Yesterday I talked about the NYT article on personal identity management, and alluded to the discussion it generated on the nature of the Identity Oracle that Burton’s Bob Blakely introduced a while ago. The Identity Oracle concept is at the heart of any L.L.P based identity infrastructure. Kim Cameron read the article and the following
Category: User-Centric Identity
Yesterday I read an article in the New York Times entitled ‘Securing Very Important Data: Your Own‘. One of the rare mainstream discussions about personal identity management (as opposed to the common identity theft related articles that you see constantly), the article touched upon some of the more interesting discussions that are going on in
It took me a while to recover from last weeks Digital ID World conference. And it wasn’t just because of the mad scramble I went through at the last minute to update all my slides for my talk. That was just the side effect of spending too much time in some really interesting sessions and
You know you are at a good conference any time your keynote address throws up a picture of Neo (from The Matrix) on the screen. That’s exactly what Doc Searls did during a typically humorous and thought-provoking keynote roughly titled “The Decentralization of Identity” (actually re-titled in real time based on Phil Becker’s opening keynote)
Facebook is attracting a lot of attention from the identity community, with many of us signing up on the site. And the blog entries regarding the experience make for some interesting reading. Pamela Dingle blogged about the basic dilemma that most of us faced when we first signed up – our disinclination to give up
In a recent blog post (E-Passports equals E-pportunity for Hackers?), I touched on the security and privacy issues arising from the use of RFID technology in the context on the new e-passports. Now Scientific Technology Options Assessment (STOA), an arm of the European Parliament, has released a report (RFID and Identity Management in Everyday Life)
Wired contributor Scott Gilbertson recently ranted about how social networks are adding to the ubiquitous walled gardens on the web (Slap in the Facebook: It’s Time for Social Networks to Open Up). He talked about something that we are all a little weary of – having to set up the same relationships in each social
After a day and a half, I can safely say that Catalyst is living up to its reputation of being on the cutting edge of identity trends and issues. After a typically boisterous start to the conference on Wednesday, where Mike Neuenschwander set the tone by introducing a superhero called “Captain Controls“, the conference settled
That catchy slogan can only mean one thing – it’s time for the annual Catalyst Conference (US edition), hosted by the Burton Group. Running from June 25-29 in San Francisco, the event will once again aim to stir things up by bringing together people in a forum where debates will rage and ideas will fly.
I received this newswire story about a new company called safeTspace that claims to provide the kind of identity and age verification service that I blogged about a few weeks ago. Aimed at social-networking sites like MySpace, it combines an in-person registration process with biometric authentication to offer an unprecedented level of security for users.