- Instituto Atlántico
- Private Sector
With the aim of providing a new approach to identity management, which gives device owners greater control over their assets and strengthens a zero-trust network, Instituto Atlântico proposes Janus, a project that consists of developing a framework that allows issuing and managing Blockchain decentralized identities (DIDs) for devices and users of Internet of Things [IoT] solutions in a universal and interoperable way on Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA) architectures and easy to integrate with different IoT device management platforms such as AWS IoT Core, IBM Watson IoT, Fiware and others. Initially in this project, they will be integrated with the Brazilian open source platform for IoT solutions; the Dojot.
DIDs enable a standards-based, globally interoperable identity system that puts IoT device owners out of control. DIDs allow the creation of multiple identifiers to help manage anonymity, auditability, correlation between contexts, privacy, revocability, and traceability. A decentralized ID management system eliminates the need for any central government authority and paves the way for new models of trust between organizations and people, as it is based on the blockchain network, cryptography, and the Zero-Knowledge Proof Protocol ( ZKP). All this provides more transparency, improves communication and saves costs.
Janus intends to provide a framework that enables the development of a cracked access with authentication and authorization mechanism, allowing device donations to define access rules for users and devices, including data access and sharing, while ensuring confidentiality. of the data. users who can trade on IoT networks, in addition to protecting them from other types of attacks such as DDoS attacks.