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OpenEdge Authentication Gateway

Your applications never felt so secure.

Overview

Every organization—from the enterprise to the SMB—faces constant threat from bad actors. Security at the data source is paramount to a successful organizational and application security strategy.

OpenEdge Authentication Gateway ensures trusted identity management by hardening the security of your OpenEdge application environment. It’s offered as both a new feature of our next-generation Progress Application Server for OpenEdge ensuring support of the latest security standards, or as a standalone product.

Key Features

  • Redirects initial access requests to a secure token service (STS) that confirms user legitimacy
  • Assigns a standard, strongly encrypted Client Principle token to authenticated clients to act as the data record that protects against strong cryptography manipulation
  • Client Principle maintains a chain of trust between the token and OpenEdge application
  • Makes authorization decisions for trusted users to ensure proper data access
  • Integrates with popular identity-related services such as LDAP and Active Directory

Key Benefits

  • Enhances the security of your OpenEdge application environment
  • Leverages Progress Application Server for OpenEdge as the underlying technology to ensure support of the latest security standards
  • Redirects all access requests to a secure token service (STS) that confirms user legitimacy and protects from malicious data manipulation
  • Prevents rogue clients from going around the authentication and accessing the database or other application components directly
  • Supports compliance regulation requirements to minimize business risk
OpenEdge Protecting Applpications Whitepaper
Whitepaper

OpenEdge: Protecting Applications in a Challenging Environment

This whitepaper examines the services and tools available to you to ensure that the security of your OpenEdge application is a fundamental factor of your overall security plan.

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Progress OpenEdge 11.7

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