What is sso?
The authentication and authorization system BuzzFeed developed to provide a secure, single sign-on experience for access to the many internal web apps used by our employees.
sso is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.
sso is an open source tool with 2.9K GitHub stars and 173 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to sso's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses sso?
3 companies reportedly use sso in their tech stacks, including BuzzFeed, coinatstar, and Delineo.
32 developers on StackShare have stated that they use sso.
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