Overview#Federated Identity is the means of linking a Digital Identity and Identity Attributes stored across multiple distinct identity systems.
Federated Identity is typically performed through an Identity Correlation process.
A Federated Identity creates a Digital Subject which is the combination of all of an entity's Digital Identitys within the Digital Context and may include Identity Attributes from one of more Security Domains.
Federated Identity Examples:#
There are many commercial options available; however, most of these options use one or more of the options discussed.
More Information#There might be more information for this subject on one of the following:
- Digital Context
- Digital Subject
- Federated Identity Management
- Ian Glazer
- Identity Broker
- NIST.IR 7817
- OpenID Connect
- OpenID Connect Account Porting
- Single Sign-On
- Single Sign-On Scenarios
- Social Login
- WEB Access Management