Facebook's latest attempts to integrate more closely with the wider web have reignited controversy over its approach to user data. The social network's Open Graph protocol, announced at developer conference f8, is coming in for vocal criticism from prominent bloggers and state regulators. Allegations range from suggestions the protocol will leave members open to blackmail to claims Facebook is trying to dominate the web rather than make it more open.
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.
Interested in finding out what information Facebook is sharing about you
through the company’s new open-graph API? Developer Ka-Ping Yee has
come up with a simple tool that shows
you everything the social network sends to anyone whose app or
service decides to plug in to the new feature — all it requires is a
user ID or user name.
Now truly is the time for organizations to invest in federated identity
management. Not surprising to hear that from me, but
it's actually a paraphrase of a statement by Tom Smedinghoff, partner
at Chicago law firm Wildman Harrold, in an interview
Information Security News.
There was much buzz about merging public and private cloud
infrastructures at last week's RSA Security Conference in San Francisco. As enterprises use virtualization to
step up the creation of private clouds around their data centers,
security vendors are working to steer customers toward merging private
and public clouds for a hybrid cloud approach.
Stephen Wilson's Babysteps
I’m developing a detailed submission on the National Strategy for Secure Online Transactions and the fit between the OIX model and the needs of e-business and e-government. But can I please test one of my concerns in this forum?