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The Business of Identity: Thoughts from the NSTIC White House Event

by Ian Glazer  |  May 24, 2012

Yesterday’s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace event was a bit of a blur. Really good conversations. Lots of new ideas swimming through my head. Here are some of the highlights: New faces from outside the echo chamber First and foremost, there were a lot of new faces and new companies at the NSTIC […]

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Beyond Industrial Era Identity Management

by Ian Glazer  |  May 23, 2012

(The following is the statement I’ll deliver today at the National Strategy For Trusted Identities in Cyberspace event at the White House.) Our way of thinking about identity management is outdated. This outdated thinking poorly reflects the way we interact on Main Street, and it doesn’t fit the needs of people and enterprises trying to […]

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Put 100 Relying Parties in a Room and What Do You Get?

by Ian Glazer  |  May 17, 2012

It’s an open secret among us identity geeks that, despite all of federated identity’s progress, one thing has lagged significantly: relying party participation1. Getting relying parties to the table, to talk about challenges they have with identity on the Internet, has always been a hard problem. Although the identity community has grown, the number of […]

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Coexistence: Thoughts from IIW14

by Ian Glazer  |  May 8, 2012

Last week was the Internet Identity Workshop. It is hard to believe it is the 14th IIW; it has definitely come along way in both attendance and content. I think the biggest takeaway from IIW for an enterprise IAM professional is – be ready to coexist. Identity standards, such as OpenID Connect and SCIM, are […]

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