Evolution of Single Sign-On (SSO) began in the late 1990’s and organizations started moving into IT custom built authentication systems as a part of their overall security strategy. This momentum gathered later and was recognized as enterprise SSO, evolving to web-based plugin methods better known as web access management (WAM). The big seismic change took place with the new cloud-based systems, and SaaS started becoming more and more dominant.
Single Sign On (SSO) gives each of your users one unified digital identity – they just sign in once and get seamless access to all their applications without having to sign in to each one individually. SSO solutions also include password reset self-service capabilities, so that users can reset lost credentials on their own without opening a help desk ticket. You can even set guidelines that encourage users to create stronger passwords and send periodic messages reminding them to rotate their passwords.
This whitepaper covers ten key considerations that will help you to select the best SSO for your organization.