'Geneva' will help change Access Paradigm, Microsoft

Microsoft is leading the move to claims-based access with an announcement this week of a claims-aware application codenamed "Geneva" Framework. According to a Tuesday post on the Geneva Team Blog , the Geneva Framework is the successor to a previous beta known as Zermatt. Both are part of a suite of secure access products known […]

Microsoft is leading the move to claims-based access with an announcement this week of a claims-aware application codenamed "Geneva" Framework.

According to a Tuesday post on the Geneva Team Blog , the Geneva Framework is the successor to a previous beta known as Zermatt. Both are part of a suite of secure access products known as "Geneva," which was rolled out in October at Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference.

Geneva, according to MSDN, simplifies user access to applications and services using claims-based access instead of the legacy identification-based access prevalent today in protected environments.

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