easily verify who you are.
Learn about the development of the Identity Overlay Network (ION) from the Decentralized Identity Foundation (DIF).
Learn more about decentralized identity and blockchain technology in this episode of Azure Friday.
Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) enables the use of decentralized identifiers and verifiable credentials to validate and share information digitally.