Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Free eBook : Claims based Identity and Access Control


Here is an interesting free eBook released by Microsoft’s patterns & practices team which covers the topic of claims based identity in detail.

With ever increasing mobility scenarios and focus on user experience, the need for SSO also increases.

It starts with discussing basics of Claims based identity and moves to Claims based architectures.

It also discuss the topic around various Microsoft technologies and mainly around cloud and Windows Azure.

Following industry standards are also discussed :

  • Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML)
  • Security Association Management Protocol (SAMP)
    and Internet Security Association
    and Key Management Protocol (ISAKMP)
  • WS-Federation
  • WS-Federation: Passive Requestor Profile
  • WS-Security
  • WS-SecureConversation
  • WS-Trust

Download the eBook

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