Aetna, Citi, Deutsche Telekom AG and UNINETT Present Award-Winning Applications at DIDW 2008

September 9 Program Details Business and Consumer Benefits of Identity-Enabled Applications Receiving the 2008 Liberty Alliance Identity Deployment of the Year Award

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Liberty Alliance, the global identity community working to build a more trustworthy internet for consumers, governments and businesses worldwide, today announced the Case Studies and Stories from IDDY Award Winners panel presentation taking place from 12:20pm - 1:10pm on September 9 at CSO Magazine’s DIDW Conference 2008. The interactive presentation will feature representatives from Aetna, Citi, Deutsche Telekom AG and UNINETT discussing highlights of identity-enabled applications that have won the 2008 Liberty Alliance IDDY (Identity Deployment of the Year) Award.

Moderated by Roger Sullivan, president of the Liberty Alliance Management Board and vice president of Oracle Identity Management, individuals attending the interactive session will gain insight into the award-winning applications that are enabling organizations to deliver a variety of secure and more privacy-respecting identity-enabled services to communities, organizations and people around the globe. The Case Studies and Stories from IDDY Award Winners panel is open to all DIDW participants with more information available.

“The 2008 IDDY Award panel provides DIDW participants with opportunity to learn how Aetna, Citi, Deutsche Telekom AG and UNINETT are leveraging Liberty Alliance specifications and business and policy frameworks to build and deploy successful identity systems,” said Brett McDowell, executive director, Liberty Alliance.


About the Liberty Alliance IDDY Award

Now in its third year, the IDDY Award recognizes digital identity deployments and up-and-coming identity-enabled enterprise, social networking and Web 2.0 applications that incorporate identity specifications and policy frameworks from Liberty Alliance. Previous IDDY Award winners are eBIZ.mobility, EduTech, Deutsche Telekom AG, The New Zealand Government, NTT Labs, Rearden Commerce and the UK Government Authentication Gateway. Judges for the 2008 award include Bob Bragdon, Publisher, CSO Magazine; Michael Barrett, CISO, PayPal, Inc.; Michelle Dennedy, CPO, Sun Microsystems; John Fontana, Senior Editor, Network World; Gerry Gebel, VP & Service Director, Identity and Privacy Strategies, Burton Group; Paul Madsen, Liberty Alliance Technology Expert Group and Identity Standards Researcher, NTT; Roger Sullivan, president of Liberty Alliance and vice president Oracle Identity Management; and Robin Wilton, Liberty Alliance Public Policy Expert Group and Corporate Architect, Sun Microsystems. A photo and more information about the IDDY is available.