Federated identity is
|“||[a] collective term describing agreements, standards and technologies that make identity and entitlements portable across autonomous domains.||”|
|“||[a] single user identity that can be used to access a group of services or applications that are bounded by the ties and conditions of a federation.||”|
|“||a capability that enables organizations to share trusted identities across the boundaries of their networks — with business partners, autonomous units and remote offices.||”|
- ↑ NSTAC Report to the President on Identity Management Strategy, at C-2.
- ↑ Id. at C-3.
- ↑ The National Biometrics Challenge, at 9.