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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 […]

Announcing User-Managed Access: UMA Gives Data-Sharing Power to the People

Kantara Initiative has announced the release of a Draft Recommendation for the User-Managed Access (UMA) protocol. UMA heralds a new era of user-centric access control for web-based applications such as social networking sites, content-sharing portals, and personal clouds. PISCATAWAY, NJ, USA – July 7, 2011 – As we spend more […]

CA Technologies, IBM Corporation, SAP AG and UNINETT pass Kantara Initiative SAML 2.0 Full-Matrix Interoperability Testing

Kantara Initiative today announced that identity management products from CA Technologies, IBM Corporation, SAP AG, and UNINETT passed the Kantara Initiative SAML 2.0 Full-Matrix Interoperability testing. Piscataway, NJ – May 10, 2011 – Kantara Initiative sponsored the test event for the purpose of testing the interoperability of implementations in accordance […]

Kantara Initiative & eCitizen Foundation announces kick-off of Patient ID Service (PIDS) pilot

Patient Identity Service Delivers Privacy-enhancing Patient Control of Health Information – putting the Patient at the Center of their own Health Care Using New Technologies Piscataway, NJ – March 1, 2011 – Kantara Initiative and the eCitizen Foundation are pleased to announce the kick-off of the Patient ID Service (PIDS) […]

Kantara Initiative Announces Winners of the 2011 IDDY Awards

San Francisco, CA – February 14, 2011 — Kantara Initiative, a global identity community working to solve harmonization and interoperability challenges among identity-enabled enterprise, Web 2.0 and Cloud applications and services, today announced that two applications have won the 2011 IDDY (Identity Deployment of the Year) Award. The IDDY Deployment […]

Kantara Initiative and Open Identity Exchange Announce Collaboration to Grow Trust Framework Adoption

Piscataway, NJ, July 27, 2010 – Open Identity Exchange (OIX) and Kantara Initiative announced today that they will begin collaborating on digital trust framework development to build and promote adoption of a robust online trust ecosystem. Digital trust frameworks enable trust in transactions such as logins, registrations, and online eCommerce […]

Kantara Initiative Collaborating with Open Identity Exchange, OpenID Foundation and others on Multi-Protocol Federation Interoperability Demonstration

Authorization Standards Workshop Also Being Held at Burton Group Catalyst Conference North America 2010. Piscataway, NJ, July 19, 2010 – Kantara Initiative, an open forum providing identity ecosystem members the opportunity to collaboratively address harmonization and interoperability challenges that exist between identity systems, Web 2.0 applications and services, and Web-based […]

Kantara Initiative Announces Identity Assurance Framework 2.0

Piscataway, NJ 17 May 2010 – Kantara Initiative, a global identity consortium promoting technical interoperability and harmonization to grow trust in Identity and Identity Access Management standards, products, and service deployments, today announced approval of its Identity Assurance Framework (IAF) 2.0 as a formal Kantara Initiative Recommendation. Building upon previous […]

Kantara Initiative Engages Drummond Group to Manage Global Interoperability Program

Kantara Initiative, Piscataway, NJ – April 26, 2010 – Kantara Initiative, the global identity consortium promoting technical interoperability and harmonization to grow trust in Identity and Identity Access Management standards, products, and service deployments, today announced its selection of Drummond Group Inc. (DGI), the trusted interoperability test lab, to expand […]

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 […]