[Wg-p3] Advisory Committee: 'Comprehensive ID management' needed in U.S.

Mark Lizar info at smartspecies.com
Tue Aug 25 09:09:54 PDT 2009


Are there specific initiatives focused on the international  
interoperability?

On 25 Aug 2009, at 12:58, j stollman wrote:

> Trent,
>
> My take on the article is the the work referenced in the article is  
> targeted at transactions in their broadest sense.  ICAM has the  
> limited focus of developing a solution for public access to  
> government applications.
>
> Obviously, it would be ideal if the ICAM subset falls within the  
> eventual solution set that eventually emerges for the broader market  
> which includes b-to-b, b-to-c, b-to-g, as was a c-to-g.   
> Additionally, I interepret the White House guidance as inclusive of  
> other identity transactions beyond the internet, such as physical  
> access control and emergency response.
>
> One major hurdle that tends to be overlooked, of course, is  
> international interoperability.  The article makes no reference to  
> trying to resolve the identity problem on a global basis.  Perhaps  
> the US can lead and, if we develop a sufficiently robust solution,  
> others will follow.  But I don't see any national identity solution  
> having much life if it can't be globalized.  Businesses are global  
> and people now deal globally without even knowing it on the  
> internet.  If we can't identity everyone involved in a transaction,  
> it is hard to put much trust in the transaction and one's ability to  
> protect his/her privacy.
>
> Jeff
>
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 7:08 PM, J. Trent Adams  
> <jtrentadams at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm curious how this squares with the GSA/ICAM work.  Are they
> coordinating activities, starting from the same directive and  
> diverging,
> or working entirely independently?
>
> Anyone know?
>
> - Trent
>
>
> Mark Lizar wrote:
> >
> >
> > An article today in SecureID News
> > <http://www.secureidnews.com/2009/08/24/advisory-committee-comprehensive-id-management-needed-in-u-s 
> >.
> >  Perhaps a press release and similar ( maybe a follow-up article sen
> > to SecureID News would be a strategy worth considering?
> >
> >
> > - Mark
> >
> >
> >  
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