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, learn the concepts of single sign-on, federation, and transitive trusts.
- [Instructor] 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 onto 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.…
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- Identity and access management
- Using access cards and biometrics
- Multifactor authentication
- Password authentication protocols
- Device authentication
- Identity management life cycle
- Access control lists
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 05/18/2018. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover subject/object model. In addition, the following topics were updated: registration and identity proofing, SSO and federation, and advanced authorization concepts.