Cloud-based Enterprise Identity Management using OAuth


The basic model of authentication between a client and an application has evolved to keep up with the demands of mobile and cloud computing. A distributed architecture — where mobile clients request services from multiple protected systems — mandates Single Sign-On (SSO).  OAuth provides a nimble SSO model to accommodate authentication for rapidly evolving mobile applications that consume services from a wide array of internal and external providers.

In this white paper, you will learn:

  • Evolution of SSO
  • How OAuth standard is commonly used today
  • Benefits of using an API gateway for deploying OAuth