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Intel Releases Cloud-based Single Sign-On Service

Intel has released a single sign-on application that will enable enterprises to use credentials on all of the applications, in addition to scores of others across the Web. More over, Intel’s Cloud SSO service offers two-factor authentication options and has detailed reporting implemented from the start.

Intel LogoIntel’s SSO offering will allow enterprise employees use their credentials on, WebEx, Google Apps, and other internal applications. The offering comes with an easy to use point-and-click provisioning system that also comes coupled with extensive reporting.

Additional layers of security are included as well, as Intel’s latest and greatest also leverages two-factor authentication, so that a one-time password can be sent to a user’s mobile device (iOS, RIM, Android).

“Today, outsourcing identity and security as a service is a viable, fully functional and economical option for companies of all sizes,” said Girish Juneja, director, Intel Application Security and Identity Products.

“The prospect of removing security complexity and relieving the burden of providing connectivity to an ever-increasing list of SaaS apps just makes business sense.”

A trial version of Intel’s SSO offering is available now on’s AppExchange.

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Steve Ragan is a security reporter and contributor for SecurityWeek. Prior to joining the journalism world in 2005, he spent 15 years as a freelance IT contractor focused on endpoint security and security training.