Archive for the ‘Single Sign-On’ Category

8 Key Components of a Perfect CIAM Platform

A perfect CIAM platform needs to be able to integrate more than just people. There are lots of identity-filled business processes and practices, and in the future the number of these is only set to grow. A well-designed customer identity solution connects all native and third-party applications that handle customer data.

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What Is Single Sign-On (SSO)?

The question “what is single sign-on?” is one we get asked a lot. To understand this solution, consider an analogy: “Imagine going to the mall, and at each store you must register with the store for your first purchase. Then, every time after that, you have to prove who you are to buy something.”

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BYOI: Bring Your Own Identity with LoginRadius SSO Identity Providers

Using LoginRadius as your identity provider, you can provide your customers with seamless one-click (single sign-on) access to a number of applications. LoginRadius integrates your OAuth 2 client with LoginRadius. OAuth 2.0 (RFC 6749) is a set of standardized flows that allow you to use LoginRadius as an identity provider for your services. This setup allows customers to seamlessly log in to your application using a standard procedure.

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CIAM Continues to Draw Attention as Akamai Acquires Janrain

In the past few years, customer identity and access management (CIAM) has been recognized as an independent solution, particularly compared to enterprise IAM. This recognition comes from both analyst firms and from some major acquisitions happening in the space.

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Looking for a Gigya Alternative? Try LoginRadius, a Superior and Modern Identity Platform

The customer identity space is in a dynamic phase, with lots of activity around mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and investment. One notable event was the SAP acquisition of Gigya in late 2017. Now that a year has gone by, existing Gigya contracts are ending. Engineers are probably thinking that everything’s fine and that not much has changed with their customer identity solution. But as a leader, you should be worried. The Gigya technology may not have changed (yet) but the company that delivers it has changed significantly.

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Best Practices for Choosing Good Security Questions

Security questions can add an extra layer of certainty to your authentication process. Security questions are an alternative way of identifying your customers when they have forgotten their password, entered the wrong credentials too many times, or tried to log in from an unfamiliar device or location.

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Why Google Was Fined €50 Million for GDPR Violations

Google has been fined a record €50 million by a French regulator for failing to properly inform users how their data is being collected and used. This fine is the largest to come from European legislation that went into effect in 2018. The European Union’s new privacy law, called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), gives its citizens more control over their data and how companies use it.

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