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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Support and Maintenance of the following software: Implementation of RFC 7055 and 7056 (GSS-EAP mechanism), Windows SSP for Moonshot, Management Portal for Jisc Assent, Managed Services (IDP and RP) software in the portal, as well as per organization VMs, Trust Router, Free radius integration of Trust Router, Moonshot Identity Selector, Web Plugin, Apache Module.
Individuals organize their Information Cards through an Identity Selector and choose which card they want to use for each type of on-line interaction.
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.
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.

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