Federation at the United Nations: Seamless Web SSO in a Multi-protocol Environment

  • TYPE: Business Case Study DATE: Wednesday, April 23, 2008 TIME: 15:00-16:00 LOCATION: Helios


The United Nations embarked on an ambitious federation project last year: Connect multiple UN partner agencies within a tight timeframe. Multiple federation protocols and requirements were ill-defined. UNDP was the lead agency for the project, and managed to pull it off in time after a rather bumpy, but exciting ride. Anton speaks about the political, legal and technical challenges and offers insights and "lessons learned" - as well as some do's and dont's for those about to embark on a federation project.


Federated identity is a powerful tool in your identity management toolbox. Come listen as Brian Puhl, an Architect from the Microsoft IT Identity and Access team shares stories about the mistakes, politics, and philosophy that have come with 2+ years of federated identity inside of Microsoft.


Brian Puhl is a Principal Enterprise Architect for Microsoft IT’s Identity & Access Management team. He is responsible for strategy and architecture of internal IAM technologies servicing Microsoft’s 250,000 users, as well as supporting customer and partner facing businesses as...



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