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Kantara Initiative and CCICADA Announce Partnership

Kantara Initiative and CCICADA Announce Partnership They Will Use Applied Research to Develop Real-World Solutions Addressing Cyber Identity Management Challenges CCICADA and Kantara to launch trusted services research pilot program Piscataway, NJ (November 24, 2015) – Kantara Initiative (Kantara) and the Rutgers University Command, Control, and Interoperability Center for Advanced Data Analysis (CCICADA), a […]


Kantara Initiative internationalizes its Trusted Identity Services community welcoming GakuNin, Europoint, and athenahealth

PISCATAWAY, NJ–(November 17th, 2015) – Kantara Initiative is proud to announce further internationalization of its Identity Assurance Program welcoming GakuNin Access Federation, Europoint, and athenahealth to the Kantara league of industry leaders. The growth of the Kantara Trust Status List of services and assessors enhances opportunities for international market development. […]


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Kantara Initiative and NATE Join Forces

Kantara Initiative and the National Association for Trusted Exchange Join Forces to Address Personal Privacy Preferences and Authorizations NATE and Kantara to Kick Off Joint Webinar Series in 2016 Piscataway, NJ (October 27, 2015) – Kantara Initiative and the National Association for Trusted Exchange (NATE) announced today that they will […]


SecureKey joins Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees

SecureKey joins Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees to drive trusted identity solutions innovation October 22 2015, Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative, a global identity initiative community, announced today that SecureKey Technologies, a leading provider of identity and authentication solutions for simplifying consumer access to online applications, has joined the Kantara […]


Kantara Initiative’s Trust Status List Grows

PISCATAWAY, NJ–(August, 2015) – Kantara Initiative is proud to announce that Kimble & Associates is now a Kantara-Accredited Assessor with the ability to perform Kantara Service Assessments at Assurance Levels 1, 2 and 3, in the USA jurisdiction. Additionally, Electrosoft, one of the Kantara Accredited Assessors received a new grant […]


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

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 […]