Beyond security: implications for the future of federated digital identity management systems

Satchell, Christine, Shanks, Graeme, Howard, Steve, & Murphy, John (2006) Beyond security: implications for the future of federated digital identity management systems. In OzCHI 2006 : 20th conference of the computer-human interaction special interest group (CHISIG) of Australia on Computer-human interaction: design: activities, artefacts and environments, November 20 -24 2006, Sydney.

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Federated identity management is often viewed by corporations as a solution to support secure online commerce by synthesising complex and fragmented user information into a single entity. However previous research (Satchell et al 2006) has revealed a new set of end user needs for the design of identity management systems. This paper explores these needs from an identity management provider perspective, finds both alignment and divergence in needs and identifies a generational shift as a major cause of the differing needs. Whilst X and Y generations do not react strongly to concerns about digital identity theft or misappropriation of information, they seek to create and control their digital representations to be streamlined, portable across domains and revealing elements of their real life identity. There is still a considerable challenge for providers who must look beyond ‘security’ and ‘authentication’ to include ‘user control’, ‘synthesis’, ‘portability’ and ‘personalisation’ in the design of their systems.

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ID Code: 12615
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Digital identity, federation, security
DOI: 10.1145/1228175.1228231
ISBN: 1595935452
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 (The authors) and CHISIG
Deposited On: 25 Feb 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 17:23

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