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This is the official community gathering place and information resource for the SAML OASIS Standard. SAML provides an XML-based framework for creating and exchanging security information between online partners. This is a community-driven site, and the public is encouraged to contribute content.

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Liberty Alliance Announces Judging Panel for the 2008 IDDY Awards

NEW YORK, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Alliance, the global identity community working to build a more trust-worthy internet for consumers, governments and businesses worldwide, today announced the judging panel for the 2008 IDDY (IDentity Deployment of the Year) Awards. This year judges will be evaluating nominations in three categories: a Liberty-based deployment, a Liberty-based emerging application and a new multi-protocol application category. The call for nominations for the 2008 IDDY Awards ends on Monday, June 16, with winners announced on June 30.

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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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RSA Security: RSA Federated Identity Manager

RSA Federated Identity Manager is a flexible, scalable, and widely deployed solution for identity federation. With RSA Federated Identity Manager, enterprises can share trusted user credentials securely and confidently.  This enables convenient access to multiple external applications or web services using a single identity and logon.  Whether collaborating with business partners, outsourced service providers, supply chain partners, or across multiple offices or agencies; federation provides a standard-based way to leverage trusted identities between organizations.

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Information Week reviews Layer 7 SecureSpan XML Networking Gateway

When we set out late last year to review comprehensive SOA appliances that provide XML security, acceleration, transformation, and parsing, we worried that we wouldn't find all this goodness in one box. We also didn't foresee the speed at which this space would coalesce.Since Cisco Systems acquired Reactivity last year, the XML appliance market, for the most part, has been quiet. But next door, Layer 7 Technologies and Vordel continue to be aggressive players in the XML security gateway area.

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