How to manage your passwords with single sign-on

The applications we are subscribed to and use every day in the office are so many. It's easy to lose count; there's Adobe, HubSpot, Zendesk, Atlassian, all of which come alongside us in our daily work routine.

Each has different credentials, passwords that we jot down somewhere and then promptly forget. 

In fact, we often end up using the same password to simplify access, putting the security of our information at risk.

How does single sign-on work?

Today we want to tell you about SingleSign-On(SSO), a simple and secure authentication process that allows you, thanks to SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language), to log in to multiple applications using only your Gmail credentials. Google thus becomes the identity provider (IdP) for all those you use.

If you are a G Suite Console administrator , you can enable it for access made by colleagues, with the ability to centrally manage and control access to thousands of additional Apps

The system previously certifies the user's credentials and does not ask to re-enter them again. For some applications it is necessary to register in advance with your own domain and then log in with Google credentials, for others it works directly.

How is single sign-on activated?

In the Administration Console just go to Applications, click on SAML Apps, then click on Enable Single Sign-On for a SAML application. You will be able to see a list of additional Apps and choose the ones you use.

In each you will find parameters needed to synchronize additional Apps with the G Suite account: Service Provider Details, Entity ID, and Start URL.

Please note that thanks to User Provisioning you can share them automatically, once created, for all employees in your company.

How to make corporate data more secure?

To make your business data more secure, we remind you to use:

  • Single Sign-On
  • security tokens They plug into your computer and send an encrypted code to Google's servers without having to type anything on the screen.
  • verification in two factors
  • Mobile Device Management for Android, iOS, Windows and other smartphones
  • Vault (included in G Suite Business and Enterprise version)

Why enable single sign-on?

  • Access additional Apps with one account
  • Simplify access management, user friendly
  • Increase corporate security, follow up on credential use reports
  • Optimize the time spent on password recovery

Have you enabled Single Sign-On from the G Suite console?

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