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Identity Q&A


OpenID Connect, SAML v2.0, and OAuth 2.0 are open standards that establish protocols for federated identity management, enabling companies to provide users with access to multiple 3rd party systems via a single login. OpenID Connect is a new standard, built on top of OAuth 2.0, that allows users to employ a single set of credentials to authenticate with numerous online services. Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) is an older XML-based standard for exchanging authentication and authorization data between parties.