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Federated Identity Primer by Derrick Rountree

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Preface

The concept of federated identity is nothing new. In fact, it has been around a long time. It just never really caught on, partially because its usage scenarios were limited. But, that has changed. Now with the increased usage of cloud and Internet-based applications, federated identity has started to gain a lot of traction. Instances of federated identity are popping up all over the IT landscape. Not only is it being used on the Internet, but it is also being used within enterprises and other organizations. If you haven’t come across an instance of federated identity yet, you most likely will in the very near future.

What to Expect from this Book

The purpose of this book is to provide you with a general introduction to federated identity. ...

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