saml tutorial

SAML makes connecting apps to Okta’s IAM/CIAM tools easier—and a SAML tutorial makes it simple to learn how. Here you’ll find all the info you need to make your SAML integrations and authentications work to your standards, giving your business, its users, and the IT team a boost.

What Is SAML and How Does It Work?

SAML stands for Security Assertion Markup Language, an open standard that passes authorization credentials from identity providers (IdPs) to service providers (SPs). Put simply, it enables secure communication between applications and allows users to gain access with a single set of credentials. Before we can dive too deeply into what SAML is used…