IT Talk Series 2012: Identity Management in the Internet Age

On December 7, 2012, the School of information Technology (SoIT), Shinawatra University hosted another in the IT Talk Series at its SIU Bangkok Center. The talk entitled “Identity Management in the Internet Age” was presented by Prof. Dr. Do Van Thanh, a distinguished professor from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and Telenor R&D. The talk aimed at giving a brief introduction to Identity Management and providing an overview of the state-of-the art IdM standard. Relevant IdM use cases were given to illustrate the importance of IdM. For many identity-based services strong authentication is required and the usage of smart cards or especially SIM cards in mobile phones in IdM was also explained.