Identity Access Management

[IAM] Explaining Security Assertion Markup Language ( SAML 2.0 )

What is SAML? Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) is an open standard federation protocol. SAML was introduced in 2001 SAML 2.0 superseded SAML in 2005 SAML protocol is used for authentication (AUTHN), and authorization (AUTHZ), and is often used for SSO (Single Sign-on) to web-based applications. The SAML specification defines three entities or roles: The   →