Security: Identity systems all about making claims

Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 5:50 AM EST

The traditional concepts of authentication and authorization will eventually give way to an inclusive identity system where users will present claims that answer who they are or what they can do in order to access systems and content or complete transactions, according to Microsoft’s identity architect.

“This is happening now and all it needs to do is gain momentum,” said Kim Cameron, Microsoft’s identity architect, who gave the keynote address Monday to open NetPro’s Directory Experts Conference. He said the transformation to a claims-based identity model is 18-24 months away.

At NetworkWorld.

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