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jim li
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Joined: May 20, 2008
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hi guys,

for the concept of identity management, is it consisted by data integrity, confidentiality, auth ad auth. in java, i can reference jaas as identity management.

please let me know whether my understanding is correct

thank you
Ed Ward
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Joined: Jan 30, 2006
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To me, identity management = authentication (you are who you say you are).
IDM tools typically also facilitate authorization (what are you allowed to do) as well.
 
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