CA Joins Liberty Alliance Management Board

Provider of Enterprise IT Management Software Takes Key Role in Fostering Open, Secure and Privacy-Respecting Digital Identity Management Solutions

Liberty Alliance, the global identity community working to build a more trustworthy Internet for businesses, governments and people worldwide, today announced that CA has become a member of the Liberty Alliance Management Board. CA joins Liberty Alliance board members from AOL, BT, France Telecom, Intel, Novell, NTT, Oracle and Sun Microsystems to help drive the strategic direction of Liberty Alliance on a global basis.

“Liberty Alliance is helping organizations create a deeper trust in conducting Web-based business by collaborating with industry to develop open specifications and standardized business and policy frameworks to more quickly and widely deploy interoperable identity-enabled services,” said Matthew Gardiner, senior principal, CA Security Management. “CA is expanding its role in Liberty Alliance to help foster the next generation of secure and privacy-respecting identity-enabled enterprise Web, Web services, and Web 2.0 applications.”

CA joined Liberty Alliance as a sponsor member in 2004 and has participated in several of its global expert groups where members work collaboratively to develop open identity specifications, business and policy frameworks and best practices for digital identity management based on well defined use cases and market requirements. CA has also participated in Liberty Alliance special interest groups, many of which are open to the public and formed by members from around the world to solve global, regional and vertical-specific identity management challenges.

About Liberty Alliance
Liberty Alliance is the only global identity community with a membership base that includes technology vendors, consumer service providers and educational and government organizations working together to build a more trustworthy Internet by addressing the technology, policy and privacy aspects of digital identity management. Liberty Alliance works with identity organizations worldwide to ensure all voices are included in the global identity discussion and regularly holds and participates in public events designed to advance the harmonization and interoperability of CardSpace, Liberty SAML 2.0 Federation, Liberty Identity Web Services, OpenID and WS-* specifications. More information about Liberty Alliance as well as information about how to join many of its public groups and mail lists is available at

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