Federated Identity Primer

Identity authentication and authorization are integral tasks in today’s digital world. As businesses become more technologically integrated and consumers use more web services, the questions of identity security and accessibility are becoming more prevalent. Federated identity links user credentials across multiple systems and services, altering both the utility and security landscape of both. In Federated Identity Primer, Derrick Rountree

  • Explains the concepts of digital identity
  • Describes the technology behind and implementation of federated identity systems
  • Helps you decide if federated identity is good for your system or web service

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to Identity
Chapter 2. What Is Federated Identity?
Chapter 3. Federated Identity Technologies
Chapter 4. Deployment Options

About the Author
Derrick Rountree (CISSP, CASP, MCSE) has been in the IT field for almost 20 years. He has a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering. Derrick has held positions as a network administrator, IT consultant, a QA engineer, and an Enterprise Architect. He has experience in network security, operating system security, application security, and secure software development. Derrick has contributed to several other Syngress and Elsevier publications on Citrix, Microsoft, and Cisco technologies.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Syngress (December 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0124071899
  • ISBN-13: 978-0124071896
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