Another cool company I work with is Ping Identity when you feel like the business of Security is becoming increasingly complex, virtual and decentralized Ping can simplify your world. Real-time management of relationships with employees, contractors, partners, suppliers, and customers is becoming ever more crucial. Even within a single company, applications may reside on different platforms, in separate departmental security domains, in legacy databases derived from prior acquisitions, or in separate organizations thanks to outsourcing. As seamlessly gaining access to distributed resources--including applications--that reside beyond corporate firewalls becomes increasingly vital; the ability to manage identity effectively becomes a paramount concern. Web services, which have the potential to enable even greater interoperability and business integration, only magnify the challenge. Ping makes it easy and is now hooked up with Microsoft's (MSFT) InforCard product Group bring simplicity to implementation. Check out Kim Cameron's Web-Blog on the subject.