WS-Federation 1.2 public review begins

Members of the OASIS Web Services Federation (WSFED) Technical Committee have released an approved draft of WS-Federation version 1.2 for public review. The specification defines mechanisms to allow different security realms to federate, such that authorized access to resources managed in one realm can be provided to security principals whose identities are managed in other realms.This includes mechanisms for brokering of identity, attribute, authentication and authorization assertions between realms, and privacy of federated claims. The public review ends 12 Feb 2009. Focus Areas: BPEL | DITA | ebXML | IDtrust | OpenDocument | SAML | UBL | UDDI
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