Faced with the lack of solutions for secure distribution of AWS access keys to developers, AdRoll decided to build their own open source Hologram, a system that brings Amazon's Instance Profile mechanism to developer workstations. Adair details the process, tool design and main features.
Identity Propagation through Single Sign-On(SSO) has been assumed to be a panacea for all identity issues in SOA and Clouds. In this article, Michael Poulin raises questions around the business feasibility of propagation and proposes a delegate model of representation instead.
This opinion piece discusses three specific suggestions for improving the SCIM data model: 1. Both the enterprise client and cloud provider should map their internal IDs to a shared External ID, which is the only ID exposed through the API. 2. Multi-valued attributes of a resource must be converted from an array into a dictionary with unique keys. 3. 3 ways to improve the PATCH command
In this IEEE roundtable discussion article, the panelists discuss current authentication approaches, how to authenticate users on mobile devices and the future direction of authentication. 1
In this IEEE article, author Eric Olden discusses an identity fabric that links multiple applications to a single identity to manage the volume of user identities in the cloud. 1