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IDM.nrw – First Milestone in the Implementation Project

January 5th, 2022 | by
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Logo IDM.nrw

The project Federated Identity Management.nrw (IDM.nrw) aims to implement a federated Identity Management (FIDM). The federation of the local IDM systems of the institutions in North Rhine-Westphalia should enable users to access the services of various universities at any time and from anywhere with just one account.

The IT Center of RWTH Aachen University is in charge of pursuing this goal together with the consortium partners Ruhr University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen and Aachen University of Applied Sciences. Read the rest of this entry »

Single sign-on: What does that actually mean?

December 6th, 2021 | by
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Single Sign-On – one single authentication for multiple services

Our everyday life is closely accompanied by the internet. We communicate with our peers on the net, share memories on social media, we shop online, search for answers to various questions in forums and much more. All these services usually require a login via username and password. With intensive use of various online services, it is sometimes easy to lose track of everything. This can often lead to downright password chaos. Single Sign-On (SSO) is intended to remove or precisely prevent this chaos. Read the rest of this entry »