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Re: Question From HPEC re SSI Wallets

From: Kim Hamilton <kimdhamilton@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 14:03:08 -0700
Message-ID: <CAFmmOzdtk2r2ShA7AOf2OkAq=Ef=OH53AT5fir6x6fbJ0jkMmQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Daniel Hardman <daniel.hardman@evernym.com>
Cc: "Leah Houston, MD" <leah@hpec.io>, Credentials Community Group <public-credentials@w3.org>
Hi Leah,
Also note the recently-launched Universal Wallet Interop Spec work item:
https://w3c-ccg.github.io/universal-wallet-interop-spec/

On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 1:48 PM Daniel Hardman <daniel.hardman@evernym.com>
wrote:

> Re. best practices on wallet/key recovery, see sections 6-8 of the DKMS
> RFC:
> https://github.com/hyperledger/aries-rfcs/blob/master/concepts/0051-dkms/dkms-v4.md#6-recovery-methods
>
> The Aries community has recently had some cool successes with
> interoperable key/wallet recovery, based on the wallet import/export
> feature described here
> <https://github.com/hyperledger/aries-rfcs/tree/master/concepts/0050-wallets#backup-and-recovery> (note
> also the link to internal design docs for details). This allows anyone
> built atop libindy to provide backups that can be vendor-agnostic (though
> depending on crypto suites and compression choices, it may be less than
> perfectly portable). Evernym has long had a wallet backup and recovery
> feature in Connect.Me that is based on this same functionality.
>
> However, I think the state of the art, even for those having some success,
> is less mature than the theory in the DKMS RFC. We are all a bit young as
> far as recovery polish is concerned.
>
> --Daniel
>
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2020 at 1:45 PM Leah Houston, MD <leah@hpec.io> wrote:
>
>> Dear CCG-
>>
>> I am building an SSI wallet and applications for physician credentials.
>>
>> We are in the middle of designing our platform, and we are wondering:
>>
>> 1.) What are the current best practices and tools for wallet/key recovery?
>>
>> 2.) We are also doing research on currently available SSI wallets, which
>> do you think are some of the currently available better applications and
>> why?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>> *Leah Houston M.D <https://twitter.com/LeahHoustonMD>.*
>> Chief Executive Officer, HPEC
>> www.hpec.io
>> *H*umanitarian *P*hysicians *E*mpowerment *C*ommunity
>>
>>
>>
>>
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