Kantara Initiative

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Kantara Initiative grants Accreditation to Deloitte & Touche LLP, and, eValid8, and Approves Verizons Universal Identity Service at LoA3

Dec. 5, 2011 Piscataway, NJ – Kantara Initiative announces the accreditation of two assessors, Deloitte & Touche LLP [1] and eValid8 [2], who are now qualified to perform assessments for the Kantara Identity Assurance Framework for both the Identity Credential and Access Management (ICAM) and non-ICAM Trust Frameworks. Additionally, Kantara […]

Spotlight on Leif Johansson

Leif Johansson is the Chair of the Kantara Initiative Assurance Review Board and sits on Kantara Initiative Assurance Review Board Kantara’s Interoperability Review Board. He is also the co-chair of the IETF ABFAB working group, a member of Internet2 MACE & Terena ECAM. He is the SUNET contact for the […]

Announcing re-election and new leadership for Kantara Initiative’s Identity Assurance Work Group

Please join us in congratulating re-elected leadership of Kantara Initiative’s Identity Assurance Work Group. Myisha Frazier-McElveen, Truestone – Chair Rich Furr, Safe BioPharma – Co-chair The Identity Assurance Work Group  was formed within the Kantara Initiative to foster the adoption of trusted on-line identity services. To advance this goal, the […]

Announcing re-election and new leadership for Kantara Initiative’s Information Sharing Work Group

Please join us in congratulating re-elected leadership of Kantara Initiative’s Information Sharing Work Group. Joe Andieu – Co-chair Judi Clark – Secretary Iain Henderson – Co-chair The goal of this working group is to identify and document the use cases and scenarios that illustrate the various sub-sets of user driven […]

New leadership for Kantara Initiative's Attribute Management Discussion Group

Kantara Initiative is pleased to announce leadership of the Attribute Management Discussion Group (AMDG). Sal D’Agostino (IDmachines) – Chair Keith Hazelton (University of Wisconson – Madison) – Vice-chair Heather Flanagan (Internet2) – Secretary Please join in welcoming Sal, Keith & Heather – we look forward to the efforts and new […]

Video and slide presentation from Share experience in Identity Federation and Electronic Identities – Sept. 28, 2011, Sweden

View the video and slide presentation at the Share experience in Identity Federation and Electronic Identities – Sept. 28, 2011, Sweden A presentation by Joni Brennan, Executive Director of Kantara Initiative – The Bridge to Communities Assurance, Governance and Technical Interoperability Video Presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHFqMUe04lQ&feature=youtu.be Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/kantarainitiative/kantara-a-global-context-2011

Kantara Initiative – the first Approved US ICAM LoA 1, 2, and 3 non-PKI Trust Framework Provider

Piscataway, NJ – November 1, 2011: The Kantara Initiative announced today the final approval of their Trust Framework Provider (TFP) program as the only Approved US Government TFP certifying Levels of Assurance (LoA) 1, 2 and 3 non-crypto (non-PKI) [1]. This announcement follows the recent Office Management Budget (OMB) memo […]

Kantara Initiative Identity Summit at Smart Card Alliance Conference, Nov. 1, 2011

Join us for our one-day Identity Summit at the Smart Card Alliance Conference. This Summit will contain presentations, panels and discussion from diverse market leaders discussing industry efforts focused on governance, assurance, certification and in particular how this relates to NSTIC. Learn about current progress and new community efforts underway. What: […]

Kantara announces Attribute Management Discussion Group formation

Kantara Initiative is pleased to announce the formation of the Attribute Management Discussion Group (AMDG). The purpose of this Discussion Group is to: IDENTIFY: Consensus on a working definition of “Attribute” for purposes of fulfilling further bullets below. IDENTIFY: Kantara Initiative stakeholder requirements regarding Attribute Management. DISCOVER: Attribute Management activities […]