At HIMSS 2015 Kantara Initiative will focus on the User Managed Access (UMA) initiative with a networking breakfast held on April 15th sponsored by ForgeRock and MedAllies. More information about HIMSS15 and registration.
Existing notice-and-consent paradigms of privacy have begun to fail dramatically — and as recent Pew surveys have demonstrated, people have begun to (ahem) notice. The discipline of privacy engineering aspires to “craft”, but finds it hard to break out the “compliance” rut. The User-Managed Access (UMA) standard and the OpenUMA open-source project are stepping into the breach with two essential elements that change the game: asynchronous consent and centralized consent management.