Federated Id Management

Federated Id Management

by Kevin Roebuck
     
 

In information technology, Federated Identity Management amounts to having a common set of policies, practices and protocols in place to manage the identity and trust into IT users and devices across organizations.

Related to federated identity is Single sign-on (SSO), where a user's authentication process us being across multiple IT systems or even organizations.

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Overview

In information technology, Federated Identity Management amounts to having a common set of policies, practices and protocols in place to manage the identity and trust into IT users and devices across organizations.

Related to federated identity is Single sign-on (SSO), where a user's authentication process us being across multiple IT systems or even organizations. SSO is a subset of Federated Identity Management, as it relates only to authentication and is understood on the level of technical interoperability.

FIDM allows users to reuse electronic identities, saves administrators redundant work in maintaining user accounts and provides a consistent, trustworthy infrastructure component.

This book is your ultimate resource for Federated ID management. Here you will find the most up-to-date information, analysis, background and everything you need to know.

In easy to read chapters, with extensive references and links to get you to know all there is to know about Federated ID management right away, covering: Federated identity management, Federated identity, Syncope (software), Apple ID, Athens (access and identity management service), CoSign single sign on, Credential Service Provider, Crowd (software), Digital identity, E-Authentication, Enterprise Sign On Engine, EZproxy, Facebook Platform, Google Account, Higgins project, Identity Governance Framework, Identity metasystem, Information Card, Information Card Foundation, Janrain, JOSSO, Light-Weight Identity, Novell Access Manager, OneLogin, OpenAM, OpenID, OpenSSO, Point of Access for Providers of Information, Pubcookie, Shibboleth (Internet2), Single sign-on, Sun Java System Access Manager, Ubuntu Single Sign On, Windows CardSpace, Windows Live ID, Yadis, Identity management, CCSO Nameserver, Certification on demand, Common Indexing Protocol, Credential, Directory information tree, Directory System Agent, Electronic authentication, Federated Naming Service, Future of Identity in the Information Society, Group (computing), Identity access management, Identity as a service, Identity assurance, Identity Assurance Framework, Identity change, Identity intelligence, Identity management system, Identity Management Theory, Identity score, Liberty Alliance, Scott Mitic, Mobile identity management, Mobile signature, Mobile Signature Roaming, Multi-master replication, Novell Storage Manager, Online identity management, Oracle Identity Management, Organizational Unit, Password management, Password manager, Privacy, Privacy-enhancing technologies, Profiling practices, Service Provisioning Markup Language, Trombinoscope, User profile, User provisioning software, White pages schema, Courion Corporation, Forefront Identity Manager, FreeIPA, Hitachi ID Systems, IBM Tivoli Access Manager, IBM Tivoli Identity Manager, Imprivata, Microsoft Identity Integration Server, Novell Identity Manager, OpenPTK, Optimal IdM, Password synchronization, Self-service password reset

This book explains in-depth the real drivers and workings of Federated ID management. It reduces the risk of your technology, time and resources investment decisions by enabling you to compare your understanding of Federated ID management with the objectivity of experienced professionals.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781743045572
Publisher:
Emereo Pty Ltd
Publication date:
06/10/2011
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.42(d)

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