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Oracle Unveils New Release of Oracle Identity Manager

Oracle has announced the immediate availability of a new release of Oracle Identity Manager. The latest release of Oracle Identity Manager addresses a number of growing concerns that organizations have regarding compliance and the time it takes to complete an audit with several new features. Serving as the security backbone for Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Identity Management helps customers and partners decrease security threats across diverse IT environments while helping address governance, risk and compliance needs.

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Layer 7 Announces XML Firewall and XML Networking Gateway Products

Layer 7 Technologies has announced its XML Firewall and XML Networking Gateway software products support the Solaris 10 Operating System (OS) running on SPARC platforms from Sun Microsystems. Layer 7 is the only XML security and networking vendor to offer server software for Solaris 10 OS running on SPARC and x86 platforms through an upgradeable family of XML appliances for SOA and Web 2.0 applications.

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Google, NTT and the US GSA Deploy SAML 2.0 for Digital Identity Management

Organizations worldwide leverage SAML 2.0 to enable new business services, help meet regulatory requirements and provide users with better protection against online fraud and identity theft. SAML 2.0-based digital identity management applications are among the many public and private sector deployments helping to drive a more secure and privacy-respecting internet identity layer across applications, sectors and regions based on SAML 2.0 standards.

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Sun Federated Access Manager

Sun Federated Access Manager (formerly Sun Access Manager and Sun Federation Manager) is the first identity and access management solution to extend security for Web and Java applications to federated environments and Web services security -- with a single product. The product, which is built from the open source project called OpenSSO, provides access management, federation, and web services security functionality in a simple WAR file.

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The goal of OpenSSO is to provide an extensible implementation of an identity services infrastructure that will facilitate single sign-on for web applications hosted on web servers and application servers. Delivered as a self-contained J2EE application, OpenSSO provides access management, federation, and web services security functionality in a simple WAR file that can be deployed in minutes.

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