OASIS Identity in the Cloud TC

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Developing profiles of open standards for identity deployment, provisioning and management in cloud computing


The Technical Committee was closed by the OASIS TC Administrator on 07 November 2016 and is no longer active.

Archives of its work remain publicly accessible and are linked from this page. OASIS appreciates the efforts of all those who participated in this TC.

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Anil Saldhana of Red Hat, co-chair of the IDCloud TC, has been recognized as an OASIS Distinguished Contributor. He was chosen based on outstanding achievement in the areas of new work, influence, ability to build consensus, leadership and service to the consortium. Congratulations, Anil!

A video of the IDCloud presentation delivered by Gershon Janssen at the OASIS Cloud Standards Lightning Rounds 2012 is now available.

Participation in the OASIS Identity in the Cloud (IDCloud) TC is open to all interested parties, including representatives of enterprises that provide or use identity management capabilities in a cloud computing infrastructure.

Contact member-services@oasis-open.org for more information on joining the TC.

The latest work product from the TC is:Identity In The Cloud Use Cases v1.0


The OASIS IDCloud TC works to address the serious security challenges posed by identity management in cloud computing. The TC identifies gaps in existing identity management standards and investigates the need for profiles to achieve interoperability within current standards. It performs risk and threat analyses on collected use cases and produces guidelines for mitigating vulnerabilities.

For more information on IDCloud, see the TC Charter.


No subcommittees have been formed for this TC.

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No TC Liaisons have been announced for this TC.

TC Tools and Approved Publications

Technical Work Produced by the Committee

Oasis Identity In The Cloud Use Cases v1.0

Wiki for OASIS Identity in the Cloud TC member collaboration

Expository Work Produced by the Committee

Gershon Janssen discusses IDCloud at OASIS Cloud Standards Lightning Rounds 2012

External Resources

Identity in the Cloud LinkedIn Group

Mailing Lists and Comments

id-cloud: the list used by TC members to conduct Committee work. TC membership is required to post. TC members are automatically subscribed; the public may view archives.

id-cloud-comment: a public mail list for providing input to the OASIS IDCloud TC members. Send a comment or view archives.

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