Hart, Douglas I.
Ina, Donald J.
College for Professional Studies
MS Software Engineering and Database Technologies
School of Computer & Information Science
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
The Internet, which was originally developed for academic purposes, has expanded and been applied to commercial and business enterprises. It is possible to purchase airline tickets, check bank balances and communicate through e-mail with each other through the Internet. These services can all be performed relatively easily with the proliferation of Internet Service Providers and the lower cost of Personal Computers. The development of the Internet has also had a huge impact on businesses with the growth of e-commerce, e-banking and the tremendous growth in email traffic. There is however a negative impact to this development of the Internet with the rise in on-line criminal activity. The increasing use of the Internet has resulted in the development of on-line identities for users. There can be a great deal of sensitive and personal information associated with an on-line identity and gaining access to these privileges can provide cyber criminals with access to personal resources such as bank account details, credit card information etc. This type of activity has given rise to the term "identity theft". This project will present an introduction to Microsoft Cardspace and how it relates to dealing with identity theft, the theory behind the application and present practical demonstrations of how the technology can be implemented using Microsoft© .NET framework technology.
Date of Award
© Thomas Hanrahan
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Hanrahan, Thomas, "Analysis of Windows Cardspace Identity Management System" (2011). All Regis University Theses. 469.