All our workshops take place co-located to the European Identity & Cloud Conference 2013 in Munich/Germany. With its world class list of speakers, a unique mix of best practices presentations, panel discussions, thought leadership statements and analyst views, EIC has become an absolute must-attend event for enterprise IT leaders from all over Europe.

If you are interested in attending the OIDF: Overview and Update of Key Internet Identity Protocols: OpenID Connect, Backplane and Account Chooser, you can easily register for this workshop.

14.05.2013 09:00-13:00

A high level overview of the protocol, and an explanation of why major technology companies have standardized on it including Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, etc. We will discuss how the functionality of OAuth 2.0 to create OpenID Connect. The session will also review the new Backplane Exchange and Account Chooser protocols and discuss the security problems of websites that run their own password based login systems.

  • Don Thibeau, Executive Director OpenID Foundation, and Axel Nennker, DT, will provide an overview of the OpenId Foundation protocols.
  • Mike Jones, Microsoft, and Nat Sakimura, NRI, will brief on the status of OpenID Connect Working Group.
  • Greg Keegstra, JanRain, will brief on the status of Backplane Working Group.
  • Jonathan McPhie Google, will brief on the status of Account Chooser Working Group
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Dr. Michael B. Jones Dr. Michael B. Jones
Standards Architect

Michael B. Jones is a Standards Architect at Microsoft. He is an editor of several IETF OAuth specifications, the IETF JOSE (JSON cryptography) specifications, and the OpenID Connect specifications.  He serves on the board of the OpenID Foundation . He was a researcher at Microsoft Research from 1992 to 2005. Michael earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University in 1992. His interests include digital identity, computer security, privacy, distributed…
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Greg Keegstra Greg Keegstra
Strategic Alliances Director

Greg is head of Strategic Alliances for Janrain where he works with identity providers, ISVs and services partners to create social identity solutions for the enterprise.  Greg has a background building consumer online services, including software development, business development, product marketing and developer outreach.  Greg actively promotes open standards and he currently sits on the board of the OpenID Foundation, contributing to the Backplane Protocol work group and…
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Jonathan McPhie Jonathan McPhie
Product Manager

Jonathan McPhie has been a Product Manager at Google since 2007. His current work involves improving Google Accounts and other identity related work. His past projects at Google include Google+ (where he led efforts on privacy), Personalized Search, Mobile Search, and Google Talk. Prior to joining Google, Jonathan worked as a software design engineer at Microsoft Corp. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Computer Science from Harvard University.
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Axel Nennker Axel Nennker
Telekom Innovation Laboratories

Axel Nennker is employed by a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom “Telekom Innovation Laboratories”, short T-Labs. The focus of his current work for T-Labs is the Future Mobile Wallet that integrates user identity, payment, ticketing etc on mobile devices with hardware (SIM/UICC) security support and NFC. Axel is the maintainer of the openinfocard project and the OpenID for Firefox addon. Has was a founder and board member of the Information Card Foundation. He contributes to the OSIS…
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Nat Sakimura Nat Sakimura
Senior Researcher
Nomura Research Institute

Nat Sakimura is the research lead on Digital Identity at Nomura Research Institute (NRI). He has been working on digital identity and privacy for the past decade. His main theme cosinstently has been to empower the people with the digital identity so that they can live happily and peacefully in the cyber space transacting and connecting whenever and wherever they want. To that end, he has been active in standardization sapces such as OASIS Open, OpenID Foundation, Kantara Initiative, and…
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Don Thibeau Don Thibeau
Executive Director
OpenID Foundation

Don Thibeau is the Executive Director of The OpenID Foundation openid.net an open source, identity standards development organization representing industry leaders in internet enterprise, web and social media technologies. Thibeau is also Chairman of the Board of the Open Identity Exchange ( OIX ) a non-profit, technology-agnostic, multi-tenant platform for of certification listing services and trust frameworks for identity authentication in global internet and telecommunications…
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Continuing Education Credits

After attending this block you will be able to:

  • Define the current markets where identity data is kept and describe their market potential.
  • Describe current state of the open identity data market.
  • Explain the benefits that information sharing through listings, directories, registries, and exchanges have on emerging markets.
  • Define the benefits an information sharing registry would have on the open identity data market.

Completion of the workshop qualifies for 4 Group Learning based CPEs

Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Learning Level: Intermediate
Field: Computer Science


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