Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: Joint venture to launch a managed identity provider
These social networking sites act as identity provider
to their end users, who want an easy way to register without having to create and remember another username and password.
Centrify's Identity Broker capability connects servers deployed in the cloud to the customer's identity provider
of choice - including Active Directory and LDAP directories -- without having to replicate complex identity infrastructure in the cloud or set up site-to-site VPNs or one-way trusts and Read Only Domain Controllers (RODCs).
The new login page is also expected to reduce confusion among people who have multiple Google accounts and provide a better experience to SAML SSO users like university students or corporate users that sign in with a different identity provider
When carriers and solution providers (and the agents that use their systems) become members of the ID Federation and sign the Participation Agreement, they fall into one of two member roles: an Identity Provider
(IDP) or a Relying Party (RP).
Interestingly only 27 percent of business respondents believed formal accreditation of the identity provider
was very important / essential, while 59 percent of IT users believe formal accreditation is very important / essential.
IdenTrust is both a Trust Framework and an Identity Provider
and its solutions are based on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).
The chief executive of Gigya, a social login firm that works with clients including Facebook and Google, Patrick Salyer said that Facebook is the primary identity provider
on the Web in terms of market share and the reason for that is sites are choosing them as a primary authentication provider is because they're personalizing the experience on sites, the report added.
ActivID Appliance, formerly 4TRESS[TM] Authentication Appliance, is a full SAML v2 compliant identity provider
, available as both a hardware appliance and a virtual appliance.
On the other hand, users who utilize OpenID needs to register to an OpenID identifier with an identity provider
in order to sign in to the websites which employ the OpenID authentication.
Identity assurance: Demands for stronger authentication and more mature identity provider
infrastructures and practices will intensify.
What is emerging, says Blakley, is the ability to build a virtual identity provider
using a multitude of different services.