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Living List of Identity Management Forums

Living List of Identity Management Forums

Useful list of Standards and discussion groups in IdM - Sponsored by the ITU

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A presentation by NASA to the Federal Government PKI Business Working Group.  


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Open Reputation Management Systems

This presentation outlines and describes the work of the OASIS Open Reputation Management Systems Technical Committee

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PKI Adoption Case Study: Financial Services Sector, USA (digital notary)

As the leading authority on the American Notary office, the National Notary Association (NNA) is committed to educating and supporting common law Notaries throughout the United States and to enhancing the value of the notarial act. The registry's PKI project aimed to support the requirement that a Notary Public must use an electronic authentication credential when performing an electronic notarization.

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PKI Adoption Case Study: Health Sector, Australia

The Health eSignature Authority, a subsidiary the Australian federal public health insurer, issues digital certificates to doctors.

In Australia, a number of localised communications solutions and services have arisen to support secure messaging between medicos. Once a national PKI for doctors reaches critical mass, it is expected that it will be taken up across the board for secure messaging in general.

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PKI Adoption Case Study: Health Sector, USA (clinical studies)

ClinPhone is the world's leading Clinical Technology Organization (CTO) providing innovative and proven solutions for global clinical trials. ClinPhone has been serving the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries for 15 years

As part of the move from paper to electronic documents ClinPhone sought a digital signature solution that would enable compliance with stringent industry regulations. These include the US FDA’s Title 21 CFR Part 11 – federal regulation for the use of electronic records and electronic signatures. 

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PKI Adoption Case Study: Legal Sector, Australia

A peak professional body, responsible for maintaining the official register of practising lawyers, undertook a detailed business case investigation into the issuance of digital certificates, with the aim of creating the digital equivalent of the traditional practising certificates.

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PKI Assessment Guidelines of the American Bar Association


The ABA PKI Assessment Guidelines (PAG) were the culmination of 5 years research and analysis by the best e-commerce lawyers and technologists. While the PAG is a little dated (this draft is from 2001) and pre-dates contemporary "closed" PKIs where the legal issues are far simpler, the document remains an excellent source of material for the cross-over area of technology law.

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PKI Basics: A business perspective

An introduction to PKI management and business issues, published by the original PKI Forum in 2002.

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PKI Basics: A technical perspective


An introduction to PKI technology, published by the original PKI Forum in 2002.  

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