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  • 17 Recommended Requirements for an Identity and Access Management POC


    We get requests for POC’s quite often. In an attempt to provide tactical guidance to organizations developing an identity and access management POC, the following are our top recommended criteria for evaluation. By adding some or all of these requirements to your POC, your organization can limit vendor lock-in and ensure that the solutions considered … Read more >>

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  • Symplified… So long and thanks for all the fish!


    As many of you have heard, Symplified is exiting the access management market. The company’s founders had a long history in the single sign-on business, having founded Securant in the late nineties. Securant was acquired by RSA in September 2001, and evolved into RSA Cleartrust, which is still in production today at many organizations. It seemed logical … Read more >>

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  • Authentication Speed Versus Flexibility: Benchmarking SSO


    Gluu has been working quite a bit recently on benchmarking, and the question came up whether it’s better to use the Gluu Server’s built in LDAP authentication with a custom filter, or the Jython based “Custom Authentication Interception Script.” If you are just considering throughput, the Jython script has more CPU overhead. However, it gives … Read more >>

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  • Simple User Registration and Dynamic Enrollment : cms + ecommerce


    There are many unique business requirements and workflows that determine how new people are registered at an organization. This blog will focus on a single, relatively simple use case: an organization that uses password credentials, where there is a CMS that manages content, an eCommerce platform that completes the sale, and a Gluu Server. Let’s … Read more >>

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  • UMA and Juju rock IRMSummit 2014 – Phoenix, Arizona


    The IRM Summit just ended. What happened? The schedule featured many great talks, and there was a significant presence of sponsors. Certainly not meant to be a comprehensive summary, but below were some highlights and some snapshopts! I was really surprised to see how much excitement there was about UMA. At one point–when Eve was … Read more >>

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  • Packt Publishing Book Proposal: API and Mobile Access Management


    The following is Mike’s submission to Packt Publishing. Please SHARE and let us know what you think! What is it, exactly, that you’re focusing on? Deploying an application access management suite is currently too expensive for any but the largest enterprises who can afford platforms like Oracle Access Manager, IBM Tivoli Access Manager or CA … Read more >>

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  • How to benchmark OX for a large scale deployment


    OX was designed from the ground up to support clustered deployments. The application is stateless: no HTTP sessions are ever used. Even in a two-step authentication, it is not assumed that step one and step two will be handled by the same server. For this reason, OX can be clustered with any load balancer algorithm, … Read more >>

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