This book addresses our current progress and viewpoints on digital identity management in different fields (social networks, cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT), with input from experts in computer science, law, economics and sociology.
Within this multidisciplinary and scientific context, having crossed analysis on the digital ID issue, it describes the different technical and legal approaches to protect digital identities with a focus on authentication systems, identity federation techniques and privacy preservation solutions. The limitations of these solutions and research issues in this field are also discussed to further understand the changes that are taking place.
- Offers a state of the discussions and work places on the management of digital identities in various contexts, such as social networking, cloud computing and the Internet of Things
- Describes the advanced technical and legal measures to protect digital identities
- Contains a strong emphasis of authentication techniques, identity federation tools and technical protection of privacy
Maryline Laurent is Professor in computer networking at Telecom SudParis and Head of the R3S (Network, Systems, Services, Security) research team, SAMOVAR, in Paris, France. She is cofounder of the Institut Mines-Télécom Chair Values and Policies of Personal Information
Samia Bouzefrane is Associate Professor in Computer Science at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) in Paris,France. She is currently coordinating a French CNRS Action to promote the field of Secure Smart Objects and Internet of Things.