REDWOOD CITY, Calif. -- Liberty Alliance, the global identity consortium working to build a more trusted Internet for consumers, governments and businesses worldwide, today announced the release of a new whitepaper and public webcast, Access to Identity Enabled Web Services in Inter-Federation Scenarios taking place on Wednesday, September 5 at 8am US PT. The webcast will feature authors of the whitepaper from Ericsson, TeliaSonera and Symlabs and is designed to help developers, organizations and system integrators understand business drivers and options for accessing and managing identity Web services based on secure and trusted inter-federation relationships.
The Access to Identity Enabled Web Services in Inter-Federation Scenarios whitepaper has been edited by Carolina Canales-Valenzuela, Co-chair of Liberty's Technology Expert Group (TEG) and senior systems manager at Ericsson, and Sampo Kellomaki, identity architect at Symlabs and member of Liberty's TEG. Contributors include representatives from Intel, Orange, Sun Microsystems, Symlabs and TeliaSonera. Developed as a tool for organizations looking to leverage inter-federations for accessing trusted identity Web services even when there is no business relationship between the service requestor and the service provider, the whitepaper is available for public download at:
"Liberty's webcast and whitepaper leverage the experience of a variety of technical teams and organizations working to advance trusted inter-federations," said Mikko Laukkanen, senior researcher at TeliaSonera and member of Liberty's TEG. "These business and technical resources will help organizations understand and achieve the user and business benefits of inter-federations spanning industries and regions."