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-signature is expected to reduce paperwork, bureaucracy and fraud

“E-signature, or digital signature, is a concept that allows for using
electronically signed documents to perform either exchange of documents
officially in circles related to government, or with the private sector
performing electronic commerce or electronic business at large,” says
Sherif Hashim, vice president of the Information Technology Industry
Development Agency (ITIDA). “With this need emerging, technology
stepped in to introduce technologies related to authenticated
signatures on documents.”

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Certificate Authority Administrator

ASRC has an opportunity in Sterling, VA for a Systems Administrator.  Successful candidates will be able go through the clearance process.   This position will be responsible for PKI certificate generation, revocation and maintenance.  Data integrity checks along with minor databse administration and maintenance are also a part of the responsibilties.  This position will take part in Certificate Authority root management, subordinate management, backup of the CA system, contingency planning and end user certificate management.


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OMB to issue transparency directive within a few weeks

The Obama administration is poised to issue a long-awaited open
government directive as soon as two weeks from now that strikes a
balance between new information technology and new policies, White
House officials said.

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Identity Management Trends and Predictions

My Sun Microsystems colleague Dave Edstrom asked me recently to prepare a webinar entitled “Identity Management in 2010: Trends and Predictions” and present it on the weekly “Software Technical Roundtable” he co-hosts for Sun Microsystems employees and partners. 

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GSA to launch online storefront for cloud computing services

The General Services Administration plans to launch an online storefront that agencies can use to purchase computing services that are stored and maintained by third-party providers, federal Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra said on Wednesday.

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