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Category: AWS Single Sign-On (SSO)

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Journey to Adopt Cloud-Native Architecture Series: #4 – Governing Security at Scale and IAM Baselining

In Part 3 of this series, Improved Resiliency and Standardized Observability, we talked about design patterns that you can adopt to improve resiliency, achieve minimum business continuity, and scale applications with lengthy transactions (more than 3 minutes). As a refresher from previous blogs in this series, our example ecommerce company’s “Shoppers” application runs in the cloud. […]

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Field Notes: Integrating Active Directory Federation Service with AWS Single Sign-On

Enterprises use Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) with single sign-on, to solve operational and security challenges by allowing the usage of a single set of credentials for multiple applications. This improves the user experience and helps manage access to the applications in a centralized way. AWS offers a native cloud-based single sign-on solution called […]

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Field Notes: Integrating a Multi-Forest Source Environment with AWS SSO

During re:Invent 2019, AWS announced a new way to integrate external identity sources such as Azure Active Directory with auto provisioning of identities and groups in AWS Single Sign-On (AWS SSO). In March 2020, AWS SSO afforded customers the possibility to connect their Okta Identity Cloud to AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) in order to manage […]

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