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Secure single sign-on among set of independent web applications

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000011800D
Original Publication Date: 2003-Mar-17
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Mar-17

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A program is disclosed that allows a secure single sign-on (or single login) facility for a distributed set of cooperating web applications. The first time a user logs into to a member of the set, the user is required to authenticate (sign in or login); subsequent access to other members of the set of cooperating applications can occur with authentication, but without the user having to manually sign in again on each additional application. The program does not require cryptographic or other security software beyond that which is commonly found in web programming environments.