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Search Enterprise Linux: Seeking identity management without Microsoft restrictions

Mar 19, 2007, 21:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jane Walker)

[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"Unfortunately there is no single standard for defining and managing identity. There have been numerous attempts to develop a standard and a centralized infrastructure for digital identity management. These have included Microsoft's Passport, OpenID, Liberty Alliance and the now-lapsed open source project IDsec. None of these attempts, however, have yet resulted in a consolidated identity infrastructure. In particular, issues of cross-platform support and integration between Windows, Linux/Unix and other platforms have limited the viability of many of these attempts."

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