The OASIS Security Services (SAML) TC  members have recently approved a Committee Specification Draft (CSD) and submitted this specification for 30-day public review:
SAML V2.0 Channel Binding Extensions Version 1.0
Committee Specification Draft 01 / Public Review Draft 01
14 May 2013
This specification defines an extension to the SAML V2.0 protocol specification that supports the use of channel bindings in conjunction with SAML profiles. It also includes a new SAML profile that applies the extension to a set of profiles that fit a particular communication pattern.
Public Review Period:
The public review starts 24 May 2013 at 00:00 GMT and ends 23 June 2013 at 23:59 GMT.
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