Issue No. 01 - January/February (2012 vol. 16)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MIC.2012.11
Barry Leiba , Huawei Technologies
<p>Allowing one Web service to act on our behalf with another has become increasingly important as social Internet services such as blogs, photo sharing, and social networks have become widely popular. OAuth, a new protocol for establishing identity management standards across services, provides an alternative to sharing our usernames and passwords, and exposing ourselves to attacks on our online data and identities.</p>
authorization, access control, social networking, Web services, identity management
B. Leiba, "OAuth Web Authorization Protocol," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 16, no. , pp. 74-77, 2012.