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Single Sign-On Summit

Keystone, Colorado
23 Jul 2008 - 15:00 - 25 Jul 2008 - 12:00
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Agencies to link in $25m revamp

Finance Minister Lindsey Tanner yesterday announced that EDS had won an AU$25 million contract over four years to create, a "one-stop-shop" for all government information and services. Users will be able to create an account and personalise the site so they can easily access information or services from different government agencies. The portal will also be able to pre-populate forms with details from their profile, and allow users to complete the forms offline. The authentication hub is based on the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0 standard.

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IBM Pushes Federated Identity Management

IBM is pushing interoperability as a solution to enterprise identity management and authentication woes. In Version 6.2 of IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager, the company has integrated a number of user-focused identity management technologies and frameworks, including OpenID, Microsoft Windows CardSpace and the Eclipse Higgins identity framework.

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Fedlet is a lightweight Service Provider implementation of SAML2 SSO protocols, embeddable in a Java EE web application. Fedlet is a new feature, which will be part of upcoming Sun Federated Access Manager (OpenSSO) release.

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Feide RnD: simpleSAMLphp

SimpleSAMLphp is a simple application written in native PHP that deals with authentication. SimpleSAMLphp supports several federation protocols, authentication mechanisms and can be used both for local authentication, as a service provider or as an identity provider. simpleSAMLphp can even be used to bridge other federation protocols, in example allowing you to setup a Shibboleth 1.3 Service Provider in a SAML 2.0 Federation (or the other way around).

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