2014 Season’s Greetings

Dear Kantara Initiative Community,
We take a moment to reflect upon the innovations and progress of 2014 and looking forward to 2015.  The organization has grown attracting innovators at work in a real world environment. Kantara Initiative members collaborate and coordinate to share resources developing identity technology and policy resources in alignment with open standards principles. We’re proud to of the Kantara Initiative membership who continue to influence activities at the intersection of technology innovation and Internet governance policy.
Thanks to the Kantara Members, partners, and peers for your tireless contributions to innovate for the broadest good of society. Best Regards to all on this solstice and we wish you a happy and productive 2015!
– Joni Brennan
Executive Director
Kantara Initiative

imgOECD-ITAC  IoT and Identity – Managing Personal Data Toward Market Growth in the Age of a Connected LifePremier Kantara Initiative participates in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Internet Technology Advisory Committee (OECD-ITAC) providing industry input for issues involving identity, privacy, security, big-data driven economy, and entrepreneurial growth.
img Kantara Initiative Helps Accelerate Time-to-Market for Digital Citizen ServicesThis entry was posted October 17, 2014
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
 IEEE_SA_Logo IEEE-SA joins Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees to drive Identity Management Open StandardsThis entry was posted on February 25, 2014
Kantara Initiative, a global identity initiative community, announced today that IEEE-SA has joined the Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees.
 ID.me Kantara Initiative Awards ID.me CSP Trustmark Grant at ALs 1, 2 & 3This entry was posted on September 11, 2014
ID.me positioned to issue high assurance Digital Identity Credentials across the public and private sectors
 fugen 8KMiles is the First Kantara Certification Testing Lab verifying SAML technical deployment interoperabilityThis entry was posted on May 13, 2014
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.
 europoint lg Kantara Initiative grants Europoint jurisdiction to perform FICAM assessmentsThis entry was posted on April 3, 2014
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.
UMA logo UMA Takes Home Award from EIC 2014!This entry was posted on May 22, 2014
User-Managed Access awarded 2014 Best Innovation in Information Security from European Identity & Cloud Conference. User-Managed Access (UMA) has won the 2014 Innovation in Information Security award from the European Identity & Cloud Conference.
UMA logo User-Managed Access for the Enterprise: UMA Enables Web Access Management ModernizationThis entry was posted on March 18, 2014
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?
img IoT and Identity Strategic Workshop SeriesThis entry was posted on September 29, 2014 
Connecting communities and ecosystems is part of our mission to build more trusted markets and experiences around Identity Management..
 openstand OpenStand the IoT and Connected LifeThis entry was posted on November 19, 2014
As modern ICT infrastructure, networked devices and sensors combine to form the framework for the Internet of Things (IoT), the vital lifeblood that flows through IoT is personal and object-related data. The secure, precise and reliable management of the data shared between connected machines, objects and humans is critical to the future.