Category Archives: Relying Parties

Identity Laws, Principles, Directives and Commandments: Which to Follow?

Last month saw the publication of yet another definitive set of rules, laws or whatever you like to call them for this elusive identity meta system or identity eco system we all like to dream about; a lot of us … Continue reading

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Why bad Identity drives out good identity

I am more and more concerned about the relentless expansion of what Kim Cameron ‘tongue in cheek’ dubbed the NASCAR approach to Relying Party Single Sign-On on the Web. And its not the inherent ‘phishability’ of the method that Kim … Continue reading

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Aftershocks of an untimely death announcement

As I mentioned in my previous blog it was Dave Kearns’ Identity Management news letter that alerted me to the shocking news of Microssoft pulling the plug on CardSpace. Only today I found the time to read up on how the Godfather … Continue reading

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Information Cards: The reports of their death are greatly exaggerated

In a previous blog post I pointed out that Information Cards and especially Microsoft’s CardSpace implementation of the card idea were having a bit of a tough time. Now people like Dave Kearns have gone a bit further and have … Continue reading

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‘Cloud Selector’ blows new life into Information Cards

I have often lamented that despite Microsoft investing millions into CardSpace, consumer acceptance and hence market uptake remains elusive. Shadowing our CTO in the Information Card Foundation board meetings I do of course get some rare insights into what troubles … Continue reading

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Business Case for Identity Providers

Yesterday I participated in the IdentityNext Unconference and made some notes I would like to share about the following topic:   The business case for Service Providers entering the Identity Provider Market… and…… The business case for companies outsourcing Identity Management … Continue reading

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Maintaining customer identity database is proving to be not such a good idea

Below is a link to an article from my hand our PR agency placed in India.  Read the Dataquest article here…… Note that I am not so sure the headline writer totally got the gist of my thesis when he … Continue reading

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