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With the increase in the use of digital platforms, managing multiple passwords across various applications and systems can quickly become a daunting task. As organizations expand and their digital footprints grow, the need for efficient and secure program access management becomes increasingly important. 

Because of this, many companies have implemented a Single Sign-On (SSO) system. SSO offers a simpler authentication process while also strengthening your company’s security measures.

What is Single Sign-On?

At its core, SSO is a centralized authentication system that allows users to access multiple applications and systems with just one set of login credentials. Instead of having to manage multiple logins across different systems, users can use one set of login credentials to access various platforms without the hassle of entering different email and password combinations.

Imagine logging in to your email, project management tool, and CRM all with a single click – that’s the power of utilizing SSO. Whether you’re a small startup or a large enterprise, using SSO offers a convenient and simple solution that also reduces the risk of security breaches.

Why Use Single Sign-On?

What exactly makes SSO such a compelling solution? Let’s break it down:

Streamlined User Experience

With SSO, users no longer need to remember a multitude of passwords for various applications. Instead, they can authenticate themselves once and gain access to all authorized systems and services. This not only enhances user experience but also minimizes the risk of password fatigue and associated security vulnerabilities.

Enhanced Security

Centralizing authentication through SSO significantly reduces the risk of security breaches. By enforcing strong authentication protocols and access controls at a single entry point, organizations can minimize the threat of unauthorized access and streamline security management. Keep an eye out for an upcoming CRIO blog post about SSO compliance and security features.

Industry Standard Adoption

As businesses strive for interoperability and efficiency, utilizing an SSO platform has emerged as a standard practice in the realm of access management. With leading organizations across industries embracing SSO solutions, it has become synonymous with modern authentication practices.

Flexible Integration Options

One of the standout features of SSO is its flexibility in integration. Whether your organization utilizes Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) or Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), SSO can seamlessly integrate with a variety of identity providers, ensuring compatibility with existing infrastructure and systems.

CRIO and Single Sign-On

At CRIO, we offer a flexible SSO integration. Our software is capable of integrating with any Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) Identity Provider (IDP), ensuring a smooth and secure authentication process. Whether your organization utilizes popular SAML-based IDPs like Okta, OneLogin, or Shibboleth, or you have a custom-built solution, our software can seamlessly integrate with your SSO environment. With our robust SSO setup, users can enjoy easier access to CRIO without compromising security or convenience.

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Graphic demonstrating how an SSO login request works within CRIO

Interested in learning more about our SSO integration? Reach out to your Customer Success Manager or email us at support@clinicalresearch.io.

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