Identity Fusion Blog: Authentication

OpenDJ Attribute Uniqueness (and the Effects on OpenAM)

In real life we tend to value those traits that make us unique from others; but in an identity management deployment uniqueness is essential to the authentication process and..

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Understanding OpenAM and OpenDJ Account Lockout Behaviors

The OpenAM Authentication Service can be configured to lock a user’s account after a defined number of log in attempts has failed.  Account Lockout is disabled by default, but..

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It’s OK to Get Stressed Out with OpenAM

In fact, it’s HIGHLY recommended…. Performance testing and stress testing are closely related and are essential tasks in any OpenAM deployment.

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How to Configure OpenAM Signing Keys

The exchange of SAML assertions between an Identity Provider (IdP) and a Service Provider (SP) uses Public-key Cryptography to validate the identity of the IdP and the integrity..

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Opinions About the Federal Government’s Identity Initiative

Interesting read. This is essentially a WebSSO initiative with authentication based on CAC type ID cards or OpenID.

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Identity Management Lessons from Sarah Palin

By now, many of you have already heard about the hacking of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s Yahoo e-mail account earlier this week (on or about Tuesday 9/16/2008). If not, here is a..

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