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Related to federated identity is single sign-on (SSO), in which a user's single authentication ticket, or token, is trusted across multiple IT systems or even organizations. SSO is a subset of federated identity management, as it relates only to authentication and is understood on the level of technical interoperability.


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{{ safesubst:#invoke:Unsubst||$N=Refimprove |date=__DATE__ |$B= {{#invoke:Message box|ambox}} }} A federated identity in information technology is the means of linking a person's electronic identity and attributes, stored across multiple distinct identity management systems.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Related to federated identity is single sign-on (SSO), in which a user's single authentication ticket, or token, is trusted across multiple IT systems or even organizations. SSO is a subset of federated identity management, as it relates only to authentication and is understood on the level of technical interoperability.


Federated identity sections
Intro  Federated identity management  Technologies  Examples  See also  References  

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