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Leaders of Industry and Government Converge to Launch the Kantara Initiative UMA Dev WG to Develop Tools for Global Adoption of UMA   Recently updated !

July 29th, 2015 Piscataway, NJ: Today Kantara Initiative announced the formation of the User-Managed Access Developer Resources Work Group (UMA Dev WG). Leaders from industry and government have come together to call on all interested parties to join the UMA Dev WG to advance global adoption of UMA. Interested parties […]

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Kantara Initiative grants Scott S. Perry CPA, PLLC Accredited Assessor Trustmark at Assurance Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4

PISCATAWAY, NJ– (24 March, 2015) – Kantara Initiative is proud to announce that Scott S. Perry CPA, PLLC is now a Kantara-Accredited Assessor with the ability to perform Kantara Service Assessments at Assurance Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. Scott S. Perry CPA, PLLC is approved to perform Kantara Assessments […]


Kantara Initiative Awards SUNET CSP Trustmark Grant at Assurance Level 1 and 2

PISCATAWAY, NJ–(March 17, 2015, 2015) – Kantara Initiative announces the Grant of Kantara Initiative Service Approval Trustmark to the SUNET Credential Service Provider (CSP) service operating at Level of Assurance 1 and 2. SUNET was assessed against the Identity Assurance Framework – Service Assessment Criteria (IAF-SAC) by Kantara’s European based […]


Kantara Initiative Helps Accelerate Time-to-Market for Digital Citizen Services

Premier US Approved Trust Framework Provider (TFP) supports the Presidential Executive Order and the vision of the US National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace Piscataway, NJ, October 17, 2014 – Kantara Initiative, the premier US ICAM Approved Trust Framework Provider (TFP) approving 3rd party Credential Service Providers (CSPs), is […]


Kantara Initiative Awards ID.me CSP Trustmark Grant at ALs 1, 2 & 3

ID.me is positioned to issue high assurance Digital Identity Credentials across the public and private sectors PISCATAWAY, NJ–(11 September, 2014) – Kantara Initiative announces the Grant of Kantara Initiative Service Approval Trustmark to the ID.me Credential Service Provider (CSP) service operating at Level of Assurance 1, 2 and 3. ID.me […]

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Kantara Initiative Announces 8KMiles is the First Kantara Certification Testing Lab verifying SAML technical deployment interoperability

May 13, 2014, Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative, a global initiative, announced today that 8KMiles Software Services, Inc. is the first Kantara Certification Testing Lab ready to validate SAML 2.0 profiles including SAML2INT and US FICAM SAML 2.0 for Web SSO Deployment. The pilot program leverages 8KMiles’ Cloud based Testing […]

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Kantara Initiative grants Europoint jurisdiction to perform FICAM assessments

April 3 2014, Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative announces the re-Accreditation of Europoint as a Kantara-Accredited Assessor able to perform Kantara Service Assessments at Assurance Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. In addition, Europoint has been granted extended jurisdiction to perform assessments that use the FICAM technical and additional service […]


IEEE-SA joins Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees to drive Identity Management Open Standards

February 25, 2014, Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative, a global identity initiative community, announced today that IEEE-SA has joined the Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees.  The IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) joins innovators on the Kantara Board Members from CA, Experian, Internet Society, ForgeRock, Nomura Research Institute, Radiant Logic, Terena and […]