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Nuts and Bolts of Federated Identity Management
How to secure the enterprise beyond the firewall
Gaining access to resources over the Internet is becoming increasingly vital to performing day-to-day work, and traversing the Internet with highly sensitive information requires that IT organizations effectively and securely manage identities between different security boundaries. As a solution, methods to enable the portability and interoperability of identity information across enterprise boundaries and security domains provide IT organizations with a solution for decentralized identity management.
It is imperative for any IT department to understand how to securely manage and control users’ identities. This white paper provides an introduction to leveraging user credentials securely through federated identity management.