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  • Blog Post: Trust in the Information Society

    Members of the team participated as panelists in the Trust in the Information Society conference in Leon, Spain (February 10-11, 2010). One of the sessions focused on identity as a collaborative foundation , by Microsoft’s distinguished engineer, Kim Cameron. A webcast of the conference is also available...
  • Blog Post: Top 5 security and privacy challenges in identity infrastructures – and how to overcome them with U-Prove

    Commercial businesses and governments are rolling out identity systems to improve their security and to provide online access to services. Current identity framework efforts (including federated identity protocols such as SAML and OpenID) do not provide the highest levels of security and may in fact...
  • Blog Post: An introduction to Cloud Computing in Government-US (2010)

    The integration of software and assets you own with software and services in the cloud gives government new choices for balancing system management, cost, and security while helping to improve citizen services. Federal, state, and local governments can use the cloud to deliver better services, even...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft releases U-Prove technology

    Today, we took a first step to make the Microsoft U-Prove technology available! First, core portions of the U-Prove intellectual property via a cryptographic specification (under the Microsoft Open Specification Promise ) are available to any interested parties. Two open source software toolkits...
  • Blog Post: An introduction to Microsoft's U-Prove technology (2010)

    The U-Prove technology provides enhanced security of identity-related information as it travels online by enabling minimal disclosure capabilities for all parties involved in electronic transactions and communications.