CSC announced the launch of its Federated Identity Management (FIM) offering, a solution designed to enable companies and organizations to establish trusted relationships with business partners and outside parties. The new solution is part of CSC's Trusted Identity Enterprise Suite(TM), the company's portfolio of fully integrated, end-to-end identity management solutions.FIM fulfills business and technical requirements among an organization and its partners to provide secure shared access capabilities through a single set of identity credentials. The offering provides companies the ability to create and maintain digital trust relationships by enabling interoperability between vendor software solutions and technical security standards, while meeting security requirements.Enterprises today are extending access to applications and information resources to a greater number of individuals - including partners, suppliers and customers - while simultaneously facing the critical need to protect themselves from unauthorized access," said James W. Sheaffer, president of CSC's North American Public Sector line of business. "CSC's Federated Identity Management solution enables clients in the private and public sectors to improve information exchange, security and compliance, while enhancing privacy and lowering the risk of identity theft."The offering includes assessment of an organization's current business processes and infrastructure, deployment of a technical solution optimized to meet client needs and follow-on life cycle support.