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Kansas City April 2008 Meeting

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The Kansas_City OWASP chapter met on April 30, 2008 at Centriq Training in Leawood, KS.

Meeting Summary

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Speakers: Karen Fritsche & Sarah Heinen on Security Access Mark-up Language (SAML) & Single Sign-on Implementation

To accomplish a Web Single Sign-On application with their brokerage back office vendor, American Century Investments solution included the use of SAML. This presentation will provide an overview of: SAML, its benefits and several Single Sign-On options; integration, architecture and configuration options; and the SAML SSO implementation completed by American Century Investments.

Karen Fritsche is an Application Architect and Sarah Heinen is a Programmer / Analyst with American Century Investments in Kansas City. As part of the IT application development team that supports the company's retail web sites and, they focus on the secure on-line financial transactions of the sites, either through internal services or by establishing single sign-on connectivity to third party vendor sites.