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SAML 2.0 Bearer Assertion Profile for OAuth 2.0

Introduction This blog provides an overview of using SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) assertion as means for requesting an OAuth 2.0 access token. Here, Ping Federate acts as an OAuth 2.0 Authorization Server accepting the user authentication and authorization details from the client application as a SAML assertion, validates it and issues an OAuth 2.0 access token, which […]

Secure Mobile Access using Ping Federate OAuth server

Introduction: This blog briefs how Ping Identity OAuth server can be used to provide secure mobile access to protected resources on third party applications using OAuth protocol in Ping Identity. OAuth 2.0 is a security protocol that enables users/resource owners to grant access to their web resources/user details without sharing their passwords with the third […]

Web Single Sign-On using Windows Azure Access Control Service

What is ACS? Access Control Service, or Windows Azure AppFabric Access Control Service (ACS) is a Windows-owned cloud-based service that provides an easy way of authenticating and authorizing users to gain access to web applications and services while allowing the features of authentication and authorization to be factored out of the application code. This facilitates […]