- SAML: Security Assertion Language
SAML is an open standard for exchanging authentication and authorization between parties, especially between an identity provider and a service provider. SAML is XML based.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL):
Standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a server and a client—typically a web server (website) and a browser, or a mail server and a mail client. It is more widely known than TLS, or Transport Layer Security, the successor technology of SSL.
- Single sign-on (SSO):
Type of login that permits a user to use one set of login credentials -- for example, a name and password -- to access multiple applications.
- SOAP API:
Structured Query Language is a standardized programming language used to in APIs to define the data to retrieve.
- Step Variable:
- String, or text string:
Letters, numbers, special characters. or a combination of the three that cannot be part of a calculation; therefore are generally constants. A string can be reformatted to meet the requirements of another application. A person's or company's name is a string.