Tag: Identity Assurance Framework

Dissecting all the buzz about Identity Assurance

One of the big buzzwords this past month or so has been “Identity Assurance“. Liberty Alliance made a big push for the Identity Assurance Framework (IAF)at DIDW last month, conducting a number of sessions/workshops introducing it to the masses. Our old friend Frank Villavicencio, who is a co-chair of the IAEG, was a star at

Conversations were center at DIDW

My Digital ID World was all about conversations. Much more useful to me than the sessions was the opportunity to brainstorm with some very smart, very committed (some insanely so) people in the identity community. The sessions were good, and some managed to inspire some original thought. But the hallway conversations (so to speak) were

A little more on OpenID adoption

In response to my post about the lag in OpenID RP adoption, Mark Workel asked the following questions: 1. What are the strategic advantages of becoming an IdP? 2. As a consumer or RP, how do I know if an IdP is reliable? I don’t think I can authoritatively answer these, but I do have

The Real World: Catalyst Conference Edition

Another Catalyst conference has come and gone, leaving us with a lot of material to chew on and ponder. Burton always forces us to think about what we are doing, especially those of us that have products to deliver. And it’s always interesting to see all the new companies that are popping up in the