Identity Management Architecture in the Australian Public Sector

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Abstract

The use of an Identity Management Architecture for Governments is emerging as a key concept in meeting the requirements for an effective information security architecture. This paper examines some of the current designs for Identity Management Architecture within the Australian Public Sector and extracts the common elements of these architectures. This paper describes the major elements of Identity Management and examines their use during implementation. It also discusses the use of an Identity Management Framework as a method of ensuring that the architecture is correctly defined at an agency level. Identity Management Architecture is a new research area where further research is required. This work should contribute to the further development of Identity Management models. - Funding for this case study was provided b y the NSW Department of Lands as part of its support for staff development. Peter White is the Information Security Architect for the NSW Department of Lands (email: peter.white@lands.nsw.gov.au). He is currently completing a Doctor of Information Technology degree at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, NSW Australia.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe 5th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications 2008
EditorsDavid Tien
Place of PublicationAustralia
PublisherMacquarie Scientific Publishing
Pages238-243
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780980326727
Publication statusPublished - 2008
EventICITA 2008 - Cairns, QLD, Australia
Duration: 23 Jun 200826 Jun 2008

Conference

ConferenceICITA 2008
CountryAustralia
Period23/06/0826/06/08

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White, P. (2008). Identity Management Architecture in the Australian Public Sector. In D. Tien (Ed.), The 5th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications 2008 (pp. 238-243). Macquarie Scientific Publishing.