In the recently published report Burton’s Gerry Gebel describes “new directions” in Federation. Not only in the light of new protocols but rather concerning delivery models. Compared with open source or proprietary on-premise software the real new thing are “federation identity hosted services”. The report also includes a comprehensive list of these hosted services with [...]
Archive for 2009
Recently Salesforce.com added SAML 2.0 support. We have launched a sample that allows users to single sign on to Salesforce with their exisiting SSOCircle account. The individual account is mapped to a group account (due to our limitation in salesforce users). Just click on the IDP initiated SSO link and you will be prompted to [...]
Visit our new SAML 2.0 enabled WordPress blogging system, where we moved all our articles from the former news section. You have to log in with your SSOCircle account to leave a comment. We also added some newsfeeds from interesting blogs on identity. We hope that it will be a usefull source for all identity-minded. [...]
SSOCircle is now available in German language www.ssocircle.de. We will add more support for more languages as demand grows.
Check out the award winning Fedlet: a simple java web application that allows you to set up a service provider in the SSOCircle of trust in minutes. Get the SSOCircle Fedlet from our Download SP And if you have a Yubikey authentication token you can immediately use the key at SSOCircle for authentication. Just log [...]
European Identity Conference 2009 Listed in reverse chronological ordering and with focus on SSO, federation and authorization topics. My conclusions: A very well organized conference from Kuppinger Cole and partners. Many distinct persons attended, presented and discussed in panel sessions. Visiting the conference is a must as it is the leading identity conference in Europe. [...]
SSOCircle introduces a new one time password strong authentication device with USB interface. If you are tired of reading and typing one time passwords from conventional tokens, this is the device for you. The Swekey is a one time password token that works with a challenge/response. SSOCircle offers two authentication modules: Swekey and Swekey&Pin. Use [...]
We are planing a scheduled maintenance of SSOCircle services on Sunday, 3rd May, with some short service interruptions between 6:00-8:00 GMT. We will be back with even more features, so please stay tuned.
We will replace SSOCircle’s signing and encryption certificate at 28. February 209. The meta data containing the new certificates can be found at new meta data URL. The certificate will be changed at 28.02.2009, next Saturday. Please be sure to replace the data on your SP.
As some customers are asking for better means of confirming a user’s identity after using the self registration procedure. Our IDPee hosted identity provider product now supports SMS confirmation messages send to a mobile telephone number instead of sending an email to the email-address entered during registration. As many users are subscribing with free web [...]