In 2016, the User-Managed Access Work Group set out roadmap objectives for achieving better UMA alignment with OAuth and OpenID Connect, simplifying UMA’s design, solving additional Internet of Things use cases, and making it possible to serve the widest possible ecosystems. Now, having met its goals, the group has entered a “WG last-call” stage to […]
Historically, businesses have been able to treat user consent purely as a risk management exercise, something they have to do simply for privacy compliance. However, the rise of the internet of things combined with a fast-changing regulatory environment means this mindset needs to change — and soon.
February may be a short month, but for EEMA it has been very busy indeed, with the team travelling extensively throughout Europe, as our busy 2017 program of activity continues. We have sought out some fantastic locations for events planned later this year, meanwhile the European Trust Foundation has welcomed […]
We live in a society where we have to place warnings on cups that the coffee you’ve just knowingly purchased is hot, yet we hand out smartphones to kids like they’re candy without understanding the risks that these devices pose to our safety.
System engineers have one, so do programmers and database administrators. What they have are professional associations that organize like-minded people who share a specific expertise. And now those working on identity and access management are seeking the same sort of organization and credentials.
A quick update to the Kantara Community – a bunch of us Consent Receipt geeks were in Helsinki from November 25th to December 1st collaborating with the My Data project and pitching privacy receipts (thanks to the generous sponsorship of YOTI). We have competed in the Ultrahack competition over the […]
In the midst of the ongoing privacy and security conversations in financial institutions and organizations across the country, I want to put a stake in the ground and state that I believe identity is the missing leg of the security/privacy stool. What I mean is that identity is both a […]
Organizations to Work Together to Promote Trusted, Privacy-respecting Digital Identity and Personal Data Ecosystems to Support the Digital Economy WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – November 16, 2016 — Kantara Initiative and the European Association for E-identity and Security (EEMA) announced today that they executed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at a […]
Wallis to Make Case for Why the Time is Now to Establish a Digital Identity Professional Organization WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – November 8, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, announced today that its Executive Director, Colin Wallis, will speak […]
Two Groups to Work Together to Promote a Fairer and Safer Digital Identity Ecosystem to Support the Digital Economy WAKEFIELD, Mass., USA – October 26, 2016 — Kantara Initiative, which provides strategic vision and real-world innovation elements for the digital identity transformation, and the Personal Data Ecosystem Consortium (PDEC), which […]