Digital identity is increasingly important in our times. With our digital identity we can vote electronically, communicate safely and privately, pay taxes, sign documents...
We will explain what are the most important techniques currently and give an idea of its bases and current standards and protocols, so that a professional will knows the scientific basis of these techniques.
Person in charge
Fernando Martínez Sáez (
Anna Rio Doval (
Jordi Quer Bosor (
Technical Competences of each Specialization
Direcció i gestió
CDG1 - Capability to integrate technologies, applications, services and systems of Informatics Engineering, in general and in broader and multicisciplinary contexts.
CTE4 - Capability to design, develop, manage and evaluate mechanisms of certification and safety guarantee in the management and access to information in a local or distributed processing.
Generic Technical Competences
CG8 - Capability to apply the acquired knowledge and to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments inside broad and multidisciplinary contexts, being able to integrate this knowledge.
CG9 - Capacity to understand and apply ethical responsibility, law and professional deontology of the activity of the Informatics Engineering profession.
Sustainability and social commitment
CTR2 - Capability to know and understand the complexity of the typical economic and social phenomena of the welfare society. Capacity for being able to analyze and assess the social and environmental impact.
CTR6 - Capacity for critical, logical and mathematical reasoning. Capability to solve problems in their area of study. Capacity for abstraction: the capability to create and use models that reflect real situations. Capability to design and implement simple experiments, and analyze and interpret their results. Capacity for analysis, synthesis and evaluation.
CB7 - Ability to integrate knowledges and handle the complexity of making judgments based on information which, being incomplete or limited, includes considerations on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.
CB9 - Possession of the learning skills that enable the students to continue studying in a way that will be mainly self-directed or autonomous.
Differentiate between Identity, Identification, Authentication, Authorization, Anonymous, Pseudonym and Privacy.
Learn about the most important applications of Digital Identity.
Know some of the technologies used in this field.
Knowing which are the most relevant standards in the field and their importance in interoperability.
Know what legal implications these technologies can or can have.
Defining Digital Identity
Identity. Identification. Authentication. Authorization. Anonymi. Pseudonym. Privacy and Identity.
Obtain a recognized digital identity (eg eDNI) and use it to sign a document.
Master classes in which the teacher will explain the different topics.
Conferences given by experts on different topics related to the subject.
Material will be provided so that the students can go deeply into the subjects of their interest.
Participación en clase: 25%.
Presentación de un tema relacionado con la materia elegidos por los estudiantes según sus intereses: 75%
Handbook of Financial Cryptography and Security -
Rosenberg, Burton, Chapman & Hall/CRC ,
Digital Privacy: PRIME - Privacy and Identity Management for Europe -
Camensich, Jan; Leenes, Ronald; Sommer, Dieter (Eds.), Springer ,
Where we are
B6 Building Campus Nord
C/Jordi Girona Salgado,1-3
08034 BARCELONA Spain
Tel: (+34) 93 401 70 00