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Shibboleth is an Internet2 Middleware Initiative project that has created an architecture and open-source implementation for federated identity-based authentication and authorization infrastructure based on Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML). Federated identity allows for information about users in one security domain to be provided to other organizations in a federation. This allows for cross-domain single sign-on and removes the need for content providers to maintain user names and passwords. Identity providers (IdPs) supply user information, while service providers (SPs) consume this information and get access to secure content. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Shibboleth)

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Metadata related to 'shibboleth' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'shibboleth': 35 (2.0% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'shibboleth' across all Ariadne articles: 246
  • Average number of references to 'shibboleth' per Ariadne article: 7.03
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'shibboleth': 2002-01
  • Trending factor of 'shibboleth': 0.4 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'shibboleth':

  1. martin moyle (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. masha garibyan (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. simon mcleish (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. james sankar (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. ann borda (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Turning on the Lights for the User: NISO Discovery to Delivery Forum

Laura Akerman and Kim Durante report on Discovery to Delivery, Creating a First-Class User Experience, a NISO Forum on today's information seekers and current standards developments held in March 2010 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center.

April 2010, issue63, event report

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