NASA's Security Tools: How it Tracks Potential Problem Users

By Baselinemag  |  Posted 2005-10-01 Print this article Print

NASA is relying on an assortment of technologies to establish a uniform system to create, modify and delete accounts.

NASA is relying on an identity management platform from Sun Microsystems, working with other technologies, to establish a uniform process for creating, modifying and deleting user directory entries and accounts.

Cyber-identity management Sun Java System Directory Server Sun Microsystems
Account management and synchronization Sun Java System Identity Manager Sun Microsystems
X.500 directory server Global Directory Server BT Syntegra
Identity management system database SQL Server cluster (database to correlate online identities with physical security data) Microsoft
Directory server manager hardware Sun Fire V240 and V480 servers and identity Sun Microsystems
Network operating system directory Active Directory on Windows Server 2003 Microsoft
Web portal infrastructure Vignette 4.5, BEA WebLogic, Oracle 9i, Red HatLinux, HP DL380 servers Vignette, BEA Systems, Oracle, Red Hat, Hewlett-Packard
Development tool for Java and XML coding Eclipse Eclipse Foundation (open-source development organization)
Software version control CVS version control system Open source
Physical security authentication and badge issuance OnGuard Lenel
Smart card ActivCard cards and readers ActivCard


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