identity selector

identity selector

The software in an identity metasystem that resides in the user's computer. Also called a "card selector." See identity metasystem.
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Proposed groups, which are being approved on an ongoing basis by the Leadership Council, include Concordia Use Cases, eGovernment, Federated Identity Model Agreement & Commentary (FIMAC), Health Identity and Assurance, Identity Assurance and Accreditation, Identity Provider Selection, Identity Theft Prevention, ID-WSF Evolution (OAuth Extensions), Japan, Multi-Protocol Identity Selector, Multi-Protocol Relying Party Deployment, Privacy and Public Policy, Telecommunications Identity, User Driven Information Technology and Volunteered Personal Information (VPI).
Individuals organize their Information Cards through an Identity Selector and choose which card they want to use for each type of on-line interaction.
Anthony Nadalin, distinguished engineer and chief security architect for IBM Software Group, said, "We are very pleased to see that the Bandit project is contributing an Identity Selector to the current set of Identity Selectors in the Higgins project.
They work with a new software tool called an identity selector that operates as an extension to your Web browser and mobile phone.
The new Committee intends to base its work on contributed specifications including the Identity Selector Interoperability Profile from Microsoft, the Web Services Addressing Endpoint References and Identity specification from IBM and Microsoft, and the OSIS (Open Source Identity Systems) Feature Tests from Identity Commons.
Microsoft is now making the Identity Selector Interoperability Profile available under the OSP to enhance interoperability in the identity metasystem for client computers using any platform.
The module is responsible for decrypting the token submitted by the CardSpace identity selector, retrieving the claims and making the claims available for the application's use.
Identity selectors such as DigitalMe and Windows CardSpace allow individuals to control the presentation and release of their personal identity information offering increased privacy, security and convenience for users.
advanced networking consortium, today announced its plans to develop new extensions to Shibboleth to support Microsoft's Windows CardSpace(TM) and other compatible identity selectors.

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