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  • 1. OpenID and User-Centric Identity: It’s All About Me Nicole Harris, JISC Executive
  • 2. An Apology
    • Today, I will be saying very little about OpenID
  • 3. What are we talking about?
    • Identity 2.0??
  • 4.
    • “ in Identity 2.0, usage of identity more closely resembles today's offline identity systems, but with the advantages of a digital medium. As with a driver's license, the issuer provides the user with a certified document containing claims. The user can then choose to show this information when the situation requires.”
    • Burton Group
  • 5. What are we talking about?
    • The multiple identity problem?
  • 6.
    • Multiple Identities
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  • 11. Approaches to managing multiple affiliations and lots more……
  • 12.
    • Identity 2.0 Is Too Ill-Defined for Imminent Deployment
    • Gartner, 9 th August 2006
  • 13. We are talking about…
    • What services are users accessing?
    • Who is responsible?
  • 14. Access and Identity Within the UK Service Provider Credentials Single Central Identity Provider Devolved Authentication User Centric Identity??
  • 15. Managing Identity or..
  • 16. Managing Resource Access
  • 17.
    • What’s the difference?
  • 18.
    • It’s All About Me
  • 19. What is my Identity? Personal Information 27 th April 1977 [email_address] Victoria 07734 058308
  • 20. What is my Identity? Stuff I like
  • 21. What is my Identity? Stuff I am Allowed to do
  • 22. Disconnecting Identity from Resources
  • 23. Can I manage my own identity?
  • 24. Can I manage my own identity?
  • 25. Can I manage my own identity?
  • 26.
    • Redefining the institutional role as identity provider and service provider for students
  • 27. The role of the broker
  • 28. Direct Relationship between User-Institution-Resource
  • 29. No Direct Relationship Between User-Institution-Resource
  • 30. Questions
    • When is it better for the institution to physically host the resource for an end-user? Institution provided blogs, wikis, google video etc.?
    • When is it better for the institution to manage an identity for the end-user? (registration / revocation).
    • When is it better for the institution to verify identity for service providers? (authentication)
    • When is it better for the institution to broker access to resources for the end-user (authorisation process)? Can this be disaggregated from all service providers?
    • Do we have the infrastructure to allow institutions to broker access against a user-managed identity?
    • Where will this be important?
    • Who benefits, and where?
  • 31. So, OpenID?
    • Important role to play in providing the infrastructure to allow us to move forward.
    • Better than e-mail verification.
    • Role for institutions as an OpenID provider?
    • Links to ‘policy-lite’ approaches.
    • Single digital identity very important.
    • Great for people without an identity provider.
  • 32. What is JISC Doing?
    • Full review of access and identity management against the Information Environment.
    • Identity Project: reporting soon. Focus on current landscape within institutions.
    • OpenID / external identity provision study to be commissioned.
    • Identity Metasystems study to be commissioned.
    • Personalisation study.
    • E-Portfolio work: ULN??
    • Importance of links to repositories work.
    • Users and Innovation Programme.
  • 33. Contacts
    • [email_address]
    • [email_address]