Issue No.12 - December (2008 vol.9)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MDSO.2008.35
Letting users sign on to the Internet once and securely access network resources anywhere has been one of the industry's enduring quests. While numerous standards efforts have steadily pursued this capability, most have been back-end technologies of which users are mostly unaware. Recent developments surrounding the open source OpenID federated-identity technology are bringing single sign-on efforts to the foreground.
access control, data security, software standards
Greg Goth, "Single Sign-on and Social Networks", IEEE Distributed Systems Online, vol.9, no. 12, pp. 1, December 2008, doi:10.1109/MDSO.2008.35