Kantara Initiative Coverage Report Weeks of July 19 and 26, 2009

1.MEDIA – Bank Technology News – 7/30
United Nations of Identity Management

2.MEDIA – Network World – 7/30
Catalyst Conference tackles terminology

3.MEDIA – Computer Weekly – 6/27
UK firms sign up to identity credential scheme

4.MEDIA – IT Pro Japan – 7/29
Kantara Initiative

5.MEDIA – RedOrbit (press release) – 7/22
Kantara Initiative Announces Judging Panel for the 2009 IDDY Awards, Call for Nominations Ends August 3

6.BLOG – J.Trent Adams – Blank (Media) Slate – 7/22
User-Managed Identity Starts at Home
This focus helps solve the root problems: privacy protection starts at home, and it’s not a simple matter of more/better cyber-security and encryption. For more information, and to become involved, I highly recommend following the open standards development relating to user-managed identity: Kantara Initiative,
OpenID Foundation, Information Card Foundation, OAuth / IETF Working Group
And, of course, the Internet Society Trust & Identity Initiative. Tell them I sent you.

7.BLOG – Eve Maler – 7/20
ProtectServe news: User-Managed Access group
After a few weeks’ worth of charter wrangling, I’m delighted to announce the launch of a new Kantara Initiative work group called User-Managed Access (UMA). Quoting some text from the charter that may sound familiar if you’ve been following the ProtectServe story.

8.BLOG – Kantara Initiative Blog – 7/27
Winners of the 2009 IDDY Award will be in good company
IDDY winners have showcased applications that increase security and privacy for people, help organizations better meet a variety of interoperability and compliance goals, and provide new conveniences to deployers and users. Since 2006, IDDY winners have been at the forefront of addressing some of the most challenging technology and policy issues in the global identity sector.

9.BLOG – Kantara Initiative Blog – 7/20
Blogs and Tweets from the 2009 IDDY Awards Judging Panel
Kantara Initiative announced the judging panel for the 2009 Identity Deployment of the Year Awards yesterday. This year’s judging panel consists of an impressive group of respected identity experts from around the world, each with deep experience in the technology, business and policy aspects of digital identity management.

10.BLOG – Bare Identity – 7/22
Home – WG – User Managed Access – Kantara Initiative
“The purpose of this Work Group is to develop a set of draft specifications that enable an individual to control the authorization of data sharing and service access made between online services on the individual’s behalf, and to facilitate the development of interoperable implementations of these specifications by others.”

11.BLOG/SOCIAL MEDIA – Kantara Initiative @ Twitter – W/E 7/31
Kantara Initiative Tweets via the comm team

12.BLOG/SOCIAL MEDIA – Kantara Initiative Mentions @ Twitter – W/E 7/31
Kantara Initiative Community Tweets
Kantara Initiative #Kantara

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