This is the first book written on the OpenID system and it provides comprehensive information to beginners and mid level programmers of OpenID. The book includes topics like: o Introduction to identity management o Creating OpenID identities o Using OpenID to login to web sites o Understanding the OpenID protocol o Structure of OpenID messages o OpenID extensions o Creating OpenID enabled web sites o Running OpenID server o Using OpenID in the corporate environment o OpenID security and privacy considerations o OpenID and Windows CardSpace If you are interested in getting to know the OpenID system, develop OpenID enabled web sites, or use OpenID in a corporate environment, this book will assist you in getting started.
About the Author
RAFEEQ UR REHMAN is an information security consultant, author, and trainer. He received his bachelors and masters degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. He has published a number of books including Solaris, HP-UX, Linux, CISSP certification, and Snort intrusion detection system. He has consulted with a number of Fortune 100 corporations and helped develop IT solutions. Rafeeq also holds CISSP and other certifications from leading industry vendors. His interests include Linux, open source software, and information assurance.