Employees in a company tend to login into the device and execute different tasks. This can be based on local server or cloud-based applications. Then there are the challenges an employee can face:
A modern technique emerged to solve above-mentioned issues, known as Identity-as – a-Service (IDaaS).
IDaaS provides Identification Knowledge management as a digital entity. You may use your identity during electronic transactions.
Identity relates to set of features that make something familiar. Both objects can have the same properties so they can not have the same identities. It assigns an unique identity by an unique identification attribute.
Several identification systems are implemented to validate services such as validating web sites, transactions, participants in transactions, clients, etc. The Identity-as-a-Service may include:
Companies often use Single Sign-On applications to solve the problem by utilizing various username and password combinations across different servers, enabling the user to login only once and control access to all systems.
SSO requires a common server to verify, managing several accesses to other systems.
Explain the workings of Single Sign-On the following steps:
If an employee exits the company, then disabling the authentication server user account would prohibit the user's access to all the applications.
The FIDM defines the technologies and protocols that enable a user to package security credentials through security domains. It allows use of Security Markup Language (SAML) to assemble security credentials for an user
It gives users the ability to log into several single account websites. Google, and Yahoo! Any of the businesses that support OpenID are Flickr, MySpace, WordPress.com.