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SAML 2.0 Interoperability Test

14 Jul 2008 - 08:00 - 5 Sep 2008 - 21:00
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Liberty Alliance Announces Call for Nominations for the 2008 IDDY Awards

Third Annual Event Features Deployment, Emerging and Multi-Protocol Application Categories Liberty Alliance – May 8, 2008 - Liberty Alliance, the global identity community working to build a more trust-worthy internet for consumers, governments and businesses worldwide, today announced a call for nominations for the 2008 IDDY Awards. The IDDY Award (IDentity Deployment of the Year) recognizes identity-based applications built using Liberty Federation (SAML 2.0), Liberty Web Services, Liberty People Service and Liberty Advanced Client specifications.

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How to use SAML with REST Web Services

OASIS Web Services Security describes how to use SAML with SOAP web services. The signed SAML Assertion should be added to the SOAP header... and so on. However, there is no specification that describes how to add SAML to REST web services. The reason that there is no such specification is simple: REST is not a standard, but it's an architectural style. So it's impossible to define standard that is not based on standard.

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SAML-Based Attributes for Globus Grids

The GridShib Project has announced the release of GridShib for Globus Toolkit v0.6.0. This is an exciting development, as GridShib software allows for powerful new authorization architectures in which access control decisions are made based on attributes obtained from many different sources.

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Identity Management Streamlined at University of Texas

Faced with a mandate to encourage collaboration and an equally urgent directive to better safeguard IT systems, the University of Texas (UT) produced a solution based on technology and carefully defined relationships. UT's Identity Management Federation lets participants at the university's 16 institutions use local credentials for secure access to remote resources.

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