What Does SSO Mean?

SSO means "Single Sign-On."

The abbreviation SSO is used with the meaning "Single Sign On" to refer to an authentication service that permits a user to use one set of login credentials (e.g., username and password) to access multiple applications or programs. SSO is principally employed for convenience. If not deployed correctly it can degrade security. However, as it allows users to employ just one password, SSO can also greatly enhance security as it means that users are less likely to write down multiple passwords or to select passwords that are easily remembered (and, therefore, easily cracked).

SSO is widely used in a business context, on social media accounts, and in video conferencing apps (such as Zoom).

Summary of Key Points

"Single Sign-On" is the most common definition for SSO on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Zoom. Here is some more information about SSO:
Definition:Single Sign-On
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

Example of SSO Used in a Text


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