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Subject: Re: [security-services] US e-auth article

As I have mentioned before, some of us higher-ed types, in particular 
Scott, having been working with them on profiling SAML 2.0 for their 

  - RL "Bob"

On Fri, 22 Sep 2006, Peter Davis wrote:

> FYI:
> http://www.gcn.com/print/25_28/42001-1.html
> <quote>
> Kareis also said she expects the federation model to move to SAML 2.0
> sometime in early calendar year 2007.
> The move will come just after GSA awards a contract for the Managed
> Validation Translation Service, which lets users with a public-key
> infrastructure certificate step down and use applications that require only
> a Level 1 or Level 2 SAML assertion. Kareis said GSA is performing the
> technical evaluation.
> As part of the move to SAML 2.0 and the MVTS contract, GSA will hold a
> strategic planning session later this month to ensure the federation is
> evolving quickly enough and moving in the right direction, Kareis added. ³We
> canıt afford to be static,² she said. ³We need to evolve to meet our agency
> customer needs.²
> </quote>
> =peterd  ( http://xri.net/=peterd )

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