In 2005, industry luminary Kim Cameron penned his Seven Laws of Identity, outlining a hypothesis on how identity and privacy work on the Internet. Today, everything is going as perceived seven years ago, and it's not all bad.
John Fontana's blog traverses the evolving digital identity landscape and its intersection with the cloud, compliance, audit, privacy, mobile computing, API integration and security.
John Fontana is a journalist focusing in identity, privacy and security issues. Currently, he is the Identity Evangelist for cloud identity security vendor Ping Identity, where he blogs about relevant issues related to digital identity.
Industry luminary Kim Cameron, now a distinguished engineer with Microsoft working on identity, wrote the Seven Laws of Identity in 2005. He discusses with ZDNet why these seven hypotheses are revealing their insight seven years later.
Google is improving security for Web applications connecting to its server-based platforms by dropping keys and passwords and turning to certificates and an emerging protocol called OAuth 2.0.
Bugs discovered in Web-based single sign-on services and sites run by the likes of Facebook, Google, Twitter and PayPal can allow hackers to gain access to a user's account, researchers have discovered.
The government is looking for an organization to lead the establishment and oversights of a group that will be key to the success of the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace.
Identity on the Internet is in need of an overhaul. Are forces coming together to start the revolution or are traditional foils such as trust still too much to overcome?
I've been thinking about the absurdity of employers demanding Facebook log-in credentials during job interviews, and how it might look flipped on its head. You know, we all have interests to protect.
Aerospace giant Boeing is piloting standards-based access controls built on the Extensible Access Control Markup language in order to dial-in authorization capabilities and help protect its intellectual property.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Federal Trade Commission are gong toe-to-toe in court just a few days before Google rolls out its new privacy policies.
Clouds, mobile devices and distributed applications are smashing traditional enterprise security boundaries and identity is poised to help redefine a new security perimeter.