© Yvonne Wilson, Abhishek Hingnikar 2019Yvonne Wilson and Abhishek HingnikarSolving Identity Management in Modern Applicationshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5095-2_7
To be trusted is a greater compliment than to be loved.
—George MacDonald, from The Marquis of Lossie (1877)
The Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) 2.0i
is known for providing two important features, cross-domain single sign-on (SSO) and identity federation. SAML 2.0 has been adopted in many enterprise environments because it enabled the enterprise to have applications used by employees, customers, and partners delegate user authentication to a centralized enterprise identity provider. ...