Definition - What does Digital Identity mean?
A digital identity is an online or networked identity adopted or claimed in cyberspace by an individual, organization or electronic device. These users may also project more than one digital identity through multiple communities. In terms of digital identity management, key areas of concern are security and privacy.
Techopedia explains Digital Identity
Like its human counterpart, a digital identity is comprised of characteristics, or data attributes, such as the following:
- Username and password
- Online search activities, like electronic transactions
- Date of birth
- Social security number
- Medical history
- Purchasing history or behavior