Digital Identity

Good news and bad news from Delaware Lawmakers

Reading the following SFGate story was a real rollercoaster ride:  DOVER, Del. (AP) — State lawmakers have given final approval to a bill prohibiting universities and colleges in Delaware from requiring that students or applicants for enrollment provide their social networking login information. The bill, which unanimously passed the Senate shortly after midnight Saturday, also prohibits …

Azure Active Directory B2C is now in public preview

For the last several years I’ve been working on a new technology and capability that we are calling “Azure Active Directory B2C.”   I’m delighted that I’m finally able to tell you about it, and share the ideas behind it. For me it is the next step in the journey to give individual consumers, enterprises and governments the identity …

A look inside AzureAD B2C

Alex Simons asked me to write a piece for his Azure Active Directory Team Blog on our policy-based architecture and the “Identity Experience Engine” we developed to handle AzureAD’s B2C scenarios.  You can read what amounts to my first public description of our new technology at “A look inside AzureAD B2C with Kim Cameron” – reprinted here for convenience: Last month Stuart …

Keynote on Laws of Identity at IIW

This year Phil Windley asked me to give “the opening keynote” at the Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) conference in Mountain View CA.  I was a little skeptical… If you haven’t attended, the IIW is the perfect “un-conference.  It has no keynotes or panels, it’s about getting stuff done.”  Besides that, everyone doing anything leading edge in digital identity attends as often as they can – it’s …

EIC 2016 in Munich

Like the other attendees, I very much enjoyed the Kuppinger Cole European Identity and Cloud Conference (EIC) 2016 held in Munich in May.  The conference is growing by leaps and bounds but still provides plenty of opportunity for interaction and exchange of information.   Run by Europeans for Europeans, it provides great insights for those of us from outside the EU and gives us …