LinkedIn to enable work credentials verified by Microsoft Entra


Work verification on LinkedIn

LinkedIn users want to make themselves more credible to other users of the professional social network. Now they can. By verifying their place of work With Microsoft Intra. With this new feature, organizations can use Microsoft Entra Verified ID to create customized digital employee IDs that members can add to their profiles.

According to Microsoft, members of an organization will be able to retrieve their digital employee ID from their organization and share it on LinkedIn. Then others will be able to see it on their profile. With this digital ID verification, Microsoft envisions a time when we can digitally verify our education, skills, and workplace affiliation.

In describing something called the triangle of trust, Microsoft says:

“Verified ID is built on open standards for decentralized identity, which operates on a “triangle of trust” model involving three parties: an issuer, a holder, and a verifier. For example, An organization can act as an issuer by secretly signing a digital credential and issuing it to an employee as a digital employee ID. such as LinkedIn may decide to share. Then the verifier can confidentially verify that the digital employee ID is genuine and was issued by the workplace the employee claims. This approach is digital information at scale. represents a more secure, convenient and reliable way to verify

Some other applications that Microsoft envisions for Verified IDs include background checks, rewards programs, and more. Employers can begin issuing employee IDs by using Verified ID There are still today. Some lessons To help you get started.


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