Continuing the road to secure strong authentication SSOCircle now supports USB hardware smart card tokens. These tokens are a combined smart card and smart card reader with a USB interface. Because of their small size, they can be easily attached to a key ring. Have you ever been worried using a public internet terminal ? [...]
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As one of our main goals has always been the improvement of authentication security, SSOCircle is now offering Strong Authentication with X.509 Certificates and a PKI supporting automatic enrollment of Certificates. Using Certificate based authentication reduces the threat of Phishing ( a malicious site that pretends to be the login mask of someother and reads [...]
SSOCircle the first Identity Provider supporting SAML 2.0 and OpenID protocols now includes attribute exchange through OpenID Simple Registration Extension. You are now able to share profile attributes ( like name or email address ) between the IDP and the Relying Party. You will be asked to confirm the transfer of attributes as soon as [...]
With SSOCircle you can now experience Single Sign On to Google Apps: Email, Calendar, Docs and Spreadsheet plus a personalized portal page. See how it works and get your ssocircle.com email address.
SSOCircle has started a pilot to support OpenID. You can now use your SSOCircle account at OpenID relying parties. Just type in <yourSSOCircleID>.ssocircle.com as your personal OpenID URL at the service site and experience SSO that opens up the SAML and the OpenID world.
User self administration pages now provide functionality for displaying and managing own profiles, SAML 2.0 account federations and OpenID trust settings. Service Provider administrators now have an easy-to-use interface to import, list and remove SAML 2.0 Metadata.
A new demo was launched at SSOCircle. The service provider has its own local user database and you can follow the steps from creating a local account to the linking of that account to your account at SSOCircle. The SP is based on lightbulb ( a OpenSSO extension ) and is written in “pure php”. [...]
You can now download a sample SAML 2.0 service provider and install it in your web server. The sample is a static linked C executable which is preconfigured to use SSOCircle as an IDP. You just need a few steps to adopt it to your site. The steps are outlined in solutions. The download service [...]