Proposals for a Federated Credential Management API
Posted on Tuesday, 24 October 2023
User tracking for digital marketing can violate user privacy on the web. Now that browser vendors are looking to implement methods to stop user tracking, we must ensure these methods do not undermine other frameworks which protect privacy, such as Single Sign On through the UK federation, SAML and OpenID Connect. Jisc is monitoring these proposals from browser vendors and will keep UK federation members updated.
Phil Smart, a Senior Software Engineer in Jisc's Trust & Identity Group, is taking part in the working group representing the worldwide Research and Education sector. Phil wrote a blog post earlier in the year (https://trustandidentity.jiscinvolve.org/wp/2023/05/10/federated-credential-manager-fedcm/) and is writing another after the recent Technology Exchange conference. Watch this space!
Edited by SteveGlover on 24 October 2023, at 04:17 PM