The architecture specifies a number of security services, which are applicable to both local and global federations of DigiPrime. The security services include:
Authentication: This service deals with the authentication of the various users of the DigiPrime digital platform. Each user of the platform will be required to have an account in the platform and to become authenticated against this service.
Authorization: Different stakeholders have access to different data, services, and functionalities of the platform. In this direction, the DigiPrime digital platform specifies an authorization service that provides stakeholders with access to the capabilities of the platform in-line with their roles in the circular chain. Characteristics examples of the different roles including OEMs / Manufacturers, Remanufacturers, Recyclers, End-users, Raw material processors, Policy Makers, Innovation hubs and CE Industries.
Identity Management: Includes a set of framework services and policies that manage users’ authentications and authorizations within the DigiPrime digital platform. It caters for managing multiple authorizations and authentications in heterogeneous environments. Typical functionalities of the identity management framework include management of credentials (e.g., certificates, passwords) and single sign on functionalities.