New Approaches for Transaction-based Assurance

As more organizations look to implement systems that require authentication at higher levels of assurance, there has been increased interest in transaction-based assurance.

Recently OASIS launched the Electronic Identity Credential Trust Elevation Methods (Trust Elevation) Technical Committee The initial deliverable is a comprehensive list of current methods to authenticate identities online to the degree necessary for high value and sensitive transactions. This is expected to be a key input to new real world solutions that use a step-up approach to multi-factor authentication. 

Now AT&T has come out with Personal Levels of Assurance (PLOA), a white paper that introduces a new approach for determining transaction-based assurance.PLOA White Paper – v1.01

I'm looking forward to discussing this and other topics next week at IIW in Mountain View.




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