A review of the Status of Key Internet Identity Protocols OpenID Connect, OAuth 2.0 and Account Chooser

  • TYPE: Workshop DATE: April 17, 2012 TIME: 09:00 - 11:00
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A high level overview of the protocol, and an explanation of why major technology companies have standardized on it including Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Yahoo, etc. We will also discuss how the functionality of the OpenID v2 protocol has been reimplemented on top of OAuth to create OpenID Connect. The session will also review the new Account Chooser protocol and discuss the security problems of websites that run their own password based login systems.




John Bradley is an Identity Management subject matter expert and IT professional with a diverse background. Mr. Bradley has over 15 years experience in the information technology and identity management field. Mr. Bradley advises Government Agencies and commercial organizations on the policy and...

Andrew Nash is Director of Identity Products at Google and a board member of the Open Identity Exchange. Formerly he was Director of Identity Services at PayPal and was CTO at Sonoa Systems and Reactivity working on XML and Web Services appliances. As Director of Technologies at RSA Security,...

Don is President and Chairman of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) a non-profit organization of leaders from competing sectors, including enterprise, data services, telecommunications, consulting services, SaaS, banking, retail and government. OIX is helping to build solutions to roadblocks for...

Kick Willemse (1973) is an international expert in the field of digital identity and electronic signatures. From his experience, he is actively involved in national and international developments for the E-recognition of consumers and businesses on the Internet. Since 2011 he is a boardmember of...

Continuing Education Credits

After attending this workshop you will be able to:

  • Describe the functionality of OpenID Connect and how is has been implemented.
  • Explain why companies have standardized on the standard internet identity protocols.
  • Describe the new Account Chooser protocol.
  • List the security problems of websites using their own password based login systems.

This Workshop qualifies for 2 Group Learning based CPEs

Learning level:  Overview

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A review of the Status of Key Internet Identity Protocols OpenID Connect, OAuth 2.0 and Account Chooser

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Mr. Levent Kara
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  • Apr 17, 2012 09:00 - 11:00


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