SAML or CAS SSO - Which Industry Standard Protocol Should You Choose?

Industry standard protocols are the reason that Single Sign-On (SSO) is a popular topic throughout the tech industry.  SSO reduces login prompts for end-users while improving both usability and productivity. Without the use of industry-standard protocols, this entire process would be much more difficult to implement and manage.  However, it can often be difficult to decide which protocol to...

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SAML Single Sign-On for BlackBoard

Sensitive data makes universities a large target for attacks as we have seen in recent news. Increasing both security and providing ease of use for both faculty and students is imperative. PortalGuard’s SAML Plug-in for BlackBoard uses a standards-based approach so you can achieve seamless integration, eliminate multiple password prompts and roll all applications up under a single point of...

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