Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Digital Identity” as Want to Read:
Digital Identity
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Digital Identity

by
3.69  ·  Rating Details ·  35 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
The rise of network-based, automated services in the past decade has definitely changed the way businesses operate, but not always for the better. Offering services, conducting transactions and moving data on the Web opens new opportunities, but many CTOs and CIOs are more concerned with the risks. Like the rulers of medieval cities, they've adopted a siege mentality, ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published August 8th 2005 by O'Reilly Media (first published January 1st 2005)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Digital Identity, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Digital Identity

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Hilary
Aug 30, 2012 Hilary rated it really liked it
Anyone dealing with digital identities should read this, whether your angle is identity management, security or just casual interest in what's affecting *yours*. It's not for the true expert - if you're already an expert in your field, you'll know most of this already, but will probably find a couple of nuggets along the way - but ideal for someone moving into a new field or wanting a better grounding in their existing one.
Bill Nelson
Mar 01, 2015 Bill Nelson rated it it was amazing
This is a clear, concise, and easy to read book on IDM and DRM. I recommend it HIGHLY to anyone who wants an overview of IDM and its roots in the X.500 space. While Digital Identity does not specifically address certain concepts such as roles management, it is an essential resource for anyone’s library of identity management books. I understand that this book is now out of print; this is unfortunate as I was looking forward to a 2nd edition.
Matt Pollicove
Jun 12, 2012 Matt Pollicove rated it really liked it
An excellent overview of how Digital Identity works. A good first step in understanding how IdM works. Showing it's age a little though. Needs to be updated to take into account the "Cloud" and Compliance models.
Binary Blogger
Feb 10, 2010 Binary Blogger rated it did not like it
Shelves: resources
Pretty poor and slanted book about Identity Management. Seems like the author couldn't figure out how to implement it fully in the enterprises he was a part of.

Its an OK read for those who have no idea what IdM is, but anyone that has a clue just avoid it.
EOB
May 27, 2011 EOB rated it really liked it
A solid "yellow book" HL primer that effectively bridges old-school IAM approaches & terminology with more contemporary user & consumer-centric Webby approaches. Not that contemporary, though: given recent pace of innovation in claims-based and portable ID, it's already showing some age.
Michael Cote
Michael Cote rated it liked it
Dec 01, 2007
Oleg Firstov
Oleg Firstov rated it really liked it
Oct 03, 2013
Snorre L
Snorre L rated it really liked it
Nov 10, 2013
Drew
Drew rated it really liked it
Aug 16, 2014
Annie
Annie rated it liked it
Oct 29, 2014
Phillip
Jul 16, 2008 Phillip rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Dirk
Dirk rated it liked it
Dec 31, 2010
John
John rated it really liked it
Sep 28, 2014
Mark
Mark rated it liked it
Oct 26, 2007
Mohamed Elsherif
Mohamed Elsherif rated it really liked it
Jul 19, 2016
Mark Tigwell
Mark Tigwell rated it it was amazing
Mar 16, 2015
Philippe Beauchamp
Philippe Beauchamp rated it liked it
Apr 15, 2013
Paul
Paul rated it it was amazing
Oct 15, 2011
Scott Hoggarth
Scott Hoggarth rated it it was ok
Jul 07, 2014
Dale
Dale rated it really liked it
Feb 20, 2013
Eric Bemus
Eric Bemus rated it liked it
Sep 19, 2014
Steve
Steve rated it really liked it
Nov 07, 2009
Eric Brown
Eric Brown rated it liked it
Apr 19, 2009
Kate
Kate rated it liked it
Dec 26, 2013
Greg Belanger
Greg Belanger rated it it was amazing
Dec 27, 2014
T.Rob
T.Rob rated it really liked it
Dec 03, 2013
Jediah Logiodice
Jediah Logiodice rated it it was amazing
Jun 02, 2014
Jennifer Gil
Jennifer Gil rated it really liked it
Dec 06, 2014
Josh
Josh rated it liked it
Jan 08, 2013
Leona
Leona rated it liked it
Aug 01, 2015
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
89948
Phil Windley is the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Kynetx. Kynetx provide a cloud-based application platform that is uniquely architected to use events, personal data, and APIs to create social products and services. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at Brigham Young University where he teaches courses on reputation, digital identity, large-scale system design, and ...more
More about Phillip J. Windley...

Share This Book