Press Releases

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 criteria. FICAM is a US more…

User-Managed Access for the Enterprise: UMA Enables Web Access Management Modernization

Kantara Initiative announces revision 9 of the User-Managed Access (UMA) protocol and a free public webinar on March 20. When the API economy and the Internet of Things collide, how will we secure it all? UMA builds on OAuth and OpenID Connect to provide the next layer of security enterprises need. PISCATAWAY, NJ, USA – more…

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 Government of Canada. IEEE-SA, one more…

Radiant Logic joins Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees

Radiant Logic joins Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees to drive contextual Identity Management as a business enabler. December 3rd, 2013, Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative, a global identity initiative community, announced today that Radiant Logic has joined the Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees.  Radiant Logic joins industry innovators on the Kantara Board Members from CA, more…

Kantara Initiative and EHNAC Collaborate to Further Industry Adoption of Trusted Information Sharing and Identity Systems

Kantara Initiative and EHNAC Collaborate to Further Industry Adoption of Trusted Information Sharing and Identity Systems Health Care Credentialing and Data Security Leaders Will Work to Break Down the Silos of Non-Standard Authentication and Data Exchange PISCATAWAY, N.J. and FARMINGTON, Conn. – August 20, 2013 – The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) and Kantara more…

MITREid Awarded LoA 1 CSP Kantara Trustmark Grant

Kantara Initiative Awards MITREid CSP Trustmark Grant at Assurance Level 1 PISCATAWAY, NJ–(Jul 30, 2013) –  Kantara Initiative announces the Grant of Kantara Initiative Service Approval Trustmark to the MITREid service operating at Level of Assurance 1. MITREid was assessed against the Identity Assurance Framework – Service Assessment Criteria (IAF-SAC) as well as the Identity more…

KANTARA INITIATIVE and SAFE-BIOPHARMA support and promote NSTIC principles

Fort Lee, NJ and Piscataway, NJ (JULY 2, 2013) –  Two of the world’s leading identity trust organizations have pledged to adopt the four principles of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC), the White House initiative to improve the privacy, security, and convenience of sensitive online transactions. The organizations are the Kantara more…

Experian joins Kantara Initiative Board taking a Key Role in delivering Open, Secure, and Privacy-Respecting Identity Management Solutions

April 23, 2013, Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative, a global identity initiative community, announced today that Experian has become a member of the Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees.  Experian joins Kantara Board Members from CA, Internet Society, Nomura Research Institute, Terena and Government of Canada to help drive the strategic direction of Kantara Initiative. Kantara more…

Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees Elects President Allan Foster, Leadership Council Trustee Liaison and ForgeRock VP

February 27 2013, Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative is pleased to announce Allan Foster, Leadership Council Trustee Liaison and of ForgeRock, has been elected Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees President by his peers. The Kantara Board of Trustees serves to provide organizational fiscal oversight, certification and approval authority, and to jointly steer the organization governance more…

User-Managed Access for Higher Education: UMA Enables Secure, Private College Transcript Sharing

Kantara Initiative announces revision 5 of the User-Managed Access (UMA) protocol and a free public webinar on October 17 about UMA’s benefits for higher education data sharing. PISCATAWAY, NJ, USA – October 11, 2012 – Valuable personal data about us resides in dozens of different web locations, and we frequently contend with the challenges of more…