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Self-service Privacy: User-Centric Privacy for Network-Centric Identity

  • Jose M. del Alamo
  • Miguel A. Monjas
  • Juan C. Yelmo
  • Beatriz San Miguel
  • Ruben Trapero
  • Antonio M. Fernandez
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 321)

Abstract

User privacy has become a hot topic within the identity management arena. However, the field still lacks comprehensive frameworks even though most identity management solutions include built-in privacy features. This study explores how best to set up a single control point for users to manage privacy policies for their personal information, which may be distributed (scattered) across a set of network-centric identity management systems. Our goal is a user-centric approach to privacy management. As the number of schemas and frameworks is very high, we chose to validate our findings with a prototype based on the Liberty Alliance architecture and protocols.

Keywords

Privacy identity management user-centric network-centric user control 

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Copyright information

© IFIP 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose M. del Alamo
    • 1
  • Miguel A. Monjas
    • 2
  • Juan C. Yelmo
    • 1
  • Beatriz San Miguel
    • 1
  • Ruben Trapero
    • 1
  • Antonio M. Fernandez
    • 1
  1. 1.Universidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  2. 2.Technology and Innovation UnitMadrid R&D CenterEricsson

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