Identity Assurance

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Kantara Initiative Awards Recognition at Assurance Levels 2 and 3 to Experian Identity Proofing Service Component Precise ID

26 July 2012, Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative announces the Recognition of Experian Precise ID as an Identity Proofing service component recognized for performance of Identity Proofing services at Assurance Levels 2 and 3. The Kantara Identity Assurance Accreditation and Certification Program assesses applicants against its strict criteria ensuring, among […]

Kantara Initiative announces Electrosoft as the latest Kantara-Accredited Assessor

April 18, 2012, Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative is proud to announce that Electrosoft is the latest Kantara-Accredited Assessor able to perform Kantara Service Assessments at Assurance Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. The Identity Assurance Framework (IAF) provides a means to enable relying parties to understand the trustworthiness of […]

New leadership for Kantara Initiative Identity Assurance Work Group

Congratulations to Rich Furr who will serve as the new Identity Assurance WG Vice Chair. The focus of the Identity Assurance WG is to foster the adoption of trusted on-line identity services. To advance this goal, the group will provide a forum for identifying and resolving obstacles to market and […]

June News Round-Up

Catch the round up of recent updates from Kantara Initiative: Authorization Standards Workshop at Burton Catalyst San Diego, July 27, 12:30-2:30pm Merger of Kantara’s IdP Selection WG into ULX WG Kantara Initiative Meeting, Oct. 19-21, Paris, France hosted by Orange-FT Kantara Initiative announces the formation of the Federation Interoperability Work […]

Kantara Initiative Webcast: Identity Assurance Frameworks within Federated IAM Systems, May 6, 7-7:45am PDT

We invite you to join us for the Kantara Initiative Webcast “Identity Assurance Frameworks within Federated IAM Systems” presented by Joni Brennan, Program Director, Kantara Initiative. The live Webcast is part of the Identity & Access Management Summit and takes place Thursday, May 6, 7-7:45am PDT. Register via the BrightTALK […]

A Windfall for Identity Assurance

On behalf of Frank Villavicencio, chair of the Identity Assurance WG.  Also published at Frank Villavicencio’s blog page. First off, I would like to would like to express my sympathy to those affected by the terrible earthquake that hit Chile this past weekend. Envio mi palabra de aliento y de […]

ANSI Identity Verification Standards a good fit with Identity Assurance Framework

Yesterday The Identity Theft Prevention and Identity Management Standards Panel (IDSP) released a workshop report calling for the development of an American National Standard on identity verification as a tool to help combat terrorism and identity theft. This is work Kantara Initiative supports and looks forward to continue our engagement […]

Kantara Initiative Announces Winners of the 2009 IDDY Award

Applications in the global identity, eCommerce, eGovernment, social networking and telecom sectors win Identity Deployment of the Year Awards Las Vegas, NV – September 15, 2009 — 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, […]

Matthew Gardiner with CA Blogs: Kantara Initiative Takes an Important Step to Formalizing the Establishment of Trust on the Internet – Greasing the Skids of Inter-Organizational Commerce

The Kantara Initiative yesterday announced the formation of the Identity Assurance Review Board (ARB).  This is a tangible example of the Kantara Initiative delivering on the non-technology related, identity meta-issues that I alluded to in my last Kantara Initiative blog.   I think in a few years we will look […]

Aetna, BT, SUNET and the US GSA Lead New Kantara Initiative Identity Assurance Review Board

Organizations take leadership role in driving trusted identity-enabled enterprise, SaaS and Cloud applications based on certified identity services August 18, 2009 – 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 representatives from […]