The eCitizen.MIT.edu research initiative at the Media Lab is teaming up again with our friends at MIT's Kerberos and Internet Trust Consortium (MIT-KIT) to develop open source solutions for next generation user-controlled resource sharing. Below is the summer student project posting by the MIT-KIT for the basic server work, and we'll be posting a corresponding summer project position here focusing on the Permission Management and user-controlled "Terms of Authorization" facet of the project, which we call "IAuth". If you are interested in more information in the meantime, please contact us.
Summer Student Project: OpenID-Connect (OIDC) for Resource Sharing
The MIT Kerberos & Internet Trust (MIT-KIT) Consortium and the MIT Media Lab are seeking summer students to help deploy an OpenID-Connect (OIDC) Server based on the OAuth2.0 protocol, and further develop advanced features for the MIT-KIT OIDC Server. The advanced features among others include a Resource Registration component, Permissions Management component, Single-Sign-On (SSO) component, and an Anonymous Credentials component.
The goal of this project is to enable the MIT-KIT OIDC server to become foundation for the development of a user-centric resource sharing platform for MIT, enabling the owner of a resource (e.g. personal data, files, etc) to share their resource with other users with full consent and control. Since this is an open-source project, the development of the advanced features will positively impact/benefit the world-wide community of OIDC users and deployments.
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience with emerging identity management and internet security systems and standards.
Interested? Contact Thomas Hardjono <firstname.lastname@example.org