Introducing Community Single Sign-On for EDIT

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Introducing Community Single Sign-On for EDIT
: The European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy (EDIT) platform, as well as biodiversity providers in general, provides a multitude of web-based taxonomic applications and services. Also, the diversity of service providers reflects the highly distributed, cross-national organisational infrastructure of taxonomic institutions and collections. This results in a problem of identity management. While the provider's system administrators have to register users and maintain individual access control lists for each offered service, users have to remember a variety of login/password combinations to use all these different services. Therefore, EDIT promotes a Community Single Sign-On (CSSO) security infrastructure, which protects and provides access to all EDIT platform components based on a single identity per user. That way, users need to remember only one login/password combination to use EDIT's platform facilities. And, service providers can proceed to protect their resources and...
Lutz Suhrbier
Added 17 Feb 2011
Updated 17 Feb 2011
Type Journal
Year 2009
Where GI
Authors Lutz Suhrbier
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