Kantara Intiative Blog


Kantara Initiative to Participate at IHE North American Connectathon 2015

Kantara Initiative will join with more than 500+ of the industry’s top engineers, IT architects, and project managers to take part in five intense days of interoperability testing at the IHE North American (NA) Connectathon 2015. Set to take place at its new location in the Cleveland Convention Center and HIMSS Innovation Center in […]


European Workshop on Trust & Identity

For those who are in the EU or will be near Vienna, Austria.  You may wish to attend the European Workshop on Trust and Identity to discuss “Connecting Identity Management Initiatives.” This is an openspace workshop where attendees will have the opportunity to network and share with others. Details: https://identityworkshop.eu/tiki-index.php Openspace workshops […]


2014 IRM Summit – Kantara is Community Home of IRM

Last week we had the pleasure of taking part in the Identity Relationship Management (IRM) Summit in Phoenix, Arizona.  The event was sponsored by Kantara Initiative Board Member ForgeRock with additional support of many industry leaders including another Kantara Board Member Radiant Logic.  There were too many supporters of this […]


Snapshot: SAML IOP Past, Present, and Future

Our guest blogger today is Kantara Member Rainer Hörbe. Rainer has been a contributor, architect and standards editor for the Austrian eGovernment federation. In the European cross-border eHealth federation project epSOS he served as security policy adviser.  As a Member of Kantara Initiative, OASIS, and ISO SC27 he is engaged […]


Executive Director’s Corner – October 2013

Welcome to the Executive Director’s Corner.  We verify Trusted ID system actors, build markets, enable communities, influence stakeholders, and give our members competitive industry visibility.  We share one common goal: to collaborate to develop and operate services that build markets that enable use of high-value trusted identity credentials. As Executive […]


Kantara TIDX Summit at Smart Card Alliance – Oct 14

Kantara Trusted Identity Exchange (TIDX) Summit at Smart Card Alliance on October 14 Our workshop will provide expert insights about current and emerging ID Solutions and their flow from instantiation to real-world use. We’ve got an amazing line up and we’d love to hear from you too! When: October 14 […]


User-Managed Access for Higher Education: UMA Enables Secure, Private College Transcript Sharing

Kantara Initiative announces revision 5 of the User-Managed Access (UMA) protocol and a free public webinar on October 17 about UMA’s benefits for higher education data sharing. PISCATAWAY, NJ, USA – October 11, 2012 – Valuable personal data about us resides in dozens of different web locations, and we frequently […]