Mobile computing has grown at an unprecedented rate in recent years while innovations in identity and Single Sign-On (SSO) on mobile have lagged behind. We'll look at the state of mobile application SSO including applicable standards such as OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, etc., some best and worst practices in use today, and the availability of relatively new features in the major mobile operating systems that stand to improve the situation for developers and users alike. Bad jokes and gratuitous photographs will be liberally interspersed with actual content.
About the presenter:
As a Distinguished Engineer for Ping Identity, Brian Campbell aspires to one day know what a Distinguished Engineer actually does for a living. In the meantime, he's tried to make himself useful with little things like designing and building much of PingFederate, the product that put Ping Identity on the map. When not making himself useful, he contributes to various identity and security standards including a two-year stint as co-chair of the OASIS Security Services Technical Committee (SAML) and contributions to OAuth, JOSE and COSE in the IETF as well as OpenID Connect. He holds a B.A., magna cum laude, in Computer Science from Amherst College in Massachusetts. Despite spending four years in the state, he has to look up how to spell "Massachusetts" every time he writes it.