Compiled by our expert team of identity consultants and instructors, our glossary of terms used in identity management provides brief explanations about products and terms regularly encountered, plus links to other useful resources. 

What is authentication? | What is Azure AD? | What is Azure AD Application Proxy? | What is Azure AD Connect? | What is Azure AD Connect cloud provisioning? | What is Azure AD hybrid join? | MIM, FIM and ILM compared | What is Blockchain? | What is conditional access| What is decentralized identity? | What is ECMA2? | What is Enterprise Mobility? | What is FIDO2? | What is GRC? | What is HR-driven provisioning? | What is hybrid cloud? | What is identity management| What is identity protection? | What is identity-driven security? | What is machine learning? | What is MFA? | What is MIM? | What is Microsoft Entra? | What is Office 365| What is password hash synchronization (PHS)? | What is pass-through authentication? | What is password writeback? | What is privileged access management | What is privileged identity management? | What is SaaS| What is seamless single sign-on? | What is SSO| What is SSGM| What is the Internet of Things (IoT)| What is the Security Transformation? | What is Zero Trust?


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