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User-Managed Access for Higher Education: UMA Enables Secure, Private College Transcript Sharing

Kantara Initiative announces revision 5 of the User-Managed Access (UMA) protocol and a free public webinar on October 17 about UMA’s benefits for higher education data sharing. PISCATAWAY, NJ, USA – October 11, 2012 – Valuable personal data about us resides in dozens of different web locations, and we frequently […]

Share experience in identity federation and electronic identities – Sept. 28, 2011, Sweden

Trust and usability are prerequisites for the development of commercial, administrative, social media and other e-services. To enable trust and usability today, secure and easy-to-use e-identification is in the users, service providers and the public interest. Identity federation is a solution that is now beginning to spread and gain in […]

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 […]

Reporting From RSA 2010: Identity, Health Care, and a Higher Realm of Credentials

Written by Mike Kirkwood. Read the full article. This week we are reporting from RSA, the security conference in San Francisco. We’ve seen hackers, threats, and industry leaders roaming these halls – and among these we found leaders of the identity community, people who are thought leaders focused on creating […]

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 […]