US Customs & Border Protection
CBP Approved Standards and Github Engagements
W3C CCG Work Items
– https://w3id.org/traceability (traceability vocab for VCs)
– https://github.com/w3c-ccg/universal-wallet-interop-spec (wallet interoperability)
– http://did.actor/ (DIDs and Keys for Persons / User stories)
Selective Disclosure Zero Knowledge Proofs
CBP DLT Tech News Blog
- CBP / University of Houston Review of Block Chain Assessment Report – CBP hosted webinar February 19, 2021. See slides BTI_IMCBriefing_18Feb2021 presented by University of Houston researchers at their BTI Institute. Their goal was to address the potential of emerging technologies such as distributed ledger and artificial intelligence to meet e-commerce challenges that CBP and global e-commerce stakeholders are facing. CBP informs they will be posting this information to CBP.gov in the near future so the report and information is public. It has not been classified as pre-decisional so it can be further shared amongst the Trade community. Enjoy the materials, and stay tuned for upcoming webinars and opportunities to explore DLT for Trade.
- 21st Century Customs Framework, A Transformative Approach for the Future of Trade
- Snapshot: Blockchain Technology Explored for Homeland Security DHS exploration of blockchain technology dates back to 2017 – where the explored what it is, whether it’s relevant to homeland security, how it began, and capabilities.
- DHS Awards $86K for Cross-Border Gas Import Tracking Using Blockchain Technology The natural gas industry, with its large number of stakeholders and complex supply chain interactions, represents a great opportunity for end-to-end digitization with potential for significant cost savings and business opportunities. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $86,100 to Mavennet Systems, Inc., based in Toronto, Canada, to extend its Neoflow platform to digitally trace natural gas supply chains between Canada and the U.S. The Phase 1 award was made under S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP) re-release of its Preventing Forgery & Counterfeiting of Certificates and Licenses solicitation, which sought standards-based blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) solutions to fulfill additional needs across DHS missions.