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Security is like love

Symantec threw its hat in the identity ring yesterday, when CEO John Thompson told the audience at their annual Vision conference that identity management was a "critical part of the stack" and an "area of great interest to the company."

May 8, 2006 by Eric Norlin

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The many players at IIW

The Internet Identity Workshop has been going on for the past few days. The workshop is centered on "user-centric identity," which is confusing enough to be sure, but when you throw in the various protocols, systems and groups working in it -- well, things get downright disorienting.

May 3, 2006 by Eric Norlin


Will Sun begin buying?

When Jonathan Schwartz took over the post as head-honcho of Sun, I kept my opinions quiet. My suspicion was that Schwartz might help to focus more of Sun's resources on its identity management business, but it was just that - a suspicion.

May 1, 2006 by Eric Norlin


Get your motor running

RSA's acquisition of PassMark security is interesting because of what it means for RSA and what it means for the identity industry as well.

April 24, 2006 by Eric Norlin


Location vs. Identity: An Example - Pt 1

The change in perspective to identity from location is not always intuitive. To better understand what it provides, we'll walk through a simple example that illustrates how significant this change is, and what it can enable.

April 20, 2006 by Phil Becker