Authentication & ID Management


The following links provide some insights into recent work undertaken by Convergence where its clients have made information available online.

Australian Government Authentication Framework and Better Practice Guides

Convergence developed the Australian Government’s Authentication Framework (AGAF) and has also developed a range of AGAF Better Practice Guides covering authentication, and authorisation and access management.
An overview of the AGAF is at:
More detail regarding the AGAF for business is at:
The Better Practice Guides to Authentication for Government are at:
The Better Practice Guide to Authorisation and Access Management is at:
The Better Practice Guide to Authentication for Businesses is at:

Identity & Access Management Framework & Action Plan for WA Government

Convergence developed an Identity and Access Management Framework and Action Plan for the Government of Western Australia.

An overview of the project is available at:
The Framework is available at:
The Action plan is available at:

Critical Infrastructure Protection - IT Security Expert Advisory Group

David Jonas, a principal of Convergence participated as a member of the ITSEAG during 2004/5. For further detail regarding the ITSEAG see:

Departmental and Whole of Government Directories for Victorian Government

Convergence has participated in a range of projects connected with Project Rosetta, the Government’s directory services project. Detail regarding Project Rosetta is available from:

Learner Identity Management Framework for MCEETYA

Convergence developed a national Learner Identity Management Framework for the Ministerial Council for Education Employment Training and Youth Affairs (under management of their AICTEC committee). Details regarding the project are available from:

Key Performance Indication Catalogue for the Australian Government

Convergence assisted the Australian Government Information Management Office with the development of a Performance Indicator Catalogue detailing indicators that are suitable for measuring performance across the ICT project lifecycle, from planning to benefits realisation. The catalogue is at:

e-Government Benefit Study

Convergence participated as part of a consortium in an e-Government Benefits study fpr the National Office for the Information Economy. The results are at: