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Kantara Initiative Announces a Joint Identity Access Management Research Project for Emergency First Responders   Recently updated !

ID Verification Project with CCICADA Supported by U.S. Department of Homeland Security WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – May 3, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, today announced a joint identity access management research project to develop smartphone technology enabling emergency […]


Kantara Initiative Establishes New Status as Autonomous Corporation

WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – April 5, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, today announced that it has changed its entity type by filing Articles of Conversion. As of January 2016, Kantara Initiative is now an autonomous entity, Kantara Initiative, […]


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. […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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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

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 […]