Single-Sign On Using Social Networking Sites

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Topic: Security
Format: PDF
In this paper, the authors describe the best of using Single Sign On (SSO) using social networking sites. The practice of implementing traditional username/password authentication on the Internet suffers from a number of issues that reduce its efficacy, increase costs, and significantly increase risk for an organization. Fortunately by leveraging third-party Authentication through social login, in which existing identities from social networks like Facebook, Google, and Twitter are used to register and sign in to other sites. Companies can mitigate risks of theft of passwords, reduce costs, and improve new customer conversion rates.

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