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The Identity Ecosystem Steering Group

The IDESG is the source of expertise, guidance, best practices and tools for trusted digital identities. We are the only place where all identity policy influencers work together - public and private sector, industry and academia - to shape the future of online identity.

Relying Parties

Relying Parties

Fostering trust by demonstrating your compliance with IDESG policies and best practices in security, privacy and identity management. Learn How › 
Trust Frameworks

Trust Frameworks

Setting the appropriate benchmarks so like-minded organizations can protect consumer identities, and consumers can feel confident their information is private and secure. Learn More ›


Creating policies, best practices and strategies that provide consumers more convenience and better privacy and security in online identity transactions.  Learn How ›

IDESG Leaders

  • Lexisnexis
  • Symantec
  • Gemalto

  • MorphoTrustUSA

IDESG Featured Pilots


IDESG Press Releases

The Identity Ecosystem Steering Group Appoints Sarah Schacht as Operations Manager

Schacht to Usher in Next Chapter for IDESG Washington, DC, July 14, 2016--The Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) announced today that Sarah Schacht will now serve as the organization's Operations Manager. In her new role, Schacht will work to increase the capacity of the IDESG, support t... Read More ›