SAML vs OAuth 2.0 vs OIDC (OpenID Connect)
Understanding the differences between the three most common authorisation protocols
- What is SAML?
- What is OAuth?
- What is OIDC?
- A version history and background to the three most common authorisation protocols – SAML, OAuth & OIDC (OpenID Connect)
- Comparisons of the protocols
- Protocol suitability for certain business needs and best use cases, including customer SSO, B2B SSO, enterprise federation, API authorisation, UMA, Customer IAM & mobile identity
Essential reading for anyone considering the best way to implement Single Sign-On and identity federation.