Identity as a Service (IDaaS) describes a group of organisations like Okta that offer identity solutions that allow admins to secure their digital information, from cloud-based apps to on-prem services. Single sign-on is one key element of IDaaS, while lifecycle management and user credentials round out the IDaaS platform.

What Is Single Sign-On (SSO)?

Single sign-on (SSO) is a user authentication tool that enables users to securely access multiple applications and services using just one set of credentials. Whether your workday relies on Slack, Asana, Google Workspace, or Zoom, SSO provides you with a pop-up widget or login page with just one password that gives you access to every integrated…