30-day Public Review for Identity in the Cloud PaaS Profile V1.0
The OASIS Identity in the Cloud TC  members have recently approved a Committee Note Draft (CND) and submitted this specification for 30-day public review:
Identity in the Cloud PaaS Profile Version 1.0
Committee Note Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01
29 April 2013
This ID-Cloud Profile Document describes the various Identity Management use cases, challenges and applicable standards in the Cloud Platform-As-A-Service (PaaS) model.
TC Description :
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.
Public Review Period:
The public review starts 15 May 2013 at 00:00 GMT and ends 14 June 2013 at 23:59 GMT.
This is an open invitation to comment. OASIS solicits feedback from potential users, developers and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work.
The prose specification document and related files are available here:
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ZIP distribution file (complete):
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 OASIS Identity in the Cloud TC
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