Credential Wallets: A Classification of Credential Repositories Highlighting Myproxy
20 Pages Posted: 12 May 2012
Date Written: August 31, 2003
In recent years, individuals have experienced an increased requirement for digitally identifying themselves, in both their work and personal lives. People typically have multiple credentials for digitally identifying themselves to different online software or services in different roles (for example, different credentials for work and home). We are looking for technology that allows users to manage their credentials conveniently and securely. This paper presents a classification of existing credential management software, highlighting the MyProxy online credential repository, an open source system for managing credentials in the Grid Security Infrastructure.
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