Securing the Perimeter: Deploying Identity and Access

Securing the Perimeter: Deploying Identity and Access Management with Free Open Source Software Leverage existing free open source software to build an identity and access management IAM platform that can serve your organization for the long term With the emergence of open standards and open source software it s now easier than ever to build and operate your own IAM stackThe most common culprit of the largest hacks has been bad personal identification In terms of bang for your buck effective access control is the best investment you can make Financially it s valuable to prevent than to detect a security breach That s why Identity and Access Management IAM is a critical component of an organization s security infrastructure In the past IAM software has been available only from large enterprise software vendors Commercial IAM offerings are bundled as suites because IAM is not just one component It s a number of components working together including web authentication authorization cryptographic and persistence services Securing the Perimeter documents a recipe to take advantage of open standards to build an enterprise class IAM service using free open source software This recipe can be adapted to meet the needs of both small and large organizations While not a comprehensive guide for every application this book provides the key concepts and patterns to help administrators and developers leverage a central security infrastructureCloud IAM service providers would have you believe that managing an IAM is too hard Anything unfamiliar is hard but with the right road map it can be mastered You may find SaaS identity solutions too rigid or too expensive Or perhaps you don t like the idea of a third party holding the credentials of your users the keys to your kingdom Open source IAM provides an alternative Take control of your IAM infrastructure if digital services are key to your organization s success What You ll Learn Understand why you should deploy a centralized authentication and policy management infrastructureUse the SAML or Open ID Standards for web or single sign on and OAuth for API Access ManagementSynchronize data from existing identity repositories such as Active DirectoryDeploy two factor authentication servicesWho This Book Is For Security architects CISO CSO system engineers administrators and software developers

About the Author: Michael Schwartz

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