Conference in San Francisco, in Tokyo via OpenID Foundation Japan and Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with the GSMA.
Hans Zandbelt: OpenID Connect RP for Apache 2.x I've been working on an OpenID Connect module for Apache. This would allow an Apache webserver (or Apache proxy for that matter) to act as an OpenID Connect Resource Provider, requiring users to authenticate at a remote OpenID Connect Identity Provider. You may ask "why?" and what this has to do with the Federation at Scale topic that I've been blogging about so far.
Larry Dignan; Target data breach part of broader organized attack A confidential U.S. government report indicates that the Target data breaches were tied to a broader effort against retailers. The Wall Street Journal, citing a confidential U.S. government report, reported that the hackers that went after Target spoke in Russian and the attacks were part of a broader effort.
Zach Dunn: Tackling Nuanced Privacy in Connected Spaces Privacy and progress shouldn't be at odds in the Internet of Things. From social to mobile, user data has always played a big role in digital interaction. Now we've arrived on the Internet of Things, and it's the same story in a different sandbox
Matt Flynn: IAM for the Third Platform As more people are using the phrase "third platform", I'll assume it needs no introduction or explanation. The mobile workforce has been mobile for a few years now. And most organizations have moved critical services to cloud-based offerings. It's not a prediction, it's here.
NSTIC Atlanta IDESG Plenary Recap: Pilots, Progress, and the Value of Trustmarks In just 18 months, the IDESG has come a long way from its chaotic first meeting in Chicago. The phrase of the week for over 200 total in-person and virtual attendees this month at the Identity Ecosystem Steering Group (IDESG) plenary in Atlanta: keep your foot on the gas. With this in mind, attendees set their sights on a challenge laid down by and a senior White House cyber security official in the opening keynote: develop a trustmark scheme by the end of 2014, backed by a handful of high profile early adopters.
Rachel Avv: A Valuable Reputation After Tyrone Hayes said that a chemical was harmful, its maker pursued him. In 2001, seven years after joining the biology faculty of the University of California, Berkeley, Tyrone Hayes stopped talking about his research with people he didn't trust.
HIMSS - Feb. 23-27: We're planning an amazing workshop for HIMSS 2014. The is the second year in a row Kantara will be hosting a workshop at HIMSS. This conference goes big and we love the theme: Innovation, Impact, Outcomes, Onward!
RSA - Feb. 24-28: RSA is always an amazing event. We have Kantara Members appearing on conference agenda topics and we're very happy to bring the next installment of "Non-Profits on the Loose."
EIC - May 12-16: The European Identity and Cloud Conference is an event we look forward to every year. We'll be hosting another workshop at EIC in 2014. We'll be presenting around IRM, UMA, Profiling of OpenID Connect & OAuth, and much more.
April 1-2; Amsterdam. An opportunity for government experts, industry experts and corporate decision makers to discuss and exchange ideas about how to shape the future of cloud computing security. Focus is on legal issues, cryptography, incident reporting, critical information infrastructures and certification and compliance.
Cloud Identity Summit 2014 The 2014 event will be held at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, Calif. from July 19-22, 2014.
For the past 125 editions of This Week In Identity, Sid Sidner has been the very capable man at the controls. But Sid has changed his identity to "retired" and driven off in his "bitchin' Camero." I want to thank him for all his great work, and I can only hope to live up to what he accomplished. Thanks, Sid.