TSCP Chairman to Address NATO Workshop

Remarks Focus on Identity Management Standards in Federated Environments

Oct 26, 2009, 11:30 ET from TSCP

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith Ward, Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP) chairman, will present at a NATO workshop that focuses on the need for common standards for identity management in federated environments.

Ward joins representatives from the U.S. Army, Citigroup, Oracle, and the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) to discuss the challenges of identity assurance and intellectual property protection in organizations that deal with highly sensitive information. In his role as TSCP chairman, Ward leads the global aerospace and defence (A&D) industry's efforts to define and develop best practices for federated trust environments - a critical step on the path to secure, cross-domain collaboration.

    WHO:       Keith Ward, TSCP chairman

    WHAT:      Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP)

    WHEN:      Tuesday, October 27, 2009 9:25 a.m. CET

    WHERE:     "Identity Management in a Federated Environment", Courtyard
                Marriott Hotel, Avenue des Olympiades 6, Brussels

TSCP is a unique industry partnership focused on establishing a common framework for federated collaboration, mitigating the risks related to compliance, complexity, cost and IT that are inherent in large-scale, collaborative programs that span national jurisdictions. Members include Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Microsoft, CA Inc., the U.S. Secret Service, France's Network and Information Security Agency (ANSSI), and Rolls-Royce.

For more information on this event visit http://www.afcea.org/europe/html/NATO-workshop.asp

About TSCP

TSCP is the only government-industry partnership specifically focused on designing solutions to address the most critical issues facing the A&D industry: mitigating the compliance, complexity, cost and IT security risks inherent in large-scale, multi-national collaborative programs. TSCP was founded in 2002, and has delivered several specifications and guidance documents on securing A&D supply chain data. The group today focuses on identity federation policies and governance. TSCP is open to government organizations, prime contractors, integrators, suppliers and member trade groups. For more information, please visit www.tscp.org.