Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video SAML, part of CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 4 Identity and Access Management.
- [Instructor] Modern authentication often takes place…over the web and the Security Assertion Markup Language,…SAML, allows browser-based single-sign-on…across a variety of web systems.…There are three actors in a SAML request.…First, there is the end user who wants to use…web-based services.…In SAML terms, the end user is known as the principal.…Second, there is the organization providing the proof…of identity, usually the end user's employer, school,…or other account provider.…
This organization is known as the identity provider.…Finally, there is the web-based service…that the end user wishes to access.…This organization is known as the service provider.…Here's how web-based single-sign-on works using SAML.…First, the end user, principal, requests access…to a resource from the service provider.…The service provider checks to see if the user…already has a logged in session, and if so,…just skips ahead and grants access.…
Let's follow the case where the user…is not already logged in, however.…In this case, the service provider redirects the user…
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- Identification methods
- Authentication factors
- Multifactor authentication
- Single sign-on
- Authorization and access controls
- Account management