Welcome to IDtrust XML.org.

This is the official community gathering place and information resource for identity and trusted infrastructure standards. The site is hosted by the OASIS IDtrust Member Section, a group that encourages new participation from developers and users. This is an open, vendor-neutral community-driven site, and the public is encouraged to contribute content. See more about this site.

E-mail Encryption: It's easier than you think

In order to properly secure confidential information -- everything from trade secrets to financial data and personal identity information -- corporations need policy-based e-mail encryption.

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More about Federated Identity

...one of the biggest problems facing any implementation of an identity federation is that all of the participants need to be using the same standards and protocols to achieve federation. Unfortunately, as time has progressed a number of different standards have emerged. This is not a big issue if you’re starting out from scratch and all of the applications that are being developed are being built in-house. As long as all of the participants within the federation can agree on a standard, integration issues are unlikely to arise.

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OASIS Call for Participation: OASIS Cross-Enterprise Security and Privacy Authorization (XSPA) TC

A new OASIS technical committee is being formed. The OASIS Cross-Enterprise Security and Privacy Authorization (XSPA) Technical Committee has been proposed.

Statement of Purpose

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GM, Boeing Faced Uphill Battle To Reach Global Identity Management

Managers from two multinational companies share their tips on connecting employees, parts suppliers, other business partners, and outsourced software developers.


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U.S. House Pushes For National E-Health Records

The bill, called the "PRO(TECH)T Act," would increase privacy protections and set national standards to exchange health information nationally.

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