A Survey Paper on Social Sign-On Protocol OAuth 2.0

In this paper, the authors present the amalgamation of different social sites and the concept of social sign-on. Latest Trends of using Facebook Platform, Google Friend Connect, and Twitter etc have elevated the concept of social sign-on. These social-networks connect services increase access to and enrich user data in the Social Web, although they also present several security and privacy challenges. It enables a third-party application to obtain limited access to an HTTP service, either on behalf of a resource owner by orchestrating an approval interaction between the resource owner and the HTTP service, or by allowing the third-party application to obtain access on its own behalf.

Provided by: Blue Ocean Publication Topic: Security Date Added: Jun 2013 Format: PDF

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