Credential Trust

Authentication on Nuts heavily depends on trusted credential issuers: any attribute, revelant to the security model of the use case should be verifiable. E.g., if a party claims to be a care organization, it should be able to present a Verifiable Credential to prove it. The same applies to a user presenting their name or claiming to be a care professional.

Who should be the trusted issuer for a specific Verifiable Credential depends on the context. But generally, issuers are authoritative registries (e.g. Dutch CIBG) or even state-issued (PID of natural persons).

In practice, there are the following credential issuers:

Revision #2
Created 25 April 2024 17:57:59 by Rein Krul
Updated 26 April 2024 05:09:59 by Rein Krul