Digital identity can be used for a lot of aspects of digital life, including authentication. Sadly however, solutions that are purely authentication – are claiming to be digital identity just because they utilise claims within a credential.
The UK Government publishes its alpha paper on Digital Identity and the Trust Framework. A good starting point, but the paper raises some concerns over the definition of digital identity, what is it, how it should be used and the mechanics.
Coronavirus has already turned our physical worlds u[side down. Will it however accelerate change in our digital worlds as a result?