Microsoft Passportwww.passport.com Waldemar Swiercz
Microsoft Passport • OnLine service that allows secure access to participating Web sites or services • Uses your e-mail address as sign name • Uses one password to all Web sites • Allows to make faster, more secure online purchases
Microsoft Passport • The information you register with Passport is stored securely in the database • When you sign in to any participating Web sites you use your Passport: login and password • During the Internet session you can sign in to the other Web sites by clicking
Sharing Information • Microsoft does not share the personal information in your Passport profile with other companies without your consent. • If you have a Passport wallet, your wallet information is never shared with participating sites at sign in.
Sharing Information • You can choose how much information you want to share with participating Web sites • Sharing lets the sites speed your registration and offer you personalized services
Passport Wallet • You store your credit cards information and your shipping and billing addresses in a secure on line location • Only you have the access to this information • You can store multiple cards and addresses in your wallet
Passport Wallet • When you are ready to make a purchase on participating Web site click • You can choose which credit card to use in this purchase • Passport shares only piece of wallet information with the merchant
Passport Security • Never reveals your password to participating sites • Uses industry-standard security technologies to encrypt information transmitted over the Internet • Few minutes to use wallet, then you have to retype your password • After several unsuccessful attempts to sign-in Passport temporarily blocks an access
Passport Security • Passport uses “cookies” to enable your access to other Web sites • All Passport’s cookies are encrypted • When you sign-out all cookies are deleted from your computer
Kids Passport • Allows children to have their own Passports • Parents supervise Kids Passport • When child makes request, parent reviews it and can grant or deny consent • Kids Passport is not a Web filter
Passport for Businesses • Microsoft Passport is a suite of e-business services that make using the Web and making online purchases easier, faster, and more secure. • Your business can implement one or all Passport services on your site
Passport for Businesses • Single sign-in (SSI) service lets users create one name and password to access all Web sites participating in the Passport service • Express purchase (EP) service lets users make fast, secure online purchases using information they have pre-stored in their Passport. • Kids Passport, an optional feature of the SSI service.Kids Passport helps to comply with the requirements of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Benefits for Business • Lower costs by outsourcing the authentication process. • You can focus on expanding your business instead of worrying about redesigning your database or authentication system. • Increase traffic by simplifying sign-in and registration. • More than 130 million Passport accounts and over 220 participating companies
Fees • Passport intends to charge a nominal annual license fee to service operators. • Microsoft is currently waiving fees
Implementation • Registration - complete registration form and provide information about your company and authorized contacts. • Download the documentation and software for the Passport services you want to implement from Developer Info area. • Development and implementation - refer to the Microsoft Passport Communications Guidelines to help ensure your site's compliance with Passport communications standards. • Final checklist - complete and submit a short checklist to make sure that everything is in order.
Implementation • Sites that offer the Passport service must display their own privacy statements and are bound by rules that require them to disclose how they use Passport information
Passport SSI Architecture • A secure central database that contains users' authentication credentials • The registration and sign-in/sign-out pages, which Passport participating sites can cobrand.
Passport and Mobile Devices • Allowing users to use their mobile phone numbers and numeric PINs to sign in. • Automatically keeping users signed in across browser sessions. • Current Passport users can avoid typing “@hotmail.com” or “@msn.com” to sign in
Software Requirements • Web server capable of handling HTTP GET and POST requests • Support for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) • Microsoft® Windows NT® Server version 4.0 with Service Pack 4.0 or later or Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Server • Microsoft® Internet Information Server (IIS) version 4.0 or later • Microsoft® Internet Explorer version 4.01 with Service Pack 2 or Internet Explorer 5.01 or later