2015 IEEE-ISTO Board of Directors Set
IEEE-ISTO recently announced its 2015 Board of Directors roster.
Comprised of industry leaders from various fields of electro-technology, the Board of Directors oversees the financial operations of the IEEE-ISTO, developing the IEEE-ISTO Business Plan and other related strategic and operational activities. Directors also serve to promote the benefits of industry and government organizations partnering with IEEE-ISTO.
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Kantara Initiative: Empowering Individuals to Control Personal Data
Kantara Initiative, a nonprofit membership organization that connects businesses, consumers, governments, and citizens through innovations and programs that support more natively trustworthy environments, has developed a protocol for User-Managed Access (UMA). Driven by industry experts, UMA has reached the milestone of stability as a Kantara Initiative Recommendation v1.0. Kantara Initiative is calling on all interested organizations to implement!
Pronounced "OOH-mah", UMA is an OAuth-based protocol designed to give a web user a unified control point for authorizing who and what can get access to their online personal data.
This can include:
Personal data such as identity attributes
Digital content such as online photos
Services such as viewing and creating status updates
View the full post on the IEEE-ISTO website.
IEEE-ISTO Exhibits at CES 2015
In early January 2015, IEEE-ISTO exhibited at the IEEE booth at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Here are some photos from the exhibit, featuring mind-controlled race cars!
IEEE-ISTO Finance Team Guides Organization to Clean Audit
IEEE-ISTO was recently issued an unqualified or clean opinion during its 2013 audit.
The IEEE-ISTO finance team, whose role is to provide finance and accounting support to the IEEE-ISTO federation of member programs, worked to provide the audit firm, WithumSmith+Brown, with the financial details necessary to complete the audit.
This has been the 12th consecutive year that IEEE-ISTO has been issued a clean audit opinion.
The Independent Auditors’ Report, dated Oct. 2014, expressed an unqualified or clean opinion on the consolidated financial statements.
Read the full post on the IEEE-ISTO website.
A Sample of IEEE-ISTO Programs