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Our next webinar is scheduled for Oct 17 at 8am PT! (Chart for other time zones here.) The topic is UMA and Higher Education. We'll show an extensive demo of how students can manage access by a variety of prospective employers to distributed, trusted information about their educational achievements. Join us (details on our calendar and below), and follow @UMAWG and hashtag #UMAedu for news. See the press release here.

Meeting Number: 252 418 084 (this meeting does not require a password)
https://ieeemeetings.webex.com/ieeemeetings/j.php?ED=191340043&UID=498898617&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D
Provide your phone number when you join the meeting to receive a call back. Alternatively, you can call 1-866-2030920 (US) or +1-206-4450056 (US), code 542 369 5925
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UMA extension efforts

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We are undertaking some important new work on an UMA "policy manager" extension, and more. You can check it out by reading our Meetings and Minutes, and if you're interested to contribute, be sure to click our Join link above! ⬆︎

Here are the UMA Grant (PDF, HTML for deep linking) and UMA Federated Authorization Recommendations (PDF, HTML for deep linking). Don't miss the UMA2 masterclass delivered by two UMAnitarians at the Identiverse conference in Boston in June 2018 (slides and video). (The slides and video from the previous year's Authorization: Age of UMA session set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was also a big hit!) The Release Notes review all final UMA1-to-UMA2 changes. See also the UMA Implementer's Guide, our list of known Implementations, and discussions of Case Studies. Finally, see the detailed UMA Grant sequence diagram and FedAuthz sequence diagram.

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The purpose of the UMA Work Group (charter) is to develop specs that let an individual control the authorization of data sharing and service access made between online services on the individual's behalf, and to facilitate interoperable implementations of the specs. Read the spec, join the group, get involved!
Follow us on Twitter – our handle is @UMAWG and we often use the hashtag #UMAWG. (Short

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User-Managed Access (UMA) is an award-winning OAuth-based protocol designed to give an individual a unified control point for authorizing who and what can get access to their digital data, content, and services, no matter where all those things live. Read the specs, join the group, check out the implementations, follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, get involved!

The group is currently working on extensions to UMA V2.0.

The short link for this page is http://tinyurl.com/umawg

– spread the word.) Find us on Facebook tooJune 16: The UMA group is collecting information for interop testing. Head to our OSIS area (short link http://tinyurl.com/umaiop – spread the word) to learn more.

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News:

  • October 11: New information about UMA in languages is now available! Wikipedia has entries in Italian and Spanish. See the FAQ introduction for links.
  • October 5: Our next webinar is scheduled for Oct 17 at 8am PT! The topic is UMA and Higher Education. We'll show an extensive demo of how students can manage access by a variety of prospective employers to distributed, trusted information about their educational achievements. Join us (details on our calendar), and follow @UMAWG and hashtag #UMAedu for news.
  • August 12: The introduction to the UMA FAQ now summarizes various notable external sources of UMA information and opinion. If you're aware of others we've missed, tweet us to let us know.
  • July 27: The Fraunhofer implementation doc (V0.8) now has Help for Developers – check it out on the Implementations page!
  • July 9: The Fraunhofer AISEC team has made its Java-based UMA implementation available through open source! Our Implementations page has all the links you need, for this project and others. Check out the Fraunhofer documentation linked from that page for a nice screen-by-screen demo of how it all works.
  • June 30: There's a new tutorial available for using the Python-based PUMA library to create an UMA requester application. It's a great addition to the existing tutorial for creating an UMA host application.
  • June 29: If you want to see the details of the UMA protocol flow, see this new frequently asked question, which points to accurate web sequence diagrams that have embedded spec section references.
  • June 26: Don't miss Domenico Catalano's presentation on UMA to the Oracle Community for Security in Italy.
    • 20 Oct '20: You can get UMAnitarian George Fletcher's UMA 101 presentation from IIW right here.
    • 15 Oct '20: We are undertaking some important new work on an UMA "policy manager" extension, and more. You can check it out by reading our Meetings and Minutes, and if you're interested to contribute, be sure to click our Join link above! ⬆︎
    • 1 Oct '20: WG chair Eve Maler presented UMA to the Decentralized Identity Foundation Secure Data Storage WG. Here are her slides
    • 22 Nov '19: There's a new implementation up on the Implementations page: PatientShare from Lush Group. It's also an implementation of the HEART profiles. Read all about it and check it out!
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    • Vice-Chair: Maciej MachulakAlec Laws
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