Glossary

TermDefinition

Web3

A term used to describe the next generation of the internet, one that is built on blockchain technology in which most users will be connected via in which most users will be connected via a decentralized network and have access to their own data.

Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI)

A digital identity model that enables individuals and organisations to have full control and ownership over their personal data and credentials, without relying on centralised authorities or intermediaries.

Digital Signature

A type of electronic signature with encrypted information that helps verify the authenticity of messages and documents.

Signature Requestor

The person (document owner) requesting the signing of the document

Signee

The person (recipient) to whom the signature request has been sent

Private Key

A secret number that is used to send encrypted messages.

Cryptographic Hash

A mathematical function that converts an input of arbitrary length into an encrypted output of a fixed length.

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