Enterprises are seeing a great potential in cloud-based services. However,
security is a primary concern that keeps enterprise from harnessing the full
potential. Identity management is one of the most important aspects of
security. There is always an authentication required in an application to
identify the user and provide service based on the user details.
Authorization is required to allow only privilege user to execute privilege
operation. An identity store required to maintain the identity and roles for
Identity Management is a solution that takes into consideration all the
identity concerns: authentication, authorization and maintaining identity.
In this article we will discuss some of the challenges occur while moving to
the cloud in terms of identity. And what are the Microsoft technologies
available to resolve identity management issues over the ... (more)