Mark Diodati

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Stronger Authentication and SAML

by Mark Diodati  |  June 4, 2010  |  3 Comments

At its core, authentication is about transitioning. We take the user’s credential and give them back something useful (let’s call this useful thing a token). We take the user’s password and we give them a Kerberos ticket or a web access management cookie (think SiteMinder’s SMSESSION ticket). We validate the user’s certificate and negotiate the [...]

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