Beyond Windows CardSpace

For several years Microsoft has advocated the claims based identity model for more secure access and use of online applications and services. With enhancements to our existing platform, such as Active Directory Federation Services 2.0 and Windows Identity Foundation, we’ve made progress in that initiative.  Claims-based identity is used widely inside Microsoft and is now…

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Update on Windows CardSpace

We have decided to postpone the release of Windows CardSpace 2.0.   This is due to a number of recent and exciting developments in technologies such as U-Prove and Open ID that can be used for Information Cards and other user-centric identity applications.  We are postponing the release to get additional customer feedback and engage with…

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U-Prove CTP now available

As you might have heard from Kim, Vittorio, Mike, or from the Identity TechNet or End to End trust sites, we recently released the U-Prove Community Technology Preview (see the announcement in Scott Charney’s RSA keynote).  U-Prove is an innovative cryptographic technology that enables the issuance of claims in a manner that provides multi-party security:…

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