The National Ministry of Education Relies Upon RSA to Rationalise Identity Management
Source: RSA Security
The French Ministry of Education is made up of 1,255,698 employees spread across 30 local education authorities. It incorporates 9,636 colleges and lycees, and 55,667 ecoles, equating to 12 million school children and 2.2 million college students. As part of the state's mission to make information systems accessible to the greatest possible number of users, the French Ministry of Education has launched a huge identity management project which will facilitate and accelerate the sharing of IT resources. The solution is built upon SSO-type rights and permission management, identity federation mechanisms and a strong authentication system using RSA Access Manager, RSA Federated Identity Manager & RSA SecurID.