Purpose – Aims to present intelligent authentication, authorization, and administration (I3A), a new concept that enables trust and information security between involved sides by agreement, rather than by over-exercised enforcement. In order to understand the needs and motivators for the concept, seeks to discuss the areas of technology, policies, law, and human ... [Show full abstract] mindsets.
Design/methodology/approach – Discussing two examples of possible solutions that would use the concept in e-commerce.
Findings – Offers an open platform for enabling I3A of cryptographic keys, certificates, and privileges and integrating the use of such with secured applications on a wide variety of devices and environments.
Originality/value – Probably the first real exposition of the new concept I3A.