Identity Management for Electronic Negotiations

Omid Tafreschi, Janina Fengel, Michael Rebstock

Abstract

Using the Internet as the medium for transporting sensitive business data poses risks to companies. Before conducting business electronically, a company should take preventive measures against data manipulations and possible data misuse. One initial step could be obtaining certainty about the true identity of a potential business partner responding to a request or tender. In this paper we report on the development of a concept for identity management to introduce trust for electronic negotiations. We describe the character of electronic negotiations and give an example for a possible use-case scenario of our concept. For this we choose the most complex type of negotiations in the business domain, which are interactive bilateral multiattributive negotiations. Based on a general application architecture for such negotiations developed in a research project, we show the necessity of security provisions and introduce a security concept for identity management. We argue that the development of authentication and authorization services for the identity management of business partners involved in a negotiation are not only crucial but also an enhancement for electronic marketplaces.

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Tafreschi O., Fengel J. and Rebstock M. (2005). Identity Management for Electronic Negotiations . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2005) ISBN 972-8865-21-X, pages 38-47. DOI: 10.5220/0002562600380047


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@conference{csac05,
author={Omid Tafreschi and Janina Fengel and Michael Rebstock},
title={Identity Management for Electronic Negotiations},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2005)},
year={2005},
pages={38-47},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002562600380047},
isbn={972-8865-21-X},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - Volume 1: CSAC, (ICEIS 2005)
TI - Identity Management for Electronic Negotiations
SN - 972-8865-21-X
AU - Tafreschi O.
AU - Fengel J.
AU - Rebstock M.
PY - 2005
SP - 38
EP - 47
DO - 10.5220/0002562600380047