User-Centric Privacy Management in Future Network Infrastructure

User-Centric Privacy Management in Future Network Infrastructure

Antonio Gomez-Skarmeta (University of Murcia, Spain), Alejandro Perez Mendez (University of Murcia, Spain), Elena Torroglosa Garcia (University of Murcia, Spain) and Gabriel Lopez Millán (University of Murcia, Spain)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-501-4.ch002
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Finally, it is analyzed how the inclusion of IdM in business organizations can provide economical benefits. These benefits range from a reduction in resource requirements to the increment of potential clients thanks to the incorporation of the organization in an identity federation. Special attention is placed on the case where the telecommunications operator is established as the main point of identity providing, as a straightforward result of its already established trust relationships with a wide range of parties (clients and service providers).
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Most of the identity management systems share a common base architecture and a set of definitions that must be contextualized for the rest of the chapter. This section will begin by providing the reader with a basic knowledge of identity management, including main definitions, basic architecture and a small state-of-the-art section.

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