[DG-IDoT] Common identity standard

Salvatore D'Agostino sal at idmachines.com
Tue Jul 21 10:42:34 CDT 2015


Other than ip devices?  In that case there are mechanisms support scanning ( eg NMAP) or SNMP that have been around for a while these are typically not exactly API friendly but do provide a starting point and we make good use in our offerings.

Salvatore D'Agostino
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> On Jul 21, 2015, at 10:46 AM, Paul Madsen <pmadsen at pingidentity.com> wrote:
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> (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
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>> 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?
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>> Thanks
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