[DG-IDoT] Common identity standard

Paul Madsen pmadsen at pingidentity.com
Tue Jul 21 09:46:41 CDT 2015


(one of) what is needed is a standardized mechanism for devices to 
present their identity (and those humans for which they are acting) to 
other things, cloud endpoints & applications



On 7/16/15 2:38 PM, Ranjan Jain (ranjain) wrote:
> Hey y’all,
> Hope everyone is doing well. Just wanted to bounce a question which 
> I’m consistently getting asked around Identity, IoT perspective. Is 
> there any industry standard in place or in works which can be used as 
> a common standard across multiple identities. What I mean by this is 
> that humans have SSN as an identity while a thermostat may have serial 
> number while a network device may have a Mac ID as their identity. So, 
> while individually they all have their own identity standard, when in 
> the IoT world, all these entities start interacting with each other, 
> how do we translate one identity into another or how will one identity 
> interact with another identity in a standards way?
>
> Thanks
> Ranjan
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