or Web Access Management
Web SSO involves 100% web-based architectures, such as extranet/intranet portals for example. It therefore only protects web applications accessed using a browser, guaranteeing them a high level of security, in particular through the implementation of multi-factor and adaptive authentication mechanisms, advanced access control rules, and complete traceability of access to web applications.
Although identity federation can in particular be considered a Web SSO solution, it only concerns web applications compatible with certain market standards, such as SAMLv2, or OAuth2 / OpenID Connect… It is therefore essential to also be able to take into account applications which do not use these federation standards, but instead use other web authentication technologies: HTML form, Web Service, Kerberos or proprietary token, etc.
There are also many associated web SSO architectures and network types: web SSO solutions therefore need to be flexible, non-intrusive and scalable, in order to ensure all applications of the information system are taken into account.