|“||[a]n act of establishing a relationship between two or more entities or an association compromising any number of service providers and identity providers.||”|
|“||an organization composed of institutions which agree on a common set of principles in order to share information.||”|
|“||[a]n association of enterprises that come together to exchange information about their users and resources in order to enable secure electronic transactions and collaborations. Implementing federations is a significant technical challenge.||”|
- ↑ NSTAC Report to the President on Identity Management Strategy, at C-2.
- ↑ Internet2 Glossary (full-text).