SOURCE: Kantara Initiative

Kantara Initiative

October 17, 2014 15:04 ET

Kantara Initiative Helps Accelerate Time-to-Market for Digital Citizen Services

Premier US Approved Trust Framework Provider (TFP) Supports the Presidential Executive Order and the Vision of the US National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace

PISCATAWAY, NJ--(Marketwired - Oct 17, 2014) - Kantara Initiative, the premier US ICAM Approved Trust Framework Provider (TFP) approving 3rd party Credential Service Providers (CSPs), is positioned to support today's Presidential Executive Order and the vision of the US National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC).

Kantara Initiative helps to connect and accelerate identity services time-to-market by enabling trusted on-line transactions through our innovations and compliance programs.

Kantara's Identity Assurance Program provides technical and policy approvals of businesses that want to connect to US Federal Government Agencies and commercial markets, ensuring companies like CA Technologies, Experian, ForgeRock, and Radiant Logic can offer compelling new government services while also safely and securely complying with government technical rules and regulations.

Board of Trustee President, Allan Foster (ForgeRock) says, "ForgeRock is thrilled to support the US Presidential Executive Order to drive identity services innovation. Kantara Members are positioned at the strategic intersection where relationship based identity services meet trust and usability."

"As the first 3rd party assessed Kantara Approved Identity Proofing Service Component, Experian continues to innovate using its proven industry position to deliver identity proofing services at the highest industry standard," said Kantara Board of Trustee Vice President Philippe de Raet (Experian)

Kantara Trustee Members IEEE-SA, Internet Society, and NRI provide a solid foundation of expertise developing open standards that connect unique opportunities via shared resources and know-how.

"The Internet Society is pleased to see this commitment, at the highest level, to steps that will drive the digital identity infrastructure to mature more rapidly, with a focus on security and authentication that moves us beyond the era of user IDs and passwords," said Kantara Board Member Robin Wilton (ISOC).

Join Kantara Initiative to influence strategy and grow markets where business, research and innovation intersect.

About Kantara Initiative: Kantara Initiative accelerates identity services markets by developing innovations and programs to support trusted on-line transactions. The membership of Kantara Initiative includes international communities, industry, research & education, and government stakeholders. Join. Innovate. Trust. http://kantarainitiative.org

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