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Cloud Identity Summit 2013 Workshops Tackle New Models for Identity Security

Workshops, Bootcamps, Interops and Summits Delivered by Experts from Google, Microsoft, Ping Identity, Salesforce, Open Identity Exchange, Open ID Foundation

DENVER, Colo. — May 22, 2013

DENVER, Colo. — May 22, 2013 — Ping Identity®, The Identity Security Company™, today announced details of the workshops at the Cloud Identity Summit 2013, taking place July 8-12 at the Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa, California. Led by experts in the field from companies including Google, Microsoft, Ping Identity and Salesforce, the workshops will delve into and discuss new models for identity security and provide attendees with technical, actionable advice.

“The workshops at Cloud Identity Summit 2013 deliver the kind of technical knowledge those who live and breathe identity crave,” said Pam Dingle, technical architect, Ping Identity. “The workshops are the ideal forum for practical hands-on experiences and open conversations with the people that are building the next generation identity ecosystem. IT pros that need to take their enterprise into the next era of anywhere, anytime secure access on any device should attend the workshops at Cloud Identity Summit.”

The two-day workshops are structured into four different types of sessions: workshops, bootcamps, interops and summits. Each is designed to provide in-depth education, training and hands-on exercises to help attendees develop greater identity security insight and hone their technical acumen. Cloud Identity Summit 2013 Workshops include: 


  • Microsoft Identity and the Cloud: Learn about the inner workings of Microsoft’s cloud strategy, including Windows Azure Active Directory, OAuth and third-party application integration directly from the source.
  • Google: Gain a deeper understanding of Google’s identity infrastructure, including “Login with Google” and support for standards like SAML, OpenID Connect and
  • Salesforce Identity: Learn about the Salesforce Identity platform including OAuth, workflow and SAML.
  •  MDM, MAM, MIM: From mobile device management to mobile application management to mobile information management. Learn how all of these pieces fit together to work in harmony for security and identity. 
  • API Security: API transactions are quickly becoming front and center. Learn best practices for securing APIs.
  • IDaaS and Identity Bridges: What is the next phase of identity? Experts discuss hybrid cloud, on-premises identity bridges and identity management as a service (IDaaS).
  • SCIM Interop: The System for Cross-Domain Identity Management (SCIM) protocol is the last best hope for crossing the provisioning interoperability chasm--for on-premises and cloud-based applications. 
  • OpenID Connect Interop: Is OpenID Connect ready for prime time? Check out the depth and breadth as participants demonstrate interoperability.

For more information on each session including dates and times as well as to register, please visit the workshops page on the Cloud Identity Summit 2013 site.

About Cloud Identity Summit 2013
The fourth annual Cloud Identity Summit will help define the future of security in a world where identity is the new perimeter and showcase the latest technologies and solutions from the leading implementers and industry luminaries. Attendees will learn more about the future of identity and access management while obtaining best practices from and networking with identity and security leaders.

Visit for more information and to register for the event. Join the conversation on Twitter by following @CloudIDSummit and #cisNAPA. As well as be a part of the Cloud Identity Summit LinkedIn Group or like the Cloud Identity Summit Facebook.

About Ping Identity | The Identity Security Company 

Ping Identity believes secure professional and personal identities underlie human progress in a connected world. Our identity and access management platform gives enterprise customers and employees one-click access to any application from any device. Over 900 companies, including 45 of the Fortune 100, rely on our award-winning products to make the digital world a better experience for hundreds of millions of people. Visit for more information.



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