The Portal Gatekeeper
This section has to do with security and how security is set up for the WebSphere Portal Server. Some questions are: Who controls the Access Control Lists (ACLs), how often do users have to sign in, and how do you use Secure Certificates and integrate with third-party authentication products?
Users and Groups
WebSphere Portal offers a centralized point of access control over portal resources (which can be augmented with a security manager external to the product, such as Tivoli Access Manager). It also offers a centralized point of administration for users and groups if a customer does not already have an administration tool for its user registry. These tools allow customers to better define portal users and manage user's ...