Sun says it will not seek licenses for use of SAML patents

Sun issues 'SAML Non-Assertion Covenant'. "What I thought was the most interesting vendor announcement to come out of last week's Catalyst Conference didn't even rate a press release and wasn't being "demoed" in a hospitality suite. Instead, Sun submitted a document to OASIS and quietly told people (i.e., whispered in their ear) about it." Identity Management Newsletter

OASIS Makes SAML 2.0 Official

OASIS approved version 2.0 of the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) (define) as a standard, providing guidelines for developers to create single sign-on applications that work across disparate locations on the Internet



Eve Maler: The elevator pitch might be that SAML is the universal solvent of security and identity information.


Liberty Alliance Releases Enhanced Framework For Identity-Based Web Services

The Liberty Alliance announced the second-generation version of WSF 2.0, a framework for identity-based Web services. The framework now supports SAML 2.0 and defines how SAML 2.0 can be used to communicate identity information among identity-based Web services.


OASIS Security Services TC

The Security Services TC is working to advance the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) as an OASIS standard.