Identity management and trusted interaction in Internet and mobile computing

Audun Jøsang
2014 IET Information Security  
The convergence of Internet and mobile computing enables personalised access to online services anywhere and anytime. This potent access capability creates opportunities for new business models which stimulates vigorous investment and rapid innovation. Unfortunately, this innovation also produces new vulnerabilities and threats, and the new business models also create incentives for attacks, because criminals will always follow the money. Unless the new threats are balanced with appropriate
more » ... termeasures, growth in Internet and mobile services will encounter painful setbacks. Security and trust are two fundamental factors for sustainable development of identity management in online markets and communities. The aim of this article is to present an overview of central aspects of identity management in Internet and mobile computing with respect to security and trust.
doi:10.1049/iet-ifs.2012.0133 fatcat:idu3dxw5cfdezliw4rlkbtpzly