Single Sign On -- A Contrarian View

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Keys Botzum

Date archived: January 3, 2017 | First published: August 14, 2001

Have you considered using Single Sign On (SSO) for user authentication? While SSO lets you access multiple systems with a single password, implementation as a truly integrated security infrastructure is difficult. This article presents the issues, costs, and benefits of various SSO methods, as well as an alternative approach that uses a single registry.

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