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Open Source Identity Integration with OpenSSO

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Nature :Meeting
Date :Friday 4 July 2008
Schedule :14h00
Duration :45 minutes
Language :English

Speaker : Pat Patterson is a federation architect at Sun Microsystems, core committer and community liaison for the OpenSSO project. Pat has been working on Internet security and identity management since 1997, moving up through the stack from Java cryptography to federated identity. Pat speaks regularly at events such as JavaOne, Javapolis and the RSA Conference.

Title : Open Source Identity Integration with OpenSSO

Description : OpenSSO ( is Sun’s open source web access management, federation and secure web services project, the basis for Sun Java System Federated Access Manager 8.0, and one of the busiest projects on OpenSSO builds on Sun’s successful Access Manager 7.x product, recently rated a market leader in Gartner’s ’Magic Quadrant for Web Access Management’.

This lecture provides an introduction to OpenSSO, web access management and federation. Starting with the basics of single sign-on within a single organization, we will see how OpenSSO enables you to provide users access to web applications on any platform, from Microsoft IIS through Apache Web Server and Tomcat to IBM WebSphere and BEA WebLogic.

Widening the focus outside a single organization, we will see how OpenSSO’s implementation of protocols such as SAML, WS-Federation and OpenID works to provide single sign-on to web applications across the entire Internet, meeting the needs of todays enterprise as it integrates with customers, partners and suppliers.

Durée : 45 minutes + 15 minutes questions-answers.

Language : Anglais.