Aetna, Citi, Deutsche Telekom AG and UNINETT Win 2008 Liberty Alliance IDDY Awards
– Liberty Alliance today announced Aetna, Citi, Deutsche Telekom AG and UNINETT have won the 2008 IDDY (Identity Deployment of the Year) Award. This year the judging panel awarded IDDYs in three categories covering Liberty-based deployments, Liberty-based emerging applications and multi-protocol identity-enabled solutions incorporating open identity specifications from Liberty Alliance. Winners will receive the IDDY Award on-stage at CSO Magazine’s Digital ID World 2008 conference in Anaheim CA on September 9.
Liberty Alliance Announces First Release of Identity Governance Framework Components
– Liberty Alliance today announced the first public release of components of the Liberty Identity Governance Framework. Developed with wide cross-industry support, the Liberty Identity Governance Framework (IGF) is the industry’s first programmatic and auditable open standards-based initiative designed to help organizations better govern and protect identity-related employee, customer and partner information as it flows across heterogeneous applications and networks.
Liberty Alliance Marks Policy and Privacy Milestone for Identity-Enabled Enterprise and Web 2.0 Applications
– Liberty Alliance today announced an industry milestone in driving trust and privacy into enterprise and identity-enabled applications based on the release of the Liberty Identity Assurance Framework (IAF) and the Liberty Identity Governance Framework (IGF). Today’s news is the result of the collaborative development of standardized frameworks and technologies designed to meet cross-industry requirements for policy-based security and privacy systems, with a focus on streamlining the establishment and management of identity and trust across user-driven applications and networks.
Liberty Alliance Releases Identity Assurance Framework
– Liberty Alliance today announced the first public release of the protocol independent Liberty Identity Assurance Framework (IAF). The IAF details four identity assurance levels to ease and speed the process of linking trusted identity-enabled enterprise, social networking and Web 2.0 applications together based on standardized business rules and security risks associated with each level of identity assurance. Liberty Alliance will launch an IAF identity assurance accreditation and certification program during 3Q 08.
Liberty Alliance Announces Judging Panel for the 2008 IDDY Awards
– Liberty Alliance today announced the judging panel for the 2008 IDDY (IDentity Deployment of the Year) Awards. This year judges will be evaluating nominations in three categories: a Liberty-based deployment, a Liberty-based emerging application and a new multi-protocol application category. The call for nominations for the 2008 IDDY Awards ends on Monday, June 16, with winners announced on June 30. IDDYs will be presented at CSO Magazine’s Digital ID World 2008 conference (September 8-10) in Anaheim, CA.
Liberty Alliance Announces Call for Nominations for the 2008 IDDY Awards
– Liberty Alliance today announced a call for nominations for the 2008 IDDY Awards. The IDDY Award (IDentity Deployment of the Year) recognizes identity-based applications built using Liberty Federation (SAML 2.0), Liberty Web Services, Liberty People Service and Liberty Advanced Client specifications. The call for nominations ends on Monday, June 16, with winners announced on June 30. IDDY Awards will be presented at CSO magazine’s Digital ID World 2008 conference (September 8-10) in Anaheim, CA.
‘Zero Day Threat’ Focus of May 7 Liberty Alliance Privacy in an Online, Web 2.0 World Webcast
Liberty Alliance Privacy in an Online, Web 2.0 World Webcast Series Continues April 23
– Liberty Alliance today announced highlights of the Privacy in Perspective webcast taking place at 8 am US PT (3:00 UTC) on Wednesday, April 23. The public event is hosted by Phil Hunt, Director Security Standards, Oracle Identity Management, and lead developer of the Liberty Identity Governance Framework (IGF) open source project at OpenLiberty.org. The session will overview the privacy benefits IGF delivers to enterprise applications and how the framework lays the foundation for developing enterprise-grade Web 2.0 applications.
Liberty Alliance Privacy in an Online, Web 2.0 World Webcast Series Launches April 16
– Liberty Alliance today announced highlights of the first of three webcasts from its 2008 Privacy in Perspective series. Taking Place at 8 am US PT (3:00 UTC) on Wednesday, April 16, the public event is hosted by Robin Wilton, Corporate Architect for Federated Identity, Sun Microsystems and co-chair of the Liberty Alliance Public Policy Group. The webcast will review findings and next steps from the ongoing series of global Liberty Alliance privacy summits held so far in Basel, Berlin, Brussels, London and Washington DC.
Privacy in an Online, Web 2.0 World Focus of New Liberty Alliance Webcast Series
– Liberty Alliance today announced the 2008 Privacy in Perspective webcast series. The webcasts examine online privacy issues from both a consumer and enterprise perspective and present potential solutions for better privacy in the Web 2.0 world. Hosted by leaders in the technology, public policy and media sectors, the Wednesday, April 19, 23 and 30 webcasts begin at 8 am US PT (3 pm UTC) and are open to the public.
Liberty Alliance Showcases Consumer and Business Benefits of Open and Proven Interoperable Identity Standards at RSA Conference 2008
– Liberty Alliance today announced the Identity Federation and Web Services: Happening Today – Enabling Tomorrow workshop taking place at RSA Conference 2008 in San Francisco on Monday, April 7 from 1 – 4:30 pm. The interactive event features Liberty Alliance members from CA, Intel, NTT, Ping Identity and RSA presenting case studies, demonstrations and cutting-edge proof-of-concept applications built using open and proven interoperable identity standards from Liberty Alliance.
OpenLiberty.org Releases Open Source Code for Driving Security and Privacy Into Web Services and Web 2.0 Applications
– OpenLiberty.org, the global open source community working to provide developers with resources and support for building interoperable, secure and privacy-respecting identity services, today announced the release of OpenLiberty-J, an open source Liberty Web Services (ID-WSF 2.0) client library designed to ease the development and accelerate the deployment of secure, standards-compliant Web 2.0 Applications. OpenLiberty.org will hold a public webcast to review OpenLiberty-J on April 2 at 8 am US PT.
Global Interoperability and Patient Privacy Focus of New Liberty Alliance Health Identity Management Group
– Liberty Alliance today announced the launch of a global public forum formed to develop an interoperable, secure and privacy-respecting information exchange system for the healthcare sector. The Liberty Alliance Health Identity Management Special Interest Group (HIM SIG) is leveraging the Liberty Alliance model of addressing the technology, business and privacy aspects of digital identity management to meet the unique identity management and regulatory challenges facing the international healthcare industry today.
Liberty Alliance Schedules Four Public Interactive Webcasts to Review and Finalize Identity Assurance Framework Criteria
– Liberty Alliance today released the latest version of the Liberty Identity Assurance Framework (IAF). Liberty Alliance is also announcing four public webcasts, each designed to review and gather industry input into primary sections of the IAF as the Framework moves to final during 2Q of this year. The latest version of the IAF is based on recent input from over 40 representatives from the global financial services, government, telecom, healthcare, system integrator and technology sectors and is available for additional review and comment.
Liberty Alliance Announces March 10 Santa Clara Identity Management Implementation Workshop
– Liberty Alliance today announced a digital identity management implementation workshop taking place on March 10 from 9:30am – 5:30pm in Santa Clara, CA. This free public event is for developers, system integrators and technical, business and policy teams interested in understanding how to implement Liberty’s open identity specifications and policy-based governance and privacy frameworks to build and deploy secure and privacy-respecting identity systems.