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US Government Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Joins the OpenID Foundation

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) located within the Office of the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has joined the OpenID Foundation (OIDF). ONC is the principal federal entity charged with coordination of nationwide efforts to implement and utilize the most advanced health information [...]


The US “NSTIC” and the “Open Identity for Open Government” Initiative

by Don Thibeau There has been much discussion lately about the US National Strategy on Trusted Identity in Cyberspace, NSTIC.  This is a summary of some key developments.  Last week in Washington DC, a series of workshops addressed various aspects of the evolving US NIST. The first focused on use cases that fall under the [...]


OpenID Foundation and Information Card Foundation publish vision for open government through open identity technologies

Announce availability of joint white paper: “Open Trust Frameworks for Open Government“ Washington, D.C.—August 13, 2009–The OpenID Foundation (OIDF) and the Information Card Foundation (ICF) announced today they have published a white paper outlining their approach to open trust frameworks for certification under the U.S. General Services Administration’s Trust Framework Adoption Process (TFAP). Open trust [...]