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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.

Stephen Wilson's Babysteps

Catching on slowly to identity plurality

We should be in the middle of a true paradigm shift, to a new worldview based on a plurality of identities. The Laws of Identity point with great clarity to the reality that we each lay claim to a suite of identities. My own work in PKI over the years (see e.g. Public Key Superstructure) has led to a firm belief in the usefulness of multiple digital certificates, mapping on to multiple real worl identities.

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Complimentary OASIS Webinar - Hear the Experts Describe the Relationship between OpenID, Higgins, i-names, and XDI - 6 May 2008

Join us for another **COMPLIMENTARY** and thought-provoking OASIS Webinar.  

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT, 6 May 2008.
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What do OpenID, the Higgins Project, i-names, and XDI (XRI Data Interchange) all have in common? They all use the XRI 2.0 digital identifier specifications and XRDS discovery format from the OASIS XRI (Extensible Resource Identifier) Technical Committee. Come to this one-hour webinar and learn:

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Utimaco Releases Key Management Security Solution

Utimaco announced the availability of the first key management security solution based on the OASIS Enterprise Key Management Infrastructure (EKMI) standard. Based on Utimaco’s SafeGuard CryptoServer hardware security module (HSM) and the StrongKey solution from StrongAuth, Inc. the new solution enables enterprises to encrypt data on a comprehensive platform-level basis.

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Gartner Declares ORMS "Big First Step"

Gartner analysts, Jay Heiser, Toby Bell, and Ray Wagner, have called the formation of the OASIS Open Reputation Management Systems Technical Committee "an important effort in a difficult area of interoperability." Read their complete report.

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Intel Releases SOA Security Toolkit

Intel has introduced its SOA Security Toolkit as a release candidate. Part of Intel's family of XML tools, the toolkit is a high-performance software module that addresses the confidentiality needs of services-oriented architectures (SOA) by providing XML digital signatures, encryption, and decryption capabilities for SOAP protocol messages.

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