Industry Consortia & Affiliations
FuGen Solutions is proud of its leadership roles in various industry consortia and standards activities. FuGen actively sponsors and participates in the following efforts:
The Kantara Initiative’s mission is to foster identity community harmonization, interoperability, innovation, and broad adoption through the development of open identity specifications, operational frameworks, education programs, deployment and usage best practices for privacy-respecting, secure access to online services.
OpenID is an open, decentralized framework for user-centric digital identity -- the OpenID specifications are also supported by FuGen Solutions' MISP™ Platform.
The Open Identity Exchange (OIX) is a non-profit corporation serving as an independent, neutral provider of certification trust frameworks for open identity technologies.
The Liberty Alliance is an open industry alliance focused on creating technical, business and policy standards for identity management and web services. Liberty has over 140 members from around the world, including leaders in IT, telecommunications, government and education. FuGen Solutions is a Sponsor Member of the Liberty Alliance.
In addition, FuGen Solutions closely follows and supports standards and technologies from the following organizations:
Windows CardSpace, formerly codenamed "InfoCard", is a piece of client software that enables users to provide their digital identity to online services in a simple, secure and trusted way, on the Windows platform.
OASIS is a not-for-profit, global consortium that drives the development, convergence and adoption of e-business standards. FuGen Solutions' MISP™ Platform helps customers test and validate implementations of OASIS' SAML 1.1 and SAML 2.0 specifications for secure, federated identity management.
Bandit is a set of loosely-coupled components that provide consistent identity services for Authentication, Authorization, and Auditing. The Bandit project creates a community that organizes and standardizes identity-related technologies in an open way, promoting both interoperability and collaboration.
The ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) is one of the three Sectors of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The Identity Management focus group within the ITU-T is creating global standards for identity in telecommunications.
The Higgins project is developing an extensible, platform-independent, identity protocol-independent, software framework to support existing and new applications that give users more convenience, privacy and control over their identity information.