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SERVICES

Office of Information Security

Web Single Sign-On (WebSSO / WebAccess)

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WHAT IS WEBSSO?

Web Single Sign-On (WebSSO) is a service that enables users to securely authenticate with multiple applications and websites by logging in only once with just one set of credentials.

 

 

WEBSSO AT PENN STATE

Penn State’s Web Single Sign-On service (WebAccess) is a service of Identity and Access Management (IAM).

As part of the University’s IT Modernization strategy, a project is currently underway to eliminate reliance on legacy authentication methods and begin leveraging newer, more robust technologies available through Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory SSO component.

 

 

LEARN MORE

Visit the WebSSO SharePoint site to learn more about WebSSO, including:

  • Modernization Project benefits, timeline and status
  • How to integrate new web apps with Penn State’s Azure SSO
  • How to migrate existing web apps away from Cosign