Q. We use IP recognition and/or organizational username/passwords to enable access – isn’t that enough?


IP recognition tools and organizational username/passwords are poor substitutes for federated access management. These access methods are inherently insecure and can’t provide users with personalization features. To enable personalization, users would need to create a personal account with each publishing platform they want to access which creates another barrier to usage. It’s also more difficult to identify misuse or provide any kind of meaningful statistics as IP only recognizes the organization, not individual users.

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