Friday webcasts for the public sector

Microsoft is broadcasting a number of webcasts over the next month with information to help the public sector increase efficiencies, get more from organisational performance management and identity and access management.  For details and how to register see below:   Enable the mobile organisation with Microsoft Unified Communications Friday October 16     12:00-12:45 – Invitation Code:…

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Identity Management and Access for Education including live@edu

    Microsoft’s partner, Oxford Computer Group, is running a seminar in Reading on 4 June, details below: Seminar: Identity and Access for Education, including Live@edu, ILM ‘‘2’’ and IAG Attend this free seminar to learn about Live@edu and solutions for identity and access management in Education. Held in partnership with Microsoft and Oxford Computer…

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Free event - Identity and Access for Education

We’ve got another free event coming up at the end of April – this time it’s about solutions for identity and access management in education, with a smattering of Live@edu thrown in for extra value. It’s with one of our partners, Oxford Computer Group, and will show the technologies and services being used to optimise…

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Identity Assurance, Kim Cameron in the UK

Unfortunately I missed Kim Cameron during his most recent visit to the UK but thankfully Jerry Fishenden has published this on his blog  with a link to an article Jerry wrote,with Kim’s help in a Computer Weekly article. Jerry’s article discusses how technology can help to solve identity issues right across society whilst respecting the…

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Event: Identity & Access for Education

We’re running a seminar in London, in partnership with Oxford Computer Group, on 12th June. It’s an opportunity to learn about solutions for identity and access management, messaging, collaboration, and how you can enhance existing technology investments. During the day we’ll provide an overview of Microsoft’s Live@edu services and how these can easily be integrated…

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Announcing Community Kit for SharePoint: Windows Live Authentication

Thanks to my colleague Bradley Tipp for sending me an email pointing this out to me.  Below is access to instructions and code to use student’s Windows Live IDs to authenticate with SharePoint.   http://blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint/archive/2007/10/15/announcing-community-kit-for-sharepoint-windows-live-authentication.aspx Ever since the Windows Live ID Web Authentication SDK was announced a couple of months ago, many people have asked…

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Network Access Protection - defending yourself against you users!

We were recently doing some research with students, and found that most of them are arriving at university with their own laptops and computers. Once there, they seem to have two modes of using them. Once method is to leave them in their room, and carry all of their data around on memory keys, which…

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Do you Shibboleth?

Internet2 (the US networking consortium for the research and education community – akin to Janet in the UK) has just announced a Shibboleth collaboration project with Microsoft, to develop interoperability with the Windows CardSpace system. Before we go any further, let’s deal with the basics: Shibboleth is a federated authentication architecture – it allows users…

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