Identification and authentication can be an annoying process for end users and difficult to manage for organizations. The concepts of federation and single sign-on seek to reduce some of this burden. In this video, you will learn the concepts of single sign-on, federation, and transitive trusts.
- [Narrator] Identification and authentication…can be an annoying process for end users…and difficult to manage for organizations.…The concepts of Federation and Single Sign-On…seek to reduce some of this burden.…Federated identity management leverages the fact…that a single individual may have accounts…across a wide variety of systems.…When organizations agree…to federate their identity management systems,…they share some of this information…across the organizations.…This reduces the number of individual identities…that a user must have and eases the burden…on both the user and the organization.…
You're probably already familiar…with some federated identity management systems.…When you log on to websites using your Google account,…Facebook Connect,…or Twitter account…you're using federated identity management.…Single Sign-On goes a step further…and shares authenticated sessions across systems.…Many organizations create SSO solutions…within their organizations to help users avoid the burden…of repeatedly authenticating.…
- Identity and access management overview
- Identification mechanisms: user names, access cards, biometrics, and registration
- Authentication factors
- Password authentication protocols
- Identity as a service (IDaaS)
- Enforcing accountability
- Managing credentials with policies
- Using access control lists
- Defending against access control attacks
Skill Level Advanced
1. Identity and Access Management
5. Credential Management
7. Access Control Attacks
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