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Linux is a computer operating system developed as free and open source software. What started as Linus Torvalds’ “just for fun” project has now become an operating system that powers 98% of the world’s super computers, as well as financial trades and tens of millions Android phones and consumer devices. Companies use Linux for numerous reasons, including computer architecture support, embedded systems, stability, security, localization to a specific region or language, targeting of specific user groups, support for real-time applications, and commitment to a given desktop environment. Linux Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) integrates with SafeNet Trusted Access in order to provide secure remote access solutions to these systems.Companies around the world use Linux to solve tough problems and innovate solutions using a collaborative infrastructure and services. Linux shared environments are accessed by many and that access must be protected. As part of its security, Linux PAM integrates with SafeNet Trusted Access in order to provide secure remote access solutions. 1796 18th Street, Suite CSan FranciscoCalifornia
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Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM)

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Evolved from the Unix Pluggable Authentication Modules architecture, Linux Pluggable Authentication Modules (PAM) provide dynamic authentication support for applications and services in a Linux environment. Linux PAM security is enhanced by SafeNet Trusted Access, which provides additional security via strong authentication, and augments the existing network log on mechanism by requiring a secure dynamic, one-time password.

Building on Thales’s award winning authentication service, SafeNet Trusted Access combines authentication and access management in a fully integrated cloud service. Our service lets you transform your business and operate securely in the cloud by preventing data breaches, simplifying access for users, and enabling compliance.

Our customers include over 25,000 organizations and 30 million users worldwide across all industries. Partnering with Thales for the long term, they trust our innovative access management and authentication services to help them securely adopt new ways of doing business on mobile, and in the cloud.

Resources and Additional Information

 SafeNet Authentication Service (SAS) is now SafeNet Trusted Access (STA).

For STA SAML integrations, please refer to STA Application Catalog. For STA RADIUS integrations, please refer to STA RADIUS Integration guides page on Thales Customer Portal.

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