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FACIUS: An Easy-to-Deploy SAML-based Approach to Federate Non Web-Based Services

Köhler, J.; Labitzke, S.; Simon, M.; Nussbaumer, M.; Hartenstein, H.

Abstract:
Federated identity management yields many advantages such as enhanced usability and improved quality of identity information. Web-based services are already successfully and widely federated using the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML). In terms of usability and quality of identity information non web-based services benefit from being federated in a similar way web-based services do. However, up to this point no versatile approach that can be easily integrated has emerged to federate them. In this paper, we present FACIUS, an architecture that enables the integration of non web-based services into SAML-based federations. FACIUS aims at minimizing the integration effort in terms of both usability and necessary adjustments to existing service deployments. Furthermore, to prove the practicability of the proposed architecture, we present an implementation to federate SSH services.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Telematik (TM)
Steinbuch Centre for Computing (SCC)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Jahr 2012
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen ID: 1000028787
Erschienen in 11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom-2012), Liverpool, UK, Juni 2012
Verlag IEEE, Piscataway (NJ)
Seiten TrustCom-276
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