Identity Community Update

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Identity Collaboration Day – notes now available

Thanks to all who attended the Identity Collaboration Day on February 14 in San Francisco. Most of the notes are available from the sessions online at the IIW wiki page – stay tuned for further submissions in the coming days.  Please direct questions to

New leadership in Kantara Initiative's Identity Assurance Work Group (IAWG)

Congratulations to Frank Villavicencio and Myisha Frazier-McElveen on their elections as Co-chairs of Kantara Initiative’s Identity Assurance Work Group (IAWG). This is an exciting time in the IAWG. As we charge forward with an aggressive 2011 agenda, we look forward to their strong leadership in working toward the common goal […]

Announcing leadership of Kantara Initiative's Healthcare Identity Assurance WG

Congratulations to John Fraser of, Rick Moore of eHealth Ohio & Pete Palmer of Surescripts.  All three gentlemen will continue to serve this year as co-leading chairs for Kantara Initiative’s Healthcare Identity Assurance WG.   Previously, John, Rick and Pete led Liberty Alliance’s Healthcare SIG. We look forward to […]

Diverse Market Leaders from the Identity Ecosystem Converge on March 1 at RSA

Diverse Market Leaders from the Identity Ecosystem Converge to Stage Kantara Initiative’s RSA Security Pre-Conference Workshop on “Technology, Policy and Compliance for Identity Services in 2010 and Beyond” Gain State-of-Identity Insight of common Cloud/SaaS scenarios and recent developments in assurance, multi-protocol interoperability, privacy-enablement and more from Enterprise and Consumer Market […]

Announcing Philippe Clement as Kantara Initiative's Identity Provider Selection WG Chair

We’re happy to announce the continued leadership of Philippe Clement as Kantara Initiative’s Identity Provider Selection Working Group Chair.  Philippe works at Orange-FT Group and has been involved with Kantara Initiative since it’s inception as Chair of the Identity Provider Selection WG.  In previous years, Philippe actively worked with the […]

Announcing Kenji Takahashi as Kantara Initiative's Japan WG Chair

We’re happy to announce the continued leadership of Kenji Takahashi as Kantara Initiative’s Japan WG (Working Group) Chair.  Mr. Takahashi of NTT has worked with Kantara Initiative since it’s launch alongside Toshihiro Suzuki of Oracle Corporation as co-chair of the Japan WG.  Kenji also leads the Japan Discussion Group for Kantara. […]

Kantara Initiative's UMA WG webinar: UMA explained – listen and watch the recording

You can listen to and watch the recording the UMA explained webinar presented by Eve Maler and Paul Bryan from Kantara Initiative’s UMA WG. To benefit from the increasing number of services accessible over the Web, we’re forced to “hand over the data” — data that’s sensitive, valuable, and personal […]