Open standards are evolving to handle the complexities of identity management and assurance.
Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014
Identity assurance is pivotal to achieving a government’s commitment to a “digital by default” society and ensuring online public service delivery. Several open standards for authentication and authorization are playing a central role in implementing robust identity management solutions to support this objective. WSO2 Co-founder and CTO Paul Fremantle will examine these standards in his keynote presentation at the Identity Assurance 2014 Forum. WSO2 is a Contributor at the event, which is being held June 11, 2014 on One Wimpole Street in London.
In his keynote presentation, “Open Standards for Identity: Understanding the Landscape,” Paul will look at identity management best practices and how open standards are evolving to handle the complexities of identity management and assurance. Key topics will include:
- Open protocols for single-sign on, including the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) and OpenId Connect
- Multi-factor authentication
- How to avoid passwords at all costs
- Claims-based access control
Paul Fremantle is WSO2 co-founder and CTO, and he is co-chair of the OASIS Web Services Reliable eXchange Technical Committee. Recognized by InfoWorld as a Top 25 CTO, he was responsible for simultaneously leading development of the groundbreaking WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus and Apache Synapse ESB. Paul has played a pioneering role in open source development, beginning with the original Apache SOAP project and his role in leading IBM's involvement in the Axis C/C++ project. Paul is a member of the Apache Software Foundation, and he previously served as vice president of the Apache Synapse project.
About Identity Assurance 2014
The Identity Assurance 2014 Forum’s goal is to provide delegates with the opportunity to examine the government's vision for embedding identity assurance across all UK public services. Delegates will be able to hear best practice case studies on how best to implement identity assurance across local and central government and achieve safer, faster and more controlled services for all. Identity Assurance is designed for heads of identity assurance, finance directors, business developers, heads of counter fraud, project managers, business architects, enterprise architects, customer account manager and will be drawn from central government, local authorities and the voluntary and private sectors. For more information or to register, visit http://www.insidegovernment.co.uk/event-details/identity-assurance/322/#overview.
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