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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.

Top ten trends in identity management

Analyst group, Kuppinger Cole + Partners, has unveiled the ten predominant topics and trends in Identity Management in 2008, with Identity 2.0 unsurprisingly leading the way. Also featuring in this year’s top ten trends is a growing ‘superstructure’ of GRC (Governance, Risk Management and Compliance), which has become the driving force of Identity Management with a strong impact on the change from administration-focussed to business-orientated Identity Management.

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Public review begins for XRI 2.0

OASIS has opened a fifteen-day public review of the Extensible Resource Identifier (XRI) Resolution version 2.0 Committee Draft. XRI provides a uniform syntax for abstract structured identifiers. The public review ends 26 March 2008.

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OASIS issues Call for Participation in new ORMS Committee

All interested parties are invited to participate in the new OASIS Open Reputation Management Systems (ORMS) Technical Committee. The group plans to develop a system that provides the ability to use common data formats for representing reputation data and standard definitions of reputation scores.

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Identity theft: Six clicks from a cyber crook

Posting innocuous personal details on social websites could expose millions to fraud, says Heather McLean. Our love affair with social networking, it appears, may be coming to an end. After almost 18 months of exponential growth, Facebook has suffered its first UK dip in user numbers, down from 8.9-million unique users in December to 8.5-million in January, a drop of five per cent. MySpace also experienced a five per cent downturn in user numbers, while Bebo's unique visitor numbers fell two per cent in the same period.

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Higgins 1.0: Identity Management Solutions from the Eclipse Foundation

Identity management for networked and distributed applications continues to present several unique challenges for users and developers. Protocols such as OpenID and WS-Trust have emerged as distributed identification protocols to help enable a more globally available authentication scheme.

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