The Authenticity Institute
FIRST, how we got into this mess: Evolution of the natural concept of authenticity from the earliest villages through feudal kingdoms, the wild west, the telephone age, the dot-com bust, and into the critical INAUTHENTICITY crisis now facing our global village of billions.
THEN, how we are going to get out of it: The nuts and bolts of the AUTHENTICITY INFRASTRUCTURE – our name for "PKI Done Right" – based on the marriage of time-tested real-world concepts with brilliant technology that has been lying dormant for decades.
"On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog."
Cartoon © 1993 Peter Steiner, The New Yorker Collection / The Cartoon Bank
© 2011-2019 The Authenticity Institute, Inc.
Assorted topics (alphabetical by title)
Digital signatures beyond blockchain
Adding ACCOUNTABILITY to blockchains
For thought leaders, world-watchers, and entrepreneurs
Watching the daily headlines
Adding ACCOUNTABILITY to packets
Doing business by the roadside
The big business of breeding personal data
Invaders in your "information home"
The "DNA" of Authenticity
How PKI really CAN deliver Authenticity
Introducing Duly Constituted Public Authority
Quick rundown of this "Foundation of Security"
Why PKI hasn't delivered on its promise (yet)
Ten Reasons in more detail
Surprising PKI parallel in skyscraper history
A first look at what it's about and PKI's role
Real security is rooted in common sense
Introducing Authenticity, PKI, The City of Osmio, and Duly Constituted Public Authority at the 2008 United Nations World Summit On Information Society
Personal accounts narrated by Wes
A wrong turn 30 years ago
Bringing back ACCOUNTABLE ANONYMITY
Why security technology has failed us
Wasn't PKI supposed to fix all that?
Wordwide Duly Constituted Public Authority
NOT the same as "electronic" signatures!
Knowing WHO is in your space
Digital signatures take aim at fake news
Doing nothing is not an option
A big problem requires a big change
Own your information and license it to others
The history and mission of The City of Osmio
Digital signatures with ACCOUNTABILITY
A new coalition of time-tested ingredients
Chalkboard breakdown of the math
The meaning of MEASURABLY RELIABLE
A looming global banking threat
Turning classic PKI into full-blown Authenticity™
Master access to your connected world