Managing Security Issues: Authentication at the Transaction Level

13 November 2007 - A Workshop on Security in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


What can stakeholders do to guarantee and improve Internet security? With a special emphasis on authentication at the transaction level, this workshop will outline key activities and progress on technical solutions, policy recommendations, capacity building and best practices. Experienced panellists will map out the practical approaches and experiences that have proven successful and delve into issues such as authentication, digital identity management and government deployment of digital identity systems. The diverse range of stakeholder perspectives and the interactive attributes of the workshop will ensure a balanced dialogue, and above all integrate a capacity-building thread with emphasis on economic development issues.


International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS, an ICC initiative) and the Oxford Internet Institute (OII)



Tom Dailey, General Counsel, Verizon Online, United States of America


Guy Sebban, Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris

Marcelo Thompson, DPhil candidate, Oxford Internet Institute, United Kingdom


Caspar Bowden, Chief Privacy Advisor EMEA, Microsoft, United Kingdom
Simon Davies, Founder & Director, Visiting Fellow, LSE, Privacy International, United Kingdom
Tulika Pandey, Additional Director, D/O Information Technology, India