Implementing trust in IAM Course

Many IAM systems are based on trust. Learn how IAM can be simplified using single sign-on, federation and transitive trust.

36 minutes

Course description

Forcing users to maintain identities on multiple different IAM systems degrades user experience and introduces new security risks. Learn how single sign-on (SSO), federation and transitive trust can be used to build more usable IAM systems without compromising the security of the parties involved.


Overview of Implementing trust in IAM

Video - 00:01:00

Overview of Implementing trust in IAM
Transitive trust

Video - 00:09:00

This video discusses the concept of transitive trust for IAM.

Video - 00:10:00

This video describes how federated identity works.
Single sign-on

Video - 00:13:00

This video discusses single sign-on (SSO) and how it works.
Introduction to trust

Video - 00:03:00

This video introduces how IAM can be simplified using trust.

Meet the author

Howard Poston

Howard Poston is a copywriter, author, and course developer with experience in cybersecurity and blockchain security, cryptography, and malware analysis. He has an MS in Cyber Operations, a decade of experience in cybersecurity, and over five years of experience as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He is also the creator of over a dozen cybersecurity courses, has authored two books, and has spoken at numerous cybersecurity conferences. He can be reached by email at or via his website at

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