|IAM||Identity and access management||Gartner's definition|
|IdM||Identity management (IdM) describes the management of individual principals, their authentication, authorization, and privileges within or across system and enterprise boundaries with the goal of increasing security and productivity while decreasing cost, downtime and repetitive tasks.||IdM on Wikipedia|
|AM||Access management describes management of individuals authorization and privileges|
|SSO|| Single Sign on - The user logs on once for multiple applications.
Also includes autentication of users towards backend services.
|UserIdentity||This is the user as stored in LDAP and NOT the accesses and roles, which is derived from the user-company contract(s) (employee, member, buyer etc.) UserIdentityBackend - UIB|
|UserCredential||Used for logging on, i.e. username and password|
|UserToken||A key given to the applicatin on behalf of the logged on user.||What is the diff between Security token and user token? Security token on Wikipedia|
|UserTokenID||The session-representation for a user-session in Whydah SSO|
|applicationTokenID||The session-token for an application collaborating in the Whydah SSO|
|SSOTicket||A one-time handover-token from one application to another to pass along a logged-on user between applications SSO||Also called UserTicket or just Ticket in SSO terminology|