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Paul Caskey Technology Architect email@example.com June 21, 2007 The University of Texas System Federated Identity Management Initiative https://idm.utsystem.edu/downloads/APAN-UTsys-June07.ppt
3 https://idm.utsystem.edu/downloads/APAN-UTsys-June07.ppt Who we are
4 https://idm.utsystem.edu/downloads/APAN-UTsys-June07.ppt Who we are (cont) Nine academic universities Six health institutions $10 Billion Operating Budget (FY 2007) $1.7 Billion in research More than 80,000 employees More than 190,000 students enrolled Educates more than one-third of the state’s undergraduates Educates nearly three-fourths of the state’s health professionals
5 https://idm.utsystem.edu/downloads/APAN-UTsys-June07.ppt A Chronology of IdM in the U.T. System… Impetus Need to collaborate Regulations / Security Statement of Direction “…deployment of a robust, secure, interoperable infrastructure for identity management in support of inter-institutional collaboration is a strategic goal. ” Vision Statement “All University of Texas students, faculty, and staff are able to access both local and remote resources using their local credentials and attributes, through a seamless technology infrastructure.” NMI “Extending the Reach” Grant Shibb-fest / Pilot federation 7 IdPs initially All 16 within 2 years Started with low-risk apps
6 https://idm.utsystem.edu/downloads/APAN-UTsys-June07.ppt A Chronology of IdM in the U.T. System… (cont) Policies / Governance IdM Governing Board MOP FOP Charter, Member Agreement, Attributes, Fees Roadmap Built around 3 main areas: Policy, Technology, Governance (https://idm.utsystem.edu/IdentityMgmtpage4.pdf)https://idm.utsystem.edu/IdentityMgmtpage4.pdf Production Legal agreements signed ~10 apps Working on audit plan
7 https://idm.utsystem.edu/downloads/APAN-UTsys-June07.ppt Lessons Learned Identity management is not an “I.T. problem”. Policy and governance, done right, take considerable time. It’s easier to sell something tangible. It’s important to address the need for “federated support”.
8 https://idm.utsystem.edu/downloads/APAN-UTsys-June07.ppt The Future? New Apps / Shared Services! Grid access Medical Forensics Benefits ERP? Apps starting to consume more attributes AuthZ User convenience What attributes, what vocabulary? LoA gaining in importance Interfederation a real need
Paul Caskey Technology Architect firstname.lastname@example.org June 21, 2007 Thank You! https://idm.utsystem.edu/downloads/APAN-UTsys-June07.ppt
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