Identity federation standards ease authentication pains
Federation frameworks like SAML, OpenID and Cardspace promise to make authentication easier across applications and the Web. How do these frameworks compare, and what do they offer for financial services organizations looking to ease the authentication process? This tip explains.
Entitlement management systems alleviate access control pain points
Entitlement management can be a costly and time consuming. Access control expert Tony Bradley explains how an entitlement management system can help.
Integrating biometrics with an existing enterprise IAM architecture was once a trying task, but it's much easier today because many biometrics products are designed to work hand in hand with Active Directory. Joel Dubin explains what Active Directory can do and how financial organizations can make the most of it.
Global authentication policies made easy
The challenge of implementing global authentication policies can be alleviated. Joel Dubin lays out best practices for overcoming language, culture and architecture problems.
Pros and cons of multifactor authentication technology for consumers
Multifactor consumer authentication is a must-have for financial services firms, but there are a number of different types of multifactor authentication technology from which to choose. In this tip, contributor Judith M. Myerson addresses the pros and cons of several types of multifactor consumer authentication.
This was first published in December 2008