May 12, 2005

The Identity Metasystem

Two new whitepapers describe Microsoft's Web services based identity vision, the InfoCard implementation of that vision, and the intellectual framework behind many of the choices made in the Identity Metasystem. Part of the real beauty is that everything build on top of the existing WS-* architecture - particularly WS-Trust.

The Laws of Identity

Defining a set of fundamental principles to which any universally adopted, sustainable identity architecture must conform, the "Laws of Identity" were proposed, debated, and refined through an open and continuing dialogue on the Internet.

The Vision of the Identity Metasystem

The Identity Metasystem is an interoperable architecture for digital identity that assumes people will have several digital identities based on multiple underlying technologies, implementations, and providers.

Entry categories: Architecture Microsoft Web Services
Posted by Jorgen Thelin at May 12, 2005 12:00 PM - [PermaLink]