Strategies to Simplify Passwords (2)

Technology

Pros

Cons

Enterprise SSO
Users sign into the SSO system, which retrieves their credentials and fills in subsequent ID/password login prompts.

Reduces frequency of user signons.

Intrusive client software. Scripts to launch applications. Complicated credential enrollment. High TCO.

Web SSO
Users sign into the WebSSO system and can then access various Web apps without further authentication.

Reduces frequency of user signons.

Only works for Web applications. Agents on each Web application.