December 11, 2018 – Gatineau, Quebec, Canada – The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) has awarded Becker-Carroll, a Converge Company, a contract to provide facilitation, project management, and lead editorial services in the advancement of the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF).
“The Pan-Canadian trust framework brings together the public and private sectors from across Canada to create a made-in-Canada framework that will enable secure, privacy enhancing, and convenient digital ID for all Canadians,” Joni Brennan, President of the DIACC, explained. “The Digital ID and Authentication council of Canada is pleased to be working with Becker-Carroll to bring the framework to life.”
“We are thrilled to play a role in the development of a digital identification and authentication framework that will enable Canadian consumers and businesses to securely participate in the global digital economy. We support the PCTF and DIACC vision for the future of digital marketplace and are delighted to be participating in such a transformational project. We believe that every organization with a stake in the Canadian digital economy should be a contributing member to the council,” said Don Cuthbertson, COO of Converge. “This initiative is a validation of the digital identity component of our hybrid IT strategy solidifying our position in the multi-billion dollar digital identity market which is expected to achieve over 20% CAGR.”
About the Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF)
The PCTF approach builds on global knowledge and experience gained over time and practice. The PCTF is developed through a collaborative approach between the DIACC, a non-profit neutral forum, and the Pan-Canadian Identity Management Sub-Committee (IMSC) of the Joint Councils of Canada, a forum consisting of the Public Sector Chief Information Officer Council (PSCIOC) and the Public Sector Service Delivery Council (PSSDC). The PCTF supports the establishment of an innovative, secure, and privacy-respecting Canadian digital identity ecosystem. The PCTF may be updated based upon various dialogues with interested parties and stakeholders. Organizations and individuals who wish to participate in the PCTF collaborative development should contact the DIACC.
About the Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)
Created as a result of the federal government’s Task Force for the Payments System Review, the DIACC is a non-profit coalition of public and private sector leaders committed to developing a Canadian digital identification and authentication framework to enable Canada’s full and secure participation the global digital economy. DIACC members include representatives from both the federal and provincial levels of government as well as private sector leaders.
About Becker-Carroll, a Converge Company
Based in the Hull Sector of Gatineau, Quebec (National Capital of Canada Region), Becker-Carroll’s information and technical professionals are committed to deliver trusted, high-value digital services to their clients. The company was acquired by Converge Technology Solutions Corp. in January of 2018. For more information, visit https://www.becker-carroll.com
Converge Technology Solutions Corp. combines innovation accelerators and foundational infrastructure solutions to deliver best-of-breed solutions and services to customers. The company is building a platform of regionally-focused Hybrid IT solutions providers to enhance their ability to provide multi-cloud solutions, blockchain, resiliency, and managed services, enabling Converge to address the business and IT issues that public and private-sector organizations face today. For more information, visit http://www.convergetp.com.
For further information contact:
Mary Anne Palangio
Chief Financial Officer
Converge Technology Solutions Corp.