Definitions Edit

Federation is "the act of combining data or identities across multiple systems."

Federation is

[a]n act of establishing a relationship between two or more entities or an association compromising any number of service providers and identity providers.[1]
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.[2]

References Edit

  1. NSTAC Report to the President on Identity Management Strategy, at C-2.
  2. Internet2 Glossary (full-text).

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