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Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) vs Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Both Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) and IAM (Identity and Access Management) are about people who are users of your system: who can access what, how do they prove who they are, and how you manage access over time. Though there are similarities between CIAM and IAM, at their heart they serve different needs.
Let’s take a look at these two identity management archetypes and see how they differ.READ MORE
FusionAuth Expands Support for Authentication Workflows Spanning Multiple Systems
FusionAuth, the authentication and authorization platform built for developers, today announced a new capability enabling software developers to build complex authentication workflows spanning multiple systems and cloud services. The feature, called “Lambda HTTP Connect” allows customers to exchange data with other systems during authentication processes. A frequently requested feature, it is important for any software applications needing data from separate directories or microservices to properly authenticate and authorize end users.READ MORE
Using Single Sign-on with Discord and FusionAuth
Discord is a popular instant messaging and VoIP platform that allows users to form communities around common interests. There are a few reasons you might want to use Discord as your SSO identity provider. Discord is often used by hobby communities ranging from programming, gaming, and electronics to less technical things like finance and cooking. If there’s a community, there’s a good chance they have a Discord server. If you’re building a service aimed at one of these communities, using Discord as your SSO provider can make a lot of sense, allowing your users to log in with an account they already have rather than going through yet another registration process.READ MORE
FusionAuth Secures SOC 2 Type 2 Certification
FusionAuth, the authentication and authorization platform built for developers, today announced it has received its SOC 2 Type 2 certification. Achieving SOC 2 Type 2 compliance, which is focused on the security of an organization’s systems, illustrates to customers that FusionAuth is maintaining its adherence to one of the most stringent, industry-accepted auditing standards for service companies. FusionAuth, which was launched in 2018, achieved its SOC 2 Type 2 certification very early in its company lifecycle because it was focused on governance, risk and compliance practices since its inception.READ MORE
Announcing FusionAuth 1.36
We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.36 of FusionAuth. It shipped in mid April, 2022. The 1.36 releases include bug fixes, a new Identity Provider, and SCIM support.READ MORE