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Zerion Joins Covid Credentials Initiative

Apr 16, 2020

The needs of the future begin now. As our world begins to figure out a new way forward, and states begin to look for the best way to reopen businesses and society as a whole, protecting citizens is a top concern.

Our team understands this, and has been continually looking for ways to help organizations as these initiatives are put in place.

It all started with our free forms and accounts to help essential businesses remain open and as safe as possible. While this initiative continues, we’re also looking at providing support for what comes next.

As such, Zerion Software is proud to announce our participation in the Covid Credentials Initiative. This global, cross-sector community of organizations committing to finding ways to use digital identities as a way to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 while rebooting public trust.

“As the world gets back to work, many businesses will need to have the right data to protect their employees,” explains our CEO, Sze Wong.

The CCI is a collaboration of over 60 organizations determined to deploy verifiable credential solutions to stop the spread of COVID-19. While society may look different going forward, the goal of CCI is to help it return to normal using technology to make the process controlled and measurable while preserving privacy and the rights of citizens.

This is in direct response to global calls for an “immunity passport” of sorts (a digital certificate) that helps individuals both prove and request proof that they’ve recovered from COVID-19 after testing negative, have tested positive for antibodies, or – once a vaccine becomes available – have been vaccinated against COVID-19.

The initiative depends on the W3C standard, Verifiable Credentials, as a blueprint for moving forward. Because technology requirements and standards are still being established, this effort requires the cooperation of numerous organizations; it requires collaboration, something that our team believes in wholeheartedly.

We are excited to see what this initiative brings to the table, and to play a role as it develops.

Additionally, we remain committed to providing support, new solutions, and features that enable our current and future customers to meet their new data-related needs in the best way possible.

If your team is looking for a new mobile data solutions, has questions about how to best move forward, or, has other needs, we’d love to chat. Please start a chat here on our website.

There’s never been a more critical need for change. We’re here to help. Here’s to a better way!

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