OAuth

HAMBS Selects Forum Systems as Cornerstone of Infrastructure Modernization Initiative

By | Date posted: April 2, 2015

Creator and Provider of the Hospital and Medical Benefits System Picks Forum Sentry API Gateway to Ensure Agile, Secure Access for its Customers and Partners

Forum Systems Inc. today announced that HAMBS, a provider of software development and hosting services to Australia’s private health insurance industry, has selected the company’s industry-leading API security gateway, Forum Sentry, to ensure agile, secure access to its application and services, and better serve its customers and partners. Read more

SAML Or OAuth – Which Is Best For Your Organization?

By | Date posted: December 5, 2014

A couple of years ago if you asked Americans about cloud computing, half would tell you that stormy weather could interfere with cloud computing. Despite not understanding what cloud computing was, 97 percent were using some form of it and a third were already concerned about both security and privacy based on what they had read or heard in the media. 
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How to Use OAuth to Integrate with Public Cloud Services

By | Date posted: March 4, 2014

Traditionally, consumer internet companies have been the dominant users of public cloud services. Now enterprise customers, who initially had strong reservations about public cloud services are integrating their applications with those services. Enterprise applications such as databases, CRMs (Customer Resource Management) and ERPs (Enterprise Resource Planning) have started to leverage cloud services to increase business efficiency and reduce cost. Read more

Introduction to OAuth

By | Date posted: February 18, 2014

OAuth is an open standard for authorizing access to specific applications and data within a server on behalf of the application owner.  The basic model of authentication between a client and an application has evolved to keep up with the demands of mobile and cloud computing. A distributed architecture — where mobile clients request services from multiple protected systems — mandates Single Sign-On (SSO).  OAuth provides a nimble SSO model to accommodate authentication for rapidly evolving mobile applications that consume services from a wide array of internal and external providers.

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