Tag: Identity Management

5 Things You Should Know About OAuth

What is OAuth? OAuth is an an emerging protocol for sharing information between applications without sharing passwords.  Chances are good that you’ve already used Oauth but may not have been aware of it.  (Palmolive – Madge, you’re soaking in it).   OAuth is favored by social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and the …

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What is a Gateway, and what can it do for you?

Since I sell Gateways every day, I thought I would tackle this question. I’ll begin by stating that a Gateway is perhaps one of the most misunderstood and yet most powerful technology component available in a technologist’s arsenal. If you think of a Gateway only as an instrument to secure Web Services, a Gateway is considerably …

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Taming the SharePoint Beast

SharePoint is one of the most pervasively used technologies to come along since Microsoft Office. Once installed, SharePoint has the tendency to spread like a weed, often popping up in uncontrolled ways throughout the enterprise. Users simply love the freedom and autonomy of the tool, which is why CIO’s and CSO’s simply pull their hair …

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