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.

Single-sign on (SSO) and federated identity News

  • August 08, 2019 08 Aug'19

    'Dupe' there it is: SAML authentication bypass threatens Microsoft

    Micro Focus security researchers demonstrated a new technique, dubbed 'dupe key confusion,' which allows threat actors to bypass Microsoft's SAML token validation.

  • July 09, 2019 09 Jul'19

    OneLogin Desktop Pro for Windows reduces password load

    By eliminating the need for remote workers to sign into Active Directory to access their network, OneLogin's Desktop Pro for Windows aims to make working remotely easier, according to the vendor.

  • July 01, 2019 01 Jul'19

    IAM market evolves, but at a cost

    At a recent security and identity conference, attendees discussed the IAM market in clear terms: Shiny new features might be cool, but practicality reigns.

  • June 28, 2019 28 Jun'19

    Identity access management at a crossroads

    In this Q&A, Ping Identity CEO Andre Durand explains why identity management is being subsumed by security and how AI and automation will modernize identity management systems.

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  • single sign-on (SSO)

    Single sign-on (SSO) is a session and user authentication service that permits a user to use one set of login credentials -- for example, a name and password -- to access multiple applications. Continue Reading

  • identity provider

    An identity provider is a system component that is able to provide an end user or internet-connected device with a single set of login credentials that will ensure the entity is who or what it says it is across multiple platforms, applications and ... Continue Reading

  • Words to go: Identity and access management security

    IT pros must keep up to date with rapidly changing identity technology and access threats. Help protect IAM security by getting familiar with this list of foundation terms. Continue Reading

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