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Definition: SSO

SSO or Single Sign On is an authentication process where with the help of one username and password a user uses organizations shared resources which are connected over lan. This is being used in most of the organizations for authentication process.

It increases organization’s productivity because users don’t have to enter login credentials again and again to use organization’s resources. It also helps in maintaining a single centralized database of all the users accessing various resources in the organization. Along with this this technology also centralizes user’s session auditing process which further saves time and cost.

In daily life, a simple example of this technology is Facebook connect where one can use his/her Facebook login credentials to access multiple accounts.


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