Let’s talk about digital identity with Rainer Hörbe, Senior Manager at KPMG Austria.

Rainer HörbeEpisode 14 features a discussion by Oscar and Rainer about identity management and e-government, including views on challenges in real e-government projects – India’s Aadhar, Austria’s smart ID card and China’s residents’ card. They also talk about Kantara’s e-government work group, of which Rainer is the chair, and the annual TIIME conference, which he organises.

Rainer graduated in Computer Science from the University of Vienna. Working as a software developer for some years, he then specialised in identity and access management starting in 2001. In roles as a security and identity architect he contributed to projects like the Austrian eGovernment identity federation and European framework projects (epSOS, MAPPING). He is chair of the eGovernment WG at Kantara Initiative and contributor to standardisation activities in standards developing organisations like ISO SC27. He started the TIIME event – an annual identity conference – in 2013. Currently he has the position of Senior Manager at KPMG Austria, consulting clients in different sectors on enterprise IAM topics.

Find Rainer on Twitter @rhoerbe1 and on LinkedIn.

Find out more about the TIIME (Trust and Internet Identity Meeting Europe) event on 17-20 February in Vienna at tiimeworkshop.eu.

Check out Kantara’s eGovernment Work Group here – kantarainitiative.org/confluence/display/eGov/Home.

We’ll be continuing this conversation on Twitter using #LTADI – join us @ubisecure!


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