Yearly Archives: 2011

43 posts

Video and slide presentation from Share experience in Identity Federation and Electronic Identities – Sept. 28, 2011, Sweden

View the video and slide presentation at the Share experience in Identity Federation and Electronic Identities – Sept. 28, 2011, Sweden A presentation by Joni Brennan, Executive Director of Kantara Initiative – The Bridge to Communities Assurance, Governance and Technical Interoperability Video Presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHFqMUe04lQ&feature=youtu.be Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/kantarainitiative/kantara-a-global-context-2011

Kantara Initiative – the first Approved US ICAM LoA 1, 2, and 3 non-PKI Trust Framework Provider

Piscataway, NJ – November 1, 2011: The Kantara Initiative announced today the final approval of their Trust Framework Provider (TFP) program as the only Approved US Government TFP certifying Levels of Assurance (LoA) 1, 2 and 3 non-crypto (non-PKI) [1]. This announcement follows the recent Office Management Budget (OMB) memo […]

Kantara Initiative Identity Summit at Smart Card Alliance Conference, Nov. 1, 2011

Join us for our one-day Identity Summit at the Smart Card Alliance Conference. This Summit will contain presentations, panels and discussion from diverse market leaders discussing industry efforts focused on governance, assurance, certification and in particular how this relates to NSTIC. Learn about current progress and new community efforts underway. What: […]

Share experience in identity federation and electronic identities – Sept. 28, 2011, Sweden

Trust and usability are prerequisites for the development of commercial, administrative, social media and other e-services. To enable trust and usability today, secure and easy-to-use e-identification is in the users, service providers and the public interest. Identity federation is a solution that is now beginning to spread and gain in […]

Kantara announces Attribute Management Discussion Group formation

Kantara Initiative is pleased to announce the formation of the Attribute Management Discussion Group (AMDG). The purpose of this Discussion Group is to: IDENTIFY: Consensus on a working definition of “Attribute” for purposes of fulfilling further bullets below. IDENTIFY: Kantara Initiative stakeholder requirements regarding Attribute Management. DISCOVER: Attribute Management activities […]

Kantara Initiative News Round-Up: August 2011

Catch up on recent Kantara Initiative updates and activities: Registration open for Kantara Initiative Meeting Oct. 20-21, 2011 hosted by CA, Redwood City, CA, USA Spotlight on Colin Wallis New leadership for Kantara Initiative Identity Assurance Work Group New leadership for Kantara Initiative Japan Work Group UMA webinar recording now […]

Spotlight on Colin Wallis

Colin Wallis is the Chair of Kantara Initiative’s eGovernment work group and serves as Leadership Council rep on the Board of Trustees.  Colin has been actively involved with the Initiative since it’s inception and was previously Chair for Liberty Alliance’s eGovernment group. Colin originally comes from New Zealand and is Authentication […]

New leadership for Kantara Initiative Identity Assurance Work Group

Congratulations to Rich Furr who will serve as the new Identity Assurance WG Vice Chair. The focus of the Identity Assurance WG is to foster the adoption of trusted on-line identity services. To advance this goal, the group will provide a forum for identifying and resolving obstacles to market and […]

New leadership for Kantara Initiative Japan Work Group

Congratulations to Yamada Tatsushi who will serve as the new Japan WG Chair. The focus of the Japan WG is to promote the education and adoption of Kantara Initiative deliverables in the Japanese market and government. The Japan WG also generate best practice guidelines, suggestions and technical recommendations that feed […]

Registration open for Kantara Initiative Meeting Oct. 20-21, 2011 hosted by CA, Redwood City, CA, USA

Registration is open for the Kantara Initiative meeting Oct 20-21, 2011. Much thanks to CA who will host us at their training office in Redwood City, CA, USA. We invite you to join us at our 2-day event where Kantara’s Board of Trustees (BoT), Leadership Council (LC), Discussion Groups (DGs) […]