Trust Frameworks

are set of contracts, regulations or commitments that enables parties of a Trust Federation to rely on certain assertions by other actors to fulfill their information security and privacy requirements.

As Kantara Initiative is very involved in the topic of Trust Frameworks for Identity Federations I focus my contribution there:

The Kantara Trust Framework Meta Model decribes an approach to significantly improve the interoperability various trust frameworks

The Kantara Business Cases for Trust Frameworks is collecting and analyzing data to help base business and architectural decisions for federations.