Single-sign on (SSO) and federated identity

Enterprise single sign-on (SSO) technologies can help reduce help-desk calls and user mistakes by consolidating credentials into one single password for all applications and services. Read the news and technical advice here to find deployment strategies and practical advice for SSO and federated identity.

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  • identity provider

    An identity provider (IdP) is a system component that provides an end user or internet-connected device with a single set of login credentials that ensures the entity is who or what it says it is across multiple platforms, applications and networks. Continue Reading

  • Kerberos

    Kerberos is a protocol for authenticating service requests between trusted hosts across an untrusted network, such as the internet. Continue Reading

  • federated identity management (FIM)

    Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement between multiple enterprises or domains that enables their users to use the same identification data (digital identity) to access all their networks. Continue Reading

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