Stefan and his colleagues Christian Paquin and Greg Thompson have joined the Identity and Access Group at Microsoft
I was taken aback to come across a post by Stefan Brands where he transcribes and comments on the ideas I put forward in an interview that ZDNet's cool David Berlind did with me at PCForum. I met Stefan recently at the Computers, Freedom and Privacy conference and he impressed me as a very talented … Continue reading Stefan Brands on Dave Berlind's interview with me
Stefan Brands, who put together our holiday reading list, has his own IdCorner blog now and I really look forward to what he will be adding to the conversation. Stefan has a strong academic background (he's currently at McGill) and runs an innovative startup called Credentica.
I asked Stefan Brands, who has both an academic and practical interest in identity systems, to put together a reading list of interesting papers and books on identity-related issues that we should take a look at. And I'm sure most of us will enjoy seing what he has set out for us… I've posted it … Continue reading Stefan Brands’ Identity and Privacy Reading List
Stefan Brands has pubished a Primer on User Identification which can be downloaded here. It is a good introduction to Stefan's thinking and research – very stimulating work. I know there are people who hear about a metasystem proposal and think, “Can't we just stick with TOKEN-X and have done with it?” And I understand … Continue reading New primer from Stefan
The problem with a recent piece by Stefan Brands is that it misses the whole point about why OpenID is of interest.
There is a difference between understanding something theoretically and right in the gut.
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Today we made the U-Prove crypto specification freely available under the OSP, released open source U-Prove reference implementations in C# and Java, and delivered modules that U-Prove enable our federated identity products…
Being able to uniquely identify someone in some contexts does NOT mean we should have identification in all contexts!